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December 29, 2021

Whole-plant Cannabis Linked to Large Reduction in Seizures Whole-plant Cannabis Linked to Large Reduction in Seizures

Whole-plant cannabis is linked to a significant reduction in seizures in children with severe treatment-resistant epilepsy, early research suggests. In a small case series, children with […]
December 28, 2021

New Insight Into Best Meds for Parkinson’s Motor Fluctuations New Insight Into Best Meds for Parkinson’s Motor Fluctuations

Dopamine agonists and dopamine reuptake inhibitors (DRIs) appear to have equal efficacy for Parkinson’s disease (PD) and motor fluctuations uncontrolled by levodopa. However, some DRIs are […]
December 27, 2021

Positive Phase 3 Topline Results for Early Parkinson’s Drug Positive Phase 3 Topline Results for Early Parkinson’s Drug

Topline results from a phase 3 trial of P2B001, a fixed-dose combination of extended release (ER) formulations of pramipexole and rasagiline, showed it was superior to […]
December 22, 2021

Air Pollution May Neutralize Brain Benefits From Exercise Air Pollution May Neutralize Brain Benefits From Exercise

Vigorous physical activity may exacerbate the association between air pollution and changes in the brain, while air pollution itself can attenuate the benefits of exercise, new […]
December 21, 2021

Who Benefits Most From Device PFO Closure After Stroke? Who Benefits Most From Device PFO Closure After Stroke?

It has been well established that device closure has, on average, prevented stroke recurrence in people who’ve had patent foramen ovale–associated stroke, but a meta-analysis has […]
December 21, 2021

Genetic Tests Prompt Therapy Adjustments in Epilepsy Genetic Tests Prompt Therapy Adjustments in Epilepsy

Physicians at a Boston hospital adjusted medical management for nearly three-quarters of patients with infantile- or childhood-onset epilepsy who were diagnosed with genetic epilepsy, researchers reported […]
December 20, 2021

Fewer Vulnerable Plaques Hinted in LAD Myocardial Bridge Segment Fewer Vulnerable Plaques Hinted in LAD Myocardial Bridge Segment

This is a summary of a preprint research study written by authors from Chiba University, Japan, on Research Square, provided to you by Medscape. This study […]
December 20, 2021

For Antiseizure Med: Don’t Panic but Beware of Cardiac Risks For Antiseizure Med: Don’t Panic but Beware of Cardiac Risks

Despite a flurry of publicity about its newfound cardiac risk profile, the antiseizure medication lamotrigine (Lamictal) is “still a good drug” in epilepsy and an excellent […]
December 20, 2021

Erenumab Safe, Effective in Preventing Migraine With Aura Erenumab Safe, Effective in Preventing Migraine With Aura

Erenumab (Aimovig) significantly cuts migraine frequency in patients with migraine who have a history of aura, a new analysis shows. The human anti-CGRP receptor monoclonal antibody […]
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