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September 10, 2020

Blood Biomarker May Predict Parkinson’s Disease Progression Blood Biomarker May Predict Parkinson’s Disease Progression

A novel biomarker could help identify progression in Parkinson’s disease, distinguish it from other neurodegenerative disorders, and monitor response to treatments. Although the biomarker, neurofilament light chain (NfL), […]
September 10, 2020

Lowering Rituximab Dose in Patients With MS Safe, Effective Lowering Rituximab Dose in Patients With MS Safe, Effective

A new study has found that reducing rituximab dosage from 1,000 mg/6 months to 500 mg/6 months is a safe and stable choice for patients with […]
September 10, 2020

FDA Clears New Neurosurgical Port for Deep Brain Access FDA Clears New Neurosurgical Port for Deep Brain Access

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing clearance to the MindsEye Expandable Port (Minnetronix Medical) for deep brain access during neurosurgical procedures, the […]
September 9, 2020

Nighttime Smartphone Use a Bad Call for Male Fertility? Nighttime Smartphone Use a Bad Call for Male Fertility?

Men who reach for their smartphone or laptop at night may be harming their fertility, early research suggests. Preliminary results from a small study show an […]
September 9, 2020

Brain Stimulation May Improve Reading Accuracy in Those With Dyslexia Brain Stimulation May Improve Reading Accuracy in Those With Dyslexia

(Reuters Health) – Bumping up the power of certain brain waves in the left auditory cortex may help alleviate sound-processing deficits and improve reading accuracy in […]
September 8, 2020

Medical Errors Jump After ‘Spring Forward’ to Daylight Saving Time Medical Errors Jump After ‘Spring Forward’ to Daylight Saving Time

The week after the annual “spring forward” to daylight saving time (DST) might not be the best time to seek medical care. Researchers found a statistically […]
September 8, 2020

Concussion Blood Biomarkers Predict Athletes’ Return to Play Concussion Blood Biomarkers Predict Athletes’ Return to Play

Two plasma biomarkers were notably associated with when athletes return to action after concussions, according to a new study of collegiate athletes and recovery time. “Although […]
September 4, 2020

The New Neuroscience of Stuttering The New Neuroscience of Stuttering

Gerald Maguire has stuttered since childhood, but you might not guess it from talking to him. For the past 25 years, Maguire — a psychiatrist at […]
September 4, 2020

Sunset Daylight Saving Time, Sleep Experts Say Sunset Daylight Saving Time, Sleep Experts Say

In the interest of public health and safety, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is calling for the elimination of daylight saving time in favor […]
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