American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

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Online portal for PCPs, patients effective for pediatric migraine treatment

April 19, 2016
Providing primary care physicians with a tool designed specifically for treating pediatric migraine may lead to overall improvements in…
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Autism common comorbidity of genetic disorders

April 19, 2016
Recent findings presented at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting indicated autism spectrum disorders are a common comorbidity of genetic…
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Late-onset OCD may indicate dementia risk

April 18, 2016
Obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms often occur prior to dementia diagnosis and are frequently accompanied by anxiety, depression and psychosis…
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Hypertensive pregnancy disorders associated with worse neurological outcomes

April 18, 2016
Hypertensive pregnancy disorders were associated with smaller brain volume and slower cognitive performances, according to research presented at the…
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Migraine may increase risk for IBS in patients without comorbid mood disorders

April 18, 2016
Migraine was a risk factor for future development of irritable bowel syndrome in patients who do not have comorbid mood disorders, but not in…

Ultrasound headset may help diagnose concussions in athletes

April 18, 2016
Results from a study to be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s Annual Meeting found the use of transcranial Doppler ultrasound…
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Adjunctive extended-release molindone effective for impulsive aggression in ADHD

April 18, 2016
Data presented at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting indicated certain dosages of extended-release molindone were effective for…
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Benzodiazepine use may increase risk for dementia

April 15, 2016
Chinese adults with dementia had a higher cumulative dose of benzodiazepines, compared with peers without dementia, according to research presented…
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Once-daily Aptiom demonstrates efficacy similar to twice-daily carbamazepine in epilepsy

April 15, 2016
Once-a-day Aptiom was as effective at controlling seizures in patients with epilepsy as twice-a-day carbamazepine, according to a preliminary study…
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Childhood abuse increases risk for migraine, depression, anxiety

April 15, 2016
Emotional and sexual abuse during childhood had a significant and direct impact on migraine, depression and anxiety outcomes in adulthood, while…