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Everolimus Effective in Reducing Seizures in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Everolimus Effective in Reducing Seizures in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

The drug, which is indicated to treat certain types of cancer, is effective at reducing seizures in TSC when used as adjunctive therapy.

Elevated Salt and Mineral Intake Not Linked to Higher Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

Elevated Salt and Mineral Intake Not Linked to Higher Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

The role of sodium and other minerals as risk factors for MS was previously unclear.

Adjunctive Treatment Improves Control of Partial Seizures

Adjunctive Treatment Improves Control of Partial Seizures

Concomitant AED and perampanel treatment was well tolerated by patients with secondarily generalized seizures.

Ocrelizumab Promotes No Evidence of Disease Activity in Multiple Sclerosis

Ocrelizumab Promotes No Evidence of Disease Activity in Multiple Sclerosis

Treatment with the biannual injection consistently resulted in greater achievement of NEDA compared to standard care.

Setting Expectations for DBS in PD: Key to Success

Setting Expectations for DBS in PD: Key to Success

Setting reasonable expectations can enhance patient satisfaction and improve overall treatment outcomes.

Mentally Stimulating Activities May Lower Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment

Mentally Stimulating Activities May Lower Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment

Reading and playing games may help reduce MCI risk in non-APOE-ε4 carriers.

Smoking Cessation Decelerates Brain Volume Loss in Multiple Sclerosis

Smoking Cessation Decelerates Brain Volume Loss in Multiple Sclerosis

Smoking has been linked to advanced brain atrophy in individuals with multiple sclerosis.

Depression, Anxiety Plus Amyloid Pathology Elevates MCI Risk

Depression, Anxiety Plus Amyloid Pathology Elevates MCI Risk

Researchers have uncovered a positive synergistic interaction between Alzheimer's pathology and neuropsychiatric symptoms.

Misconceptions About Epilepsy Centers Prevent Access to Care for Refractory Epilepsy

Misconceptions About Epilepsy Centers Prevent Access to Care for Refractory Epilepsy

Widespread misconceptions about epilepsy center services prevent many patients from getting the care they need and deserve.

Personal Health Records Encourage Engagement, Improve Readmission Rates in Stroke

Personal Health Records Encourage Engagement, Improve Readmission Rates in Stroke

Personal health records have the potential to empower patients as they transition from hospital to home.