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August 24, 2020

Choroid Plexuses May Play a Role in Migraine Choroid Plexuses May Play a Role in Migraine

Among migraine sufferers, levels of soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule 1 (sVCAM1) in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) are higher in those who experience more frequent attacks, according […]
August 21, 2020

TNF Inhibitors Linked to Inflammatory CNS Events TNF Inhibitors Linked to Inflammatory CNS Events

Use of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors in patients with autoimmune diseases may increase risk for inflammatory central nervous system (CNS) outcomes, new research suggests The […]
August 21, 2020

Healthy Diets Inversely Linked to Early Parkinson’s Symptoms Healthy Diets Inversely Linked to Early Parkinson’s Symptoms

Adherence to dietary patterns that emphasize vegetables, fruits, nuts, and grains, such as in the Mediterranean diet, is inversely associated with prodromal features of Parkinson’s disease […]
August 20, 2020

FDA OKs Ofatumumab (Kesimpta) for Relapsing Forms of MS FDA OKs Ofatumumab (Kesimpta) for Relapsing Forms of MS

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ofatumumab injection (Kesimpta, Novartis) for the treatment of adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis, including relapsing-remitting […]
August 20, 2020

Systolic Orthostatic Hypotension Tied to Dementia Risk Systolic Orthostatic Hypotension Tied to Dementia Risk

Systolic, but not diastolic, orthostatic hypotension is associated with a 40% increase in risk for incident dementia ― and the risk is not affected by demographic […]
August 19, 2020

COVID-19 Linked to Development of Myasthenia Gravis COVID-19 Linked to Development of Myasthenia Gravis

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Myasthenia gravis should be added to the growing list of potential neurological […]
August 19, 2020

More Evidence Links Gum Disease and Dementia Risk More Evidence Links Gum Disease and Dementia Risk

Periodontal disease is associated with later development of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia, especially in those with severe gum inflammation and edentulism (tooth loss), new […]
August 18, 2020

ADHD, Dyslexia May Affect Evaluation of Concussion ADHD, Dyslexia May Affect Evaluation of Concussion

Young people with certain learning disorders, such as attention-deficit disorder/attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) and dyslexia, can perform worse on commonly used concussion tests, a new study shows. […]
August 17, 2020

FDA OKs Satralizumab (Enspryng) for NMOSD FDA OKs Satralizumab (Enspryng) for NMOSD

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved satralizumab-mwge (Enspryng, Genentech) for adults with anti-aquaporin-4 (AQP4) antibody-positive neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD). NMOSD is a […]
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