Meeting News

Losing weight alleviates some migraine-related disabilities

March 26, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Patients with both obesity and migraine reported reduced migraine frequency, duration, pain intensity and disability after weight…

Perspective

More than 280,000 kids treated for TBIs in EDs every year

March 14, 2019
Pediatric sports- and recreation-related traumatic brain injuries, or SRR-TBIs, cause more than 280,000 visits to EDs throughout the United States…

In the JournalsPerspective

Severity of Zika outbreak explains microcephaly rate in northeast Brazil

March 14, 2019
In 2015, northeast Brazil experienced a disproportionately higher rate of microcephaly than anywhere else in the country. Researchers explained that…

In the Journals

Risk for Alzheimer’s disease extends beyond immediate relatives

March 13, 2019
Recent study results demonstrate that not only were individuals with first-degree relatives who had Alzheimer’s disease at higher risk for…

In the Journals

Diet quality at midlife does not influence dementia risk

March 12, 2019
Patients’ diet quality during midlife was not significantly associated with a subsequent risk for dementia, according to findings recently…

In the Journals

High systolic BP associated with less cognitive decline

March 11, 2019
Patients aged 75 years and older who underwent treatment for systolic BP of 130 mm Hg or higher showed less cognitive impairment vs. those with…

In the Journals

Cholinergic treatment shows promise in primary progressive aphasia

March 11, 2019
Cholinesterase inhibitors, the most frequently used therapeutic agent to treat Alzheimer’s disease, appeared to help patients with primary…

In the Journals

Prolonged postmenopausal hormone therapy may increase Alzheimer's risk

March 8, 2019
Undergoing postmenopausal hormone therapy for 10 years or more may increase the risk for Alzheimer’s disease, according to findings published…

Meeting News

MS may not worsen after pregnancy

March 7, 2019
Despite long-held beliefs, women with multiple sclerosis did not demonstrate increased risk for relapse after pregnancy, breastfeeding and resuming…

In the Journals

Heart-healthy diets associated with better cognitive function

March 6, 2019
Heart-healthy diets, such as the Mediterranean diet, that are rich in fruits and vegetables, moderate in nuts, fish and alcohol and low in meat and…

Meeting News

Depression may increase stroke risk

March 6, 2019
Elevated depressive symptoms were associated with an increased risk for incident ischemic stroke, according to findings that will be presented at the…

Meeting News

Soda may worsen MS symptoms

March 5, 2019
Individuals with multiple sclerosis who consumed high amounts of soda and sugar-sweetened beverages were more likely to experience severe disability…

FDA News

FDA grants headache drug priority review

March 5, 2019
The FDA recently granted priority review to the supplemental Biologics License Application for Emgality injection for the preventive treatment of…

Meeting News

BMI affects survival after stroke

March 4, 2019
People with a higher BMI are more likely to survive a stroke, according to findings being presented at the upcoming American Academy of Neurology…

Meeting News

Link found between sleep apnea, higher levels of Alzheimer’s disease biomarker

March 4, 2019
Witnessed sleep apneas were significantly associated with tau in a part of the brain that helps with memory, according to findings that will be…

FDA News

FDA warns CanaRx to stop distributing ‘unapproved, misbranded’ drugs

March 1, 2019
The FDA recently posted a warning letter to CanaRx requesting it immediately stop dispensing “unapproved new drugs” and…

Meeting News

Medical marijuana relieves symptoms of chronic disease in older adults

February 28, 2019
Medical marijuana was safe and effective for improving symptoms such as pain, sleep disorders and anxiety due to chronic diseases in older adults…

In the Journals

Haloperidol plus lorazepam best treatment for delirium

February 27, 2019
Results from a large network meta-analysis found that haloperidol plus lorazepam appears to be the best treatment — and ramelteon the best…

In the Journals

Migraines associated with increased stroke risk

February 27, 2019
Patients who developed migraine with aura later in life were at increased risk for stroke, according to findings recently published in Headache.

In the JournalsPerspective

Being mentally, physically active in middle age may lower dementia risk

February 20, 2019
Women with higher levels of cognitive and physical activity in midlife demonstrated a reduced risk for dementia diseases later in life, according to…