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August 2, 2022

DMTs Significantly Cut Risk of Long-Term Disability in PPMS DMTs Significantly Cut Risk of Long-Term Disability in PPMS

Treatment of primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) with disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) for patients experiencing relapse or with disease activity is linked to a significant reduction of […]
August 2, 2022

Chronically Low Wages Linked to Subsequent Memory Decline Chronically Low Wages Linked to Subsequent Memory Decline

Consistently earning a low salary in midlife is associated with increased memory decline in older age, new research suggests. In a new analysis of more than […]
August 1, 2022

Optimism for Long-Term Recovery in Survivors of ICH, IVH Optimism for Long-Term Recovery in Survivors of ICH, IVH

A new study suggests a brighter future for survivors of severe intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) and intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) who initially seemed headed for poor long-term functional […]
July 31, 2022

COVID Smell Loss Tops Severity as Cognitive Impairment Predictor COVID Smell Loss Tops Severity as Cognitive Impairment Predictor

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Loss of smell, not disease severity, predicts persistent cognitive impairment 1 year […]
July 29, 2022

DOJ Reportedly Opens Criminal Inquiry Into Alzheimer’s Research DOJ Reportedly Opens Criminal Inquiry Into Alzheimer’s Research

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has reportedly opened a criminal investigation into Cassava Sciences just 1 week after a neuroscientist alleged in an expose that the […]
July 27, 2022

Clean House, Healthy Mind? Chores May Lower Dementia Risk Clean House, Healthy Mind? Chores May Lower Dementia Risk

Participating in certain physical and mentally stimulating activities may be protective against dementia, new research suggests. In a large prospective cohort study, individuals who regularly engaged […]
July 27, 2022

Fast Food Linked to Increased Dementia Risk Fast Food Linked to Increased Dementia Risk

A diet high in ultraprocessed foods (UPFs) is linked to an increased risk for dementia, new research suggests. In a prospective cohort study, individuals who consumed […]
July 27, 2022

Professor Called Out for Fake Peer Review on ‘Love Hormone’ Professor Called Out for Fake Peer Review on ‘Love Hormone’

A researcher in Japan appears to have written laudatory comments about her articles that a colleague passed off as his own during peer review. This may […]
July 27, 2022

Why Are There So Few Female Neurosurgeons? Why Are There So Few Female Neurosurgeons?

You’re a woman in medical school. Your days are packed with lectures, labs, and studying. Nights and weekends: more studying. It’s hard but also exciting because […]
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