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October 4, 2021

ADHD Med May Reduce Apathy in Alzheimer’s Disease ADHD Med May Reduce Apathy in Alzheimer’s Disease

Methylphenidate is safe and effective for treating apathy in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), new research suggests. Results from a phase 3 randomized trial showed that, […]
October 4, 2021

Trial Against Pharmacy Chains’ Opioid Sales Set to Begin Trial Against Pharmacy Chains’ Opioid Sales Set to Begin

CLEVELAND (AP) — Opening statements are scheduled for Monday afternoon in Cleveland in a federal court trial to determine whether retail pharmacy chains created a public […]
October 4, 2021

Scientists Who Unlocked Secrets of Pain Sensation Win Nobel Prize Scientists Who Unlocked Secrets of Pain Sensation Win Nobel Prize

Physiologist David Julius, PhD, University of California San Francisco, and neuroscientist Ardem Patapoutian, PhD, Scripps Research in La Jolla, California, have jointly been awarded the 2021 […]
September 30, 2021

US Stem Cell Clinics Boomed While FDA Paused Crackdown US Stem Cell Clinics Boomed While FDA Paused Crackdown

David Stringham holds prescription bottles at his home in Mondayin Provo, Utah. WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of clinics pushing unproven stem cell procedures caught a big […]
September 30, 2021

Silver and Gold Combine in New Bioelectrical Sensor Silver and Gold Combine in New Bioelectrical Sensor

What to know: Researchers have created a high-performing, inexpensive bioelectrical sensor by printing metals onto fabric. The sensor detects electromyography (EMG) signals caused by muscle contractions, […]
September 30, 2021

Worsening Motor Function Tied to Post-COVID Syndrome in PD Worsening Motor Function Tied to Post-COVID Syndrome in PD

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Decreased motor function, as well as other adverse outcomes, are linked to […]
September 30, 2021

CVST After COVID-19 Vaccine: New Data Confirm High Mortality Rate CVST After COVID-19 Vaccine: New Data Confirm High Mortality Rate

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A new series of cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) linked […]
September 29, 2021

FDA Okays New Oral CGRP Antagonist for Migraine Prevention FDA Okays New Oral CGRP Antagonist for Migraine Prevention

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved atogepant (Qulipta), a novel calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor antagonist, for the prevention of episodic migraine, the manufacturer […]
September 28, 2021

Optogenetics Scientists Take Lasker Prize for Basic Research Optogenetics Scientists Take Lasker Prize for Basic Research

Three researchers who have been integral to the discovery and development of using light-sensitive proteins to determine the function of neurons ­— and possibly control them […]
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