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Mar 03, 2021
Novel drug prevents amyloid plaques, a hallmark of Alzheimer disease
In animal models, the new compound modulated a key enzyme, reducing or eliminating production of problematic protein fragments; human clinical trials needed.
Mar 03, 2021
New study gives the most detailed look yet at the neuroscience of placebo effects
Placebo treatments to reduce pain reduce pain-related activity in multiple areas of the brain.
Mar 02, 2021
Can cannabis use lead to rebound headaches for people with migraine?
Cannabis users had significantly increased odds of also having medication overuse headache.
Mar 01, 2021
Treatable sleep disorder common in people with thinking and memory problems
Study finds that obstructive sleep apnea is common in people with cognitive impairment.
Feb 26, 2021
Deep brain stimulation and exercise restore movement in ataxia
Findings provide valuable new insights in designing future deep brain stimulation strategies to treat the human condition.
Feb 25, 2021
Guideline for reducing opioid use post-surgery leads to high pain management satisfaction
Patient satisfaction rate exceeds 90%, while 83% of patients properly dispose of unused pills, in study of a patient-centered prescribing guideline.
Feb 25, 2021
A Canadian success story: world-first to treat Fabry disease with gene therapy
Results of 2017 pilot study on patients treated with gene therapy for Fabry disease show that the treatment is working and safe.
Feb 24, 2021
Does it matter what position you play when it comes to CTE?
Study finds no link between position played, length of career and chronic traumatic encephalopathy in elite athletes.
Feb 23, 2021
Study brings new direction for treating neurologic diseases
Study provides novel understanding about mechanisms behind function of blood-CSF barrier and lays the groundwork for therapeutic strategies to prevent and treat neurodevelopmental disorders.
Feb 22, 2021
Neural pathway critical to correcting behavioral errors related to psych disorders found
Researchers identify neural pathway through which the brain detects errors and guides subsequent behavioral improvement.
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