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September 19, 2022

FDA Fast Tracks Approval of Therapy for Rare Neurologic Disorder FDA Fast Tracks Approval of Therapy for Rare Neurologic Disorder

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to the novel gene therapy elivaldogene autotemcel (Skysona, bluebird bio) for the treatment of cerebral […]
September 16, 2022

Computer Models Could Be Next Step in Decoding the Brain Computer Models Could Be Next Step in Decoding the Brain

All day long, your brain cells are sending and receiving messages through electrical and chemical signals. These messages help you do things like move your muscles […]
September 16, 2022

Brain Resiliency: When Boxers Retire, Cognition and Memory Improve Brain Resiliency: When Boxers Retire, Cognition and Memory Improve

Boxers and mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters can recover cognitive and memory skills after they retire from fighting, results of a longitudinal study show. Dr Aaron […]
September 15, 2022

COVID-19 Linked to Increased Alzheimer’s Risk COVID-19 Linked to Increased Alzheimer’s Risk

COVID-19 has been linked to a significantly increased risk for new-onset Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a new study suggests. The study of more than 6 million people […]
September 13, 2022

Visual Perception Test Distinguishes AD From Lewy Body Dementia Visual Perception Test Distinguishes AD From Lewy Body Dementia

A quick and easily administered test that measures visual perception can accurately distinguish mild to moderate dementia associated with Lewy body disease (LBD) from dementia associated […]
September 12, 2022

Even Mild COVID Tied to Vascular Impairment Even Mild COVID Tied to Vascular Impairment

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 infection is significantly associated with chronically impaired cerebral vasoreactivity (CVR), results […]
September 12, 2022

News Anchor Recovering After Stroke on Live TV News Anchor Recovering After Stroke on Live TV

Television news anchor Julie Chin is recovering after experiencing stroke-like symptoms live on air earlier this month. Chin, an anchor for NBC local news affiliate KRJH […]
September 9, 2022

CRP May Flag Patients at Risk for Poststroke Delirium CRP May Flag Patients at Risk for Poststroke Delirium

Adding the evaluation of serum C-reactive protein (CRP) level to other clinical predictors may help identify which patients will experience delirium following a stroke, new research […]
September 8, 2022

More to Misophonia Than Meets the Ear More to Misophonia Than Meets the Ear

New imaging research into misophonia, a condition characterized by an extreme aversion to certain sounds, particularly chewing, shows that the condition is more complex than was […]
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