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Alzheimer's Blood Test Predicts Who Might Benefit Most From Anti-Amyloid Drugs

β€” Novel two-cutoff approach may reduce need for confirmatory PET scans

8 Hrs Ago
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Personality Predictors of Dementia; Parkinson's Blood Test; Klotho in Alzheimer's

News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience

11 Hrs Ago
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How Much Pain Is 'Enough' to Prescribe Opioids?

A compliance plan can help optimize clinical decision-making

Dec 05, 2023
Deep Brain Stimulation Revives Cognitive Function After Traumatic Brain Injury

Pilot study shows promise in people with chronic cognitive deficits

Dec 04, 2023
Orphan Drug Costs; Digital Devices for Diabetes

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Dec 02, 2023
Deep Brain Stimulation Revives Cognitive Function After Traumatic Brain Injury

Pilot study shows promise in people with chronic cognitive deficits

Orphan Drug Costs; Digital Devices for Diabetes

Also in TTHealthWatch: smoking cessation benefits

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Years of Progressing Facial Numbness and Deteriorating Vision Drives Diagnosis

Suspect perineural recurrence of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, experts urge

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Child Presents With Seizures and Pulsating Headaches

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome offers an important diagnostic clue

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Man Goes Blind After Binging on Booze and Crystal Meth

Look beyond uremia and acidosis for rare cause of lentiform fork sign on MRI, authors say

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Rare Syndrome After COVID Vaccines Described

"Long vax" events often include neurologic symptoms

Dec 01, 2023
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Afib Guidelines Add New Stages, Upgrade Catheter Ablation

Specific lifestyle measures also recommended

Nov 30, 2023
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Deep-Learning Model Shows Promise for ADHD Diagnosis in Teens

AI algorithm identified significant differences in nine brain white matter tracts

Nov 30, 2023
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Coronary Heart Disease by Age 45 Linked With Subsequent Dementia

All-cause dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and vascular dementia risks elevated

Nov 29, 2023
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Progression Independent of Relapse Activity in Pediatric-Onset MS

Early treatment with disease-modifying therapy may offer some protection

Nov 29, 2023
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Common Headaches May Be Pains in the Neck

Imaging links inflammation to migraine and tension headaches

Nov 29, 2023
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FDA Warns of Rare Life-Threatening Reaction to Anti-Seizure Drugs

Prescribing information changed for levetiracetam, clobazam

Nov 28, 2023
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Medical Staff Credentialing Case Heads to New Jersey Supreme Court

Neurosurgery practice claims hospital skipped due process to orchestrate its ouster

Nov 28, 2023
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Alzheimer's Tied to Military Service; Long COVID Sleepiness; NurOwn Tries Again

News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience

Nov 28, 2023
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COVID Tied to Changes in Brain Microstructure

Alterations seen in both long COVID patients and those who recovered from infection

Nov 28, 2023
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Cognitive Scores Improve With Personal Coaching

Trial shows better outcomes for people at high dementia risk

Nov 27, 2023
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Early Interventions for Autism; Imaging After Stenting

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Nov 25, 2023
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Longer Use of ADHD Meds May Boost Heart Risk

Observational data suggest particular risk for hypertension and arterial disease

Nov 22, 2023
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Alzheimer's Drug Trials Should Report Effect Sizes, Researchers Say

How effective are anti-amyloid treatments?

Nov 22, 2023
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