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October 28, 2020

Halting Antiseizure Medication Poses No Harm in Infants Halting Antiseizure Medication Poses No Harm in Infants

Maintaining antiseizure medication in infants who have had acute symptomatic neonatal seizures has been standard practice, but a prospective, observational, comparative effectiveness study calls that practice […]
October 28, 2020

Newer DMTs More Effective vs Injectables in Pediatric MS Newer DMTs More Effective vs Injectables in Pediatric MS

Among patients with pediatric-onset relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), newer disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) reduce clinical and radiological disease activity more effectively than older injectable therapies. Nevertheless, all DMTs […]
October 28, 2020

Ataluren Delays Disease Milestones in Nonsense Mutation DMD Ataluren Delays Disease Milestones in Nonsense Mutation DMD

Long-term treatment with ataluren delays loss of ambulation and may delay decline in pulmonary function in patients with nonsense mutation Duchenne muscular dystrophy (nmDMD), according to […]
October 28, 2020

Faced With Facism, Anti-Semitism, a Titan of Neuroscience Emerges Faced With Facism, Anti-Semitism, a Titan of Neuroscience Emerges

Italian scientist Rita Levi-Montalcini in the laboratoriesof Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri. If I had not been discriminated against or had not suffered persecution, I would […]
October 27, 2020

End of the Road for High-Dose Biotin in MS? End of the Road for High-Dose Biotin in MS?

High-dose biotin, a B vitamin used at lower doses as a food supplement, does not significantly improve disability or walking speed in patients with progressive multiple […]
October 26, 2020

COVID-19: Thromboembolic Events High Despite Prophylaxis COVID-19: Thromboembolic Events High Despite Prophylaxis

Major thromboembolic complications and adverse cardiovascular events occurred with high frequency in patients with COVID-19, especially in the intensive care setting, despite a high use of […]
October 23, 2020

Long-Term Benefits From Nusinersen for Presymptomatic SMA Long-Term Benefits From Nusinersen for Presymptomatic SMA

Nusinersen provides continued, long-term benefits to infants with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) who begin treatment before symptom onset, according to an analysis presented at the 2020 […]
October 23, 2020

CBD for LGS: Fewer Seizures, Increased Thrombocytopenia Risk CBD for LGS: Fewer Seizures, Increased Thrombocytopenia Risk

Two recently completed analyses of highly purified cannabidiol (CBD) used to reduce seizures in Lennox Gastaut syndrome (LGS) have shown the formulation as an add-on treatment […]
October 23, 2020

Worldwide Measles Vaccination Is Flagging Worldwide Measles Vaccination Is Flagging

After almost 2 decades of progress, the global state of measles vaccination and measles mortality is deteriorating. Vaccine hesitancy, natural disasters, geopolitical disruptions, and most recently […]
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