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June 21, 2021

New Data on COVID-19’s Cognitive Fallout New Data on COVID-19’s Cognitive Fallout

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 experience cognitive and behavioral problems post-discharge, new research […]
June 17, 2021

Potential First-in-Class, Targeted Therapy for Myasthenia Gravis Potential First-in-Class, Targeted Therapy for Myasthenia Gravis

Efgartigimod (argenx) is an effective and well-tolerated therapy for patients with generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG), new research suggests. Results from the phase 3, randomized, placebo-controlled ADAPT […]
June 16, 2021

How Dreams Might Prepare You for What’s Next How Dreams Might Prepare You for What’s Next

What you experience in your dreams might feel random and disjointed, but that chaos during sleep might serve a function, according to Erin Wamsley, PhD, an […]
June 15, 2021

Insomnia in Kids Tied to Mood, Anxiety Disorders in Adulthood Insomnia in Kids Tied to Mood, Anxiety Disorders in Adulthood

Insomnia in childhood persists into adulthood and may raise the risk for internalizing disorders in young adults, new research indicates. However, insomnia symptoms in childhood that […]
June 15, 2021

AAN Calls for End to Choke-, Strangleholds by Police AAN Calls for End to Choke-, Strangleholds by Police

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is calling for an end to chokeholds and strangleholds by law enforcement. In a newly released position statement, the AAN […]
June 15, 2021

Trouble Falling Asleep a Modifiable Risk Factor for Dementia? Trouble Falling Asleep a Modifiable Risk Factor for Dementia?

Difficulty falling asleep may be predictive of future cognitive impairment in older adults ― and depressive symptoms and vascular disease may partially drive this association, new […]
June 15, 2021

Comatose TBI Patients Often Recover Consciousness During Rehab Comatose TBI Patients Often Recover Consciousness During Rehab

Patients with a disorder of consciousness (DoC) following a moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) often regain consciousness and even functional independence during rehabilitation, according […]
June 14, 2021

What Do You Think of the New Alzheimer’s Drug Approval? What Do You Think of the New Alzheimer’s Drug Approval?

Amid significant controversy, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week approved the antiamyloid agent aducanumab (Aduhelm) for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, disregarding the […]
June 11, 2021

Attacks on American Agents Leave Baffling Battle Scars Attacks on American Agents Leave Baffling Battle Scars

The piercing sound was so loud that night it awoke the official assigned to the US embassy in Cuba who was trying to sleep at home […]
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