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January 22, 2021

Different MS Cognitive Phenotypes Could Help Guide Care Different MS Cognitive Phenotypes Could Help Guide Care

Researchers have developed a new classification of cognitive function for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) that is based on the identification of five cognitive phenotypes. Dr […]
January 22, 2021

Consensus on Diagnosis, Management of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Consensus on Diagnosis, Management of Acute Flaccid Myelitis

A large group of researchers has reviewed the literature related to acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) and has summarized current knowledge of this illness in a new […]
January 21, 2021

Finally, ALS Patients Gain Faster Access to Disability Payments Finally, ALS Patients Gain Faster Access to Disability Payments

Anita Baron first noticed something was wrong in August 2018, when she began to drool. Her dentist chalked it up to a problem with her jaw. […]
January 21, 2021

COVID-19 May Damage Blood Vessels in the Brain COVID-19 May Damage Blood Vessels in the Brain

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Until now, the neurological manifestations of COVID-19 have been believed to be […]
January 20, 2021

ACEIs, ARBs Safe to Continue in COVID-19: Trial Published ACEIs, ARBs Safe to Continue in COVID-19: Trial Published

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The BRACE-CORONA trial ― the first randomized trial to address the question […]
January 20, 2021

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

Plasma levels of phosphorylated tau at threonine 181 (p-tau181) may provide a means of monitoring disease progression for patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), new research suggests. In […]
January 20, 2021

Potential Treatment for Autism or Not? Potential Treatment for Autism or Not?

A journal has issued an expression of concern for a 2014 paper on a study of a potential treatment for autism. The article, by a group […]
January 18, 2021

Type of Alzheimer’s With Intact Memory Offers New Research Paths Type of Alzheimer’s With Intact Memory Offers New Research Paths

Patients with a rare type of Alzheimer’s disease do not show the memory loss characteristic of the condition even over the long term, new research suggests. […]
January 15, 2021

Exercise at Midlife Linked to Better Brain Health in Late Life Exercise at Midlife Linked to Better Brain Health in Late Life

Higher levels of leisure-time physical activity in midlife are associated with a lower risk for cerebrovascular problems in later life, an analysis of data from a […]
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