Meeting News

Effient superior to Brilinta in patients with acute coronary syndrome

September 9, 2019
The rate of death, myocardial infarction or stroke was significantly reduced at 1 year with Effient compared with Brilinta in patients with acute…

In the Journals

Migraine significant risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease

September 5, 2019
A history of migraine was a significant risk factor for Alzheimer's disease and for all-cause dementia, but not vascular dementia, according to a…

In the Journals

Pradaxa safe, effective for recurrent VTE prevention

September 3, 2019
Warfarin and Pradaxa were both safe and effective at preventing recurrent venous thrombotic events in patients with cerebral venous thrombosis…

In the Journals

LMNA gene mutation linked to neuromuscular, cardiac conditions in most patients

September 3, 2019
Patients with LMNA gene mutations are likely to develop life-threatening neuromuscular or cardiac conditions, according to study results published…

FDA News

FDA approves Nourianz for Parkinson’s disease

August 28, 2019
The FDA has approved Nourianz tablets as an add-on treatment to levodopa/carbidopa in adults with Parkinson’s disease who are experiencing…

In the Journals

ADHD drug may change brain white matter in boys

August 27, 2019
Methylphenidate — a drug used to treat ADHD — may affect specific tracts in brain white matter in boys with the disorder, according to…

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Concussions put NFL players at risk for erectile dysfunction, low testosterone

August 26, 2019
Former National Football League players who experienced more concussions during their careers reported more erectile dysfunction and low testosterone…

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Maternal fluoride exposure during pregnancy linked to lower IQ scores in kids

August 19, 2019
Findings from a prospective, multicenter birth cohort study published in JAMA Pediatrics suggested that maternal exposure to fluorinated water during…

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Neural marker may detect autism in nonverbal adults

August 19, 2019
Researchers have identified a possible nonverbal, neural marker of autism, according to study results published in Current Biology. “Autism…

Meeting News

Ubrogepant outperforms triptans as migraine treatment

August 16, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The oral calcitonin gene-related peptide antagonist ubrogepant provided better pain relief than triptans in patients with…

Meeting News

Regular, moderate exercise may help delay Alzheimer’s in at-risk older adults

August 13, 2019
Moderate exercise may help delay the development of Alzheimer's disease biomarkers in at-risk older adults, according to three studies presented at…

In the Journals

Social contact during midlife appears to lower dementia risk

August 12, 2019
Study findings published in PLOS Medicine showed that more frequent social contact with friends at age 60 years was linked to lower risk of…

Meeting News

Eptinezumab provides ‘rapid, robust’ benefit in patients with migraine

August 12, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Patients who received eptinezumab, a monoclonal antibody that inhibits calcitonin gene-related peptide, had more migraine-free…

In the Journals

Coffee, soda drinkers may have increased migraine risk

August 8, 2019
Patients with episodic migraine who drank three or more servings of caffeinated beverages daily were more likely to have headache by the end of day…

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Cerebral palsy tied to increased risk for mental health disorders

August 6, 2019
Adults with cerebral palsy, particularly those with neurodevelopmental disorders, have increased risk for mental health disorders compared with…

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Liver functioning may play role in Alzheimer’s pathophysiology

August 6, 2019
Altered liver function markers appeared associated with Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis and impaired memory and executive function, as well as…

In the Journals

High hemoglobin levels, anemia linked to dementia, Alzheimer’s risk

August 5, 2019
In the general population, both high and low levels of hemoglobin were linked to a greater long-term risk for dementia, including Alzheimer’s…

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Women who develop preeclampsia are at five-times greater risk for ESKD

August 1, 2019
Women who had no major comorbidities before their first pregnancy but who developed preeclampsia had a five-fold increased risk for end-stage kidney…

In the Journals

Eggs, cholesterol intake, may not be linked to stroke risk

July 30, 2019
Neither egg nor cholesterol intake was associated with the risk for stroke in middle-aged to older men from Finland, including those who carried the…

Meeting News

Headache treatment: The long journey to evidence-based guidelines

July 25, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Headache treatment has come a long way to reach the current system of evidence-based guidelines, according to a presentation at…