General Neurology

Weight Loss-Focused Intervention Has No Cognitive Benefits

Weight Loss-Focused Intervention Has No Cognitive Benefits

No correlation was found for cognitive function with changes in weight or fitness.

Experimental Alzheimer's Drug May Help Repair Teeth

Experimental Alzheimer's Drug May Help Repair Teeth

The process has potential as a completely natural tooth regeneration process.

New Evidence: Mediterranean Diet Boosts Brain Health in Elderly

New Evidence: Mediterranean Diet Boosts Brain Health in Elderly

Overall brain volume, gray matter, and cortical thickness benefited from a Mediterranean diet.

Prevalence of Zika-Related Birth Defects Greater Than Thought

Prevalence of Zika-Related Birth Defects Greater Than Thought

Nearly 47% of pregnancies in women with confirmed Zika virus has adverse outcomes.

Increased Brain Activity Predicts Falls in Elderly

Increased Brain Activity Predicts Falls in Elderly

Participants who had increased brain activity while walking and talking were at greater risk of falls.

Patients With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Have Unique Chemical Signature

Patients With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Have Unique Chemical Signature

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Mitochondrial metabolism is one of the pathways affected in chronic fatigue syndrome.

Case Review: Severe Neurologic Disorder With BIA 10-2474

Case Review: Severe Neurologic Disorder With BIA 10-2474

One participant was declared brain dead.

Researchers Isolate Complete Zika Virus Genome

Researchers Isolate Complete Zika Virus Genome

The researchers were able to isolate Zika from the semen sample and obtain the first genome sequence of the virus.

Depressive Disorder in Type 2 Diabetes

Depressive Disorder in Type 2 Diabetes

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Patients with type 2 diabetes and major depressive disorder spent a significant amount of time experiencing depressive episodes.

NIH Invests $70 Million More In New BRAIN Initiative Grants

NIH Invests $70 Million More In New BRAIN Initiative Grants

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This year, more projects will be based, at least in part, on data from humans.

Challenges Remain in Understanding Role of Hypertension in Cognition

Challenges Remain in Understanding Role of Hypertension in Cognition

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A committee from the American Heart Association failed to make specific clinical recommendations for the management of hypertension related to cognitive impairment.

The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 10/13/16

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The Handoff is a weekly roundup of neurology news covering various developments in subspecialties, as well as pharmaceutical and association and society news.

The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 10/6/16

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The Handoff is a weekly roundup of neurology news covering various developments in subspecialties, as well as pharmaceutical and association and society news.

Proactive Service Model May Identify Parkinson's, Cognitive Impairment

Proactive Service Model May Identify Parkinson's, Cognitive Impairment

Significant numbers of individuals have been identified with new diagnoses such as cognitive impairment and Parkinson's.

The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 9/29/16

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The Handoff is a weekly roundup of neurology news covering various developments in subspecialties, as well as pharmaceutical and association and society news.

Radiological Findings for Confirmed, Presumed Zika Virus Infection

Radiological Findings for Confirmed, Presumed Zika Virus Infection

Similar brain abnormalities are seen in confirmed and presumed cases of congenital Zika infection.

The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 9/22/16

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The Handoff is a weekly roundup of neurology news covering various developments in subspecialties, as well as pharmaceutical and association and society news.

The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 9/15/16

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The Handoff is a weekly roundup of neurology news covering various developments in subspecialties, as well as pharmaceutical and association and society news.

OV101 Wins Orphan Drug Status for Rare Neurological Disorder

OV101 Wins Orphan Drug Status for Rare Neurological Disorder

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The treatment is currently being investigated in a Phase 2 trial in adults with Angelman syndrome

The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 9/8/16

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The Handoff is a weekly roundup of neurology news covering various developments in subspecialties, as well as pharmaceutical and association and society news.

The Handoff: The Week in Neurology News

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The Handoff is a weekly roundup of neurology news covering various developments in subspecialties, as well as pharmaceutical and association and society news.

Zika Virus Linked to Sensory Polyneuropathy

Zika Virus Linked to Sensory Polyneuropathy

The symptoms presented during the acute infectious phase.

Three Drugs Show Potential to Combat Zika Virus

Three Drugs Show Potential to Combat Zika Virus

Testing of the compounds will take at least 1 to 2 years.

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Updated Guidance for Infants With Congenital Zika Infection

Updated Guidance for Infants With Congenital Zika Infection

The update follows the previous clinical guidance released in February.

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Two Specific Proteins Linked to Microcephaly in Zika Virus

Two Specific Proteins Linked to Microcephaly in Zika Virus

Researchers are hopeful that the discovery will help prevent microcephaly in the future.

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Zika RNA Detected in Pregnant Women Long After Symptom Onset

Zika RNA Detected in Pregnant Women Long After Symptom Onset

Zika virus RNA was detected up to 46 days after symptom onset.

Filter Device Protects Against Brain Injury in TAVI

Filter Device Protects Against Brain Injury in TAVI

Both lesion count and volume was less in the treatment group vs controls.

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