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January 20, 2022

Intranasal Ketamine Effective in Cluster Headache Intranasal Ketamine Effective in Cluster Headache

Intranasal ketamine may be a viable treatment option for acute cluster headache attacks, a pilot study has found, though it did not reduce pain intensity as […]
January 20, 2022

Novel Biomarker Found for Alzheimer’s Disease Novel Biomarker Found for Alzheimer’s Disease

The study covered in this summary was published in medRxiv.org as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways Measurement of the rate […]
January 18, 2022

First FDA-Approved Hypersomnia Drug Data Published First FDA-Approved Hypersomnia Drug Data Published

Lower-sodium oxybate (Xywav, Jazz Pharmaceuticals) produces clinically meaningful improvement in idiopathic hypersomnia symptoms in adults, new research shows. Results of the phase 3 trial that led […]
January 17, 2022

Can Supercomputers Really Keep Up With the Human Brain? Can Supercomputers Really Keep Up With the Human Brain?

An adult brain contains about 86 billion neurons and even more supercomputing power to closely monitor the entire human brain. All those neurons have trillions of […]
January 17, 2022

Concussion Sequelae Boost Alzheimer’s Risk Concussion Sequelae Boost Alzheimer’s Risk

Post-traumatic amnesia (PTA) and chronic vascular lesions caused by traumatic brain injury (TBI) is tied to an increased risk of subsequent Alzheimer’s disease (AD), new research […]
January 17, 2022

Exercise Slows Progression, Cognitive Decline in Parkinson’s Exercise Slows Progression, Cognitive Decline in Parkinson’s

Just 1 to 2 hours of moderate-to-vigorous exercise twice a week appears to slow disease progression and cognitive decline in patients with early Parkinson’s disease (PD), […]
January 17, 2022

Long-Term Adjunctive Edaravone for ALS: Latest Findings Long-Term Adjunctive Edaravone for ALS: Latest Findings

Long-term add-on treatment with intravenous (IV) edaravone is not associated with any change in the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), new research shows. These findings […]
January 17, 2022

Grasping Social Cognition May Be Critical in Treating Epilepsy Grasping Social Cognition May Be Critical in Treating Epilepsy

The report covered in this summary was published in medRxiv.org as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaway Identifying the nature and […]
January 14, 2022

Epstein-Barr Virus a Likely Leading Cause of Multiple Sclerosis Epstein-Barr Virus a Likely Leading Cause of Multiple Sclerosis

Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is the likely cause of multiple sclerosis (MS), new research confirms. Investigators found the risk of MS increased 32-fold following EBV infection. This […]
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