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August 17, 2022

Can Walking, Reading, Crafting Curb Dementia Risk? Can Walking, Reading, Crafting Curb Dementia Risk?

Engaging in physical, cognitive, and social activities can all help lower risk for dementia, new research suggests. Results from a large meta-analysis showed cognitive activities, such […]
August 17, 2022

Stroke Incidence Trends Higher in Younger vs Older Adults Stroke Incidence Trends Higher in Younger vs Older Adults

Trends in stroke incidence diverge by age in high-income countries, with the substantial decrease in incidence found at older ages not occurring at younger ages, new […]
August 16, 2022

Mechanistic Link Between Herpes Virus, Alzheimer’s Revealed? Mechanistic Link Between Herpes Virus, Alzheimer’s Revealed?

Varicella zoster virus (VZV) infection may activate dormant herpes simplex virus (HSV-1), leading to neuroinflammation and accumulation of Alzheimer’s disease (AD)–related proteins in the brain, new […]
August 16, 2022

Specific Risk Factors Predict Quality-of-Life Outcomes in MS Specific Risk Factors Predict Quality-of-Life Outcomes in MS

Specific factors place newly diagnosed patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) at risk for worse mental and physical health-related quality of life (HRQoL) over the course of […]
August 16, 2022

Neurologists’ Income Up, Major Financial Losses Avoided Neurologists’ Income Up, Major Financial Losses Avoided

Incomes for neurologists generally rose last year, as practices reopened with the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions and patients venturing out. Neurologists’ average annual income was $301,000, […]
August 12, 2022

Generalized Myasthenia Gravis Drug Receives EU Approval Generalized Myasthenia Gravis Drug Receives EU Approval

The European Commission has granted market authorization for efgartigimod (Vyvgart, argenx) as an add-on to standard therapy for adults with generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG) who test positive […]
August 12, 2022

Black NFL Retirees Win Cases When Racial Bias Eliminated Black NFL Retirees Win Cases When Racial Bias Eliminated

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two years after a pair of former players sued the NFL over the treatment of Black retirees in the league’s $1 billion concussion […]
August 11, 2022

Exercise Plus Cognitive Training Boosts MCI Improvement Exercise Plus Cognitive Training Boosts MCI Improvement

SAN DIEGO — Among older patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the combination of vitamin D and physical exercise plus cognitive training led to greater improvements […]
August 11, 2022

Plasma Biomarkers Predict COVID Neurologic Complications Plasma Biomarkers Predict COVID Neurologic Complications

SAN DIEGO – Even after recovery of an acute COVID-19 infection, some patients experience extended or even long-term symptoms that can range from mild to debilitating. Some […]
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