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August 18, 2021

Ex-Head of Purdue Pharma Denies Responsibility for Opioid Crisis Ex-Head of Purdue Pharma Denies Responsibility for Opioid Crisis

A man looks at cardboard gravestones with the names of victims of opioid abuse outside the courthouse where the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy is taking place in […]
August 18, 2021

Mediterranean Diet Slows Progression of Atherosclerosis in CHD Mediterranean Diet Slows Progression of Atherosclerosis in CHD

For patients with coronary heart disease (CHD), following a Mediterranean diet is more effective in reducing progression of atherosclerosis than following a low-fat diet, according to […]
August 18, 2021

Intranasal DHE Safe for Acute Migraine: STOP 301 Published Intranasal DHE Safe for Acute Migraine: STOP 301 Published

An intranasal formulation of dihydroergotamine (DHE) for the acute treatment of migraine is safe and well tolerated, new research suggests. Initial results from the phase 3 […]
August 18, 2021

Widespread Pain Linked to Increased Dementia, Stroke Risk Widespread Pain Linked to Increased Dementia, Stroke Risk

Widespread pain (WSP) is associated with a 43% increased risk for all-cause dementia and a 47% increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) dementia, new research shows. […]
August 17, 2021

Pediatric MS Tied to Autoimmune Disorders in Families Pediatric MS Tied to Autoimmune Disorders in Families

Rates of autoimmune diseases, including thyroid disorders and multiple sclerosis (MS), are higher among families of patients with pediatric MS compared with unaffected families, new research […]
August 17, 2021

Selma Blair Reports Multiple Sclerosis Remission Selma Blair Reports Multiple Sclerosis Remission

Actress Selma Blair has reported that she’s now in remission after years of a serious multiple sclerosis flare, according to People. Blair, 49, was diagnosed with […]
August 13, 2021

MS Treatment Choice May Influence Depression Risk MS Treatment Choice May Influence Depression Risk

The choice of treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) may influence depression risk in this patient population, new research suggests. Investigators found that the monoclonal antibody rituximab, […]
August 12, 2021

FDA Approves First Drug for Idiopathic Hypersomnia FDA Approves First Drug for Idiopathic Hypersomnia

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an oral solution of calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium oxybates (Xywav) for the treatment of idiopathic hypersomnia […]
August 12, 2021

Final Word on SSRI for Post-Stroke Depression? Final Word on SSRI for Post-Stroke Depression?

The antidepressant fluoxetine does not prevent or alleviate post-stroke depression, new findings from a randomized, placebo-controlled trial confirm. Dr Osvaldo Almeida The results suggest the routine […]
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