fbpx
April 13, 2020

FDA Approves Koselugo for Pediatric Neurofibromatosis Treatment FDA Approves Koselugo for Pediatric Neurofibromatosis Treatment

The Food and Drug Administration has approved selumetinib (Koselugo) for the treatment of pediatric patients aged 2 years and older with type 1 neurofibromatosis (NF1) with […]
April 10, 2020

Dementia Experts Point to Patients’ Special Needs During COVID-19 Pandemic Dementia Experts Point to Patients’ Special Needs During COVID-19 Pandemic

(Reuters Health) – The “double hit” of dementia and the coronavirus pandemic creates an especially vulnerable group of patients and caregivers, dementia experts say. During the […]
April 9, 2020

First Case of COVID-19 Presenting as Guillain-Barré Reported First Case of COVID-19 Presenting as Guillain-Barré Reported

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Physicians in China are reporting what they believe is the first case […]
April 8, 2020

US Regulators Delay Decision on Roche SMA Drug Risdiplam to August 24 US Regulators Delay Decision on Roche SMA Drug Risdiplam to August 24

ZURICH (Reuters) – U.S. regulators delayed a decision on Roche’s spinal muscular atrophy drug risdiplam, the Swiss drugmaker said on Tuesday, after the company submitted more […]
April 8, 2020

Strong Support for Amyloid as Dementia Prevention Target Strong Support for Amyloid as Dementia Prevention Target

The first published data from the Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer’s Disease (A4) trial support the hypothesis that higher brain amyloid levels represent an early preclinical […]
April 8, 2020

COVID-19: Are Acute Stroke Patients Avoiding Emergency Care? COVID-19: Are Acute Stroke Patients Avoiding Emergency Care?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Neurologists across the country are reporting a drop in the number of […]
April 7, 2020

Edoxaban Noninferior to Warfarin After Valve Surgery? Edoxaban Noninferior to Warfarin After Valve Surgery?

The first randomized trial comparing a direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) with warfarin after surgical bioprosthetic valve replacement has suggested noninferiority of edoxaban (Savaysa, Daiichi Sankyo) to […]
April 6, 2020

FDA Updates Pregnancy Information on Interferon-β Drug Labels FDA Updates Pregnancy Information on Interferon-β Drug Labels

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated the prescribing information for peginterferon β-1a (Plegridy, Biogen) and interferon β-1a (Avonex, Biogen) regarding use during pregnancy […]
April 6, 2020

Position Statement Tackles Sleep to Prevent Physician Burnout Position Statement Tackles Sleep to Prevent Physician Burnout

There is a pressing need to evaluate the role of sleep disruption, sleep deprivation, and circadian misalignment in physician well-being and burnout, the American Academy of […]
google.com, pub-5711488453051849, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0