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April 7, 2022

Stem Cells Restore Lost Function in Traumatic Brain Injury Stem Cells Restore Lost Function in Traumatic Brain Injury

Stem cell therapy improves motor impairment and is safe and well tolerated in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI), results from a phase 2 trial indicate. […]
April 7, 2022

Loneliness and Dementia Risk Loneliness and Dementia Risk

The study covered in this summary was published on papers.ssrn.com as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways Loneliness and dementia are […]
April 7, 2022

Nanoparticle Shows Promise for ALS Nanoparticle Shows Promise for ALS

Dr Matthew Kiernan A novel treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) that targets brain cell energy production to promote remyelination showed signs of efficacy in a […]
April 6, 2022

Antiseizure Medication Appears Safe in Pregnancy Antiseizure Medication Appears Safe in Pregnancy

SEATTLE – Use of antiseizure medications while breastfeeding is not associated with differences in child cognitive outcomes at age 3, according to new results from the […]
April 6, 2022

Novel Drug Offers New Hope for Rett Syndrome Novel Drug Offers New Hope for Rett Syndrome

Trofinetide (Acadia Pharmaceuticals) is effective in improving symptoms in girls and young women with Rett syndrome (RTT), a rare and devastating neurodevelopmental disorder, results from a […]
April 6, 2022

Optimal Treatment Regimen for Muscular Dystrophy Identified? Optimal Treatment Regimen for Muscular Dystrophy Identified?

Daily corticosteroid use is significantly more effective than an intermittent regimen for improving motor function in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a new study suggests. […]
April 5, 2022

Neuroendoscopy of Brain Abscess May Be Best for Some Patients Neuroendoscopy of Brain Abscess May Be Best for Some Patients

The study covered in this summary was published in medRxiv.org as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways Neuroendoscopy for the treatment […]
April 4, 2022

How Circulating Metabolites Can Predict Alzheimer’s Pathogenesis How Circulating Metabolites Can Predict Alzheimer’s Pathogenesis

The study covered in this summary was published on medRxiv.org as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways The investigators attempted to […]
April 4, 2022

Gene Therapy Shows Modest Success for Genetic Blindness Gene Therapy Shows Modest Success for Genetic Blindness

SEATTLE – The latest data from a phase 3 clinical trial shows that gene therapy can counter visual degeneration associated with Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON). […]
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