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Jan 02, 2019
Two possible new ways to treat silent seizures in children
An unexpected brain region is important for Dravet Syndrome, finds study.
Dec 31, 2018
Kicking, yelling during sleep? Study finds risk factors for violent sleep disorder
Taking antidepressants for depression, having post-traumatic stress disorder or anxiety diagnosed by a doctor are risk factors for a disruptive and sometimes violent sleep disorder.
Dec 26, 2018
Inhaled levodopa for treatment of OFF episodes in people with PD taking carbidopa/levodopa
First and only FDA-approved inhaled levodopa for intermittent treatment of off episodes in people with Parkinson disease taking carbidopa/levodopa.
Dec 21, 2018
Fluoroquinolone antibiotics: increased risk of ruptures or tears in the aorta in certain patients
FDA review finds fluoroquinolone antibiotics can increase the occurrence of rare but serious events of ruptures or tears in the aorta.
Dec 19, 2018
How the brain reacts to loss of vision
Going blind affects all senses and disrupts memory ability.
Dec 18, 2018
Study reveals best tools for measuring severity of delirium
The quality of the tools available to measure delirium severity has been recognized as highly important for tracking prognosis, monitoring response to treatment, and estimating burden of care both during and after hospitalization.
Dec 17, 2018
Real-time feedback tames Parkinson disease brainwaves
Parkinson disease patients can voluntarily control their brainwaves, represents a new approach toward managing disease-related brain activity.
Dec 13, 2018
Risk of dementia increased among female veterans with TBI, PTSD, depression
Female military veterans who have traumatic brain injury, posttraumatic stress disorder or depression long after their service may be more likely to later develop dementia than female veterans without those conditions.
Dec 12, 2018
Study examines disruption of circadian rhythm as risk factor for diseases
A clash between modern lifestyles and our biological clock can lead to the development of obesity and breast cancer.
Dec 12, 2018
Brain activity shows development of visual sensitivity in autism
Findings help scientists understand the link between the differences in brain activity in adults and children.
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