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Feb 24, 2020
Validating Toolbox to evaluate cognitive processing in people with intellectual disability
Study a 'big first step' in standardizing assessments.
Feb 24, 2020
Ethnobotanical medicine is effective against the bacterium causing Lyme disease
A preclinical study in test tubes showed that selected plant-based herbal medicines, especially Ghanaian quinine and Japanese knotweed, work better than antibiotics.
Feb 20, 2020
As out-of-pocket costs for neurologic medications rise, people less likely to take them
The study found that increases in out-of-pocket costs by $50 were associated with lower adherence to prescriptions.
Feb 19, 2020
Masking the memory of fear: treating anxiety disorders such as PTSD with an opioid
In a breakthrough study, scientists from Japan find the potential of an opioid drug to help numb fear memory.
Feb 18, 2020
The skinny on why poor sleep may increase heart risk in women
Findings provide new insight into how poor sleep quality can increase the risk of heart disease and obesity and points to possible interventions for improving women's heart health.
Feb 17, 2020
New VA/DoD guidelines address sleep-related issues in military personnel, veterans
Recommendations expected to change care of insomnia, sleep apnea in these unique populations.
Feb 14, 2020
How early life trauma can contribute to functional neurologic disorder
Findings may provide a better understanding of brain activity in some patients with functional neurologic disorder and others with trauma-related brain disorders.
Feb 13, 2020
Sleep problems in children, teens with autism are focus of new AAN guideline
Guideline issued to help families, neurologists, and other healthcare providers make decisions on the best treatments for sleep problems in children and teens with autism.
Feb 12, 2020
How the brain’s immune system could be harnessed to improve memory
Unexpected results expand our understanding of memory formation and the role of neuroinflammation in memory loss.
Feb 11, 2020
Discovery could speed diagnosis and treatment of children with life-threatening neurological disease
In the study, 85% (99/116) of children with life-threatening autoimmune conditions had complete or near complete recovery after biomarker was spotted and they were subsequently given appropriate treatment.
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