Non-invasive neuromodulation therapy using a custom stimulation pattern provides symptomatic relief from hand tremor in essential tremor.
Several prodromal symptoms in REM sleep behavior disorder are highly associated with conversion to neurodegenerative diseases.
A regression model showed that efficacy of DMTs significantly decreased until age 53, after which disease progression is not affected by DMTs.
Wearable technology may help monitor on/off states in patients with Parkinson disease in an outpatient setting.
Individuals with chronic vs episodic migraine may be more likely to experience chronic back pain, chronic pain, neck pain, anxiety, and depression.
Researchers evaluated the incidence of treatment-emergent adverse events in pediatric patients taking eslicarbazepine acetate with other antiepileptic drugs to better understand tolerability profiles.
Researchers sought to assess outcomes in hospitalized patients with comorbid Parkinson disease and major depressive disorder following administration of deep brain stimulation.
Researchers conducted a randomized, double-blond, placebo-controlled, dose-ranging trial to assess the use of a new zolmitriptan intracutaneous delivery system in adults with migraine headache.
Researchers assessed the ability of erenumab to decrease the mean number of acute headache days in patients with episodic migraine.
Researchers conducted post-hoc analysis of data derived from 2 randomized, placebo-controlled trials to determine the safety and tolerability of eslicarbazepine in pediatric patients with partial-onset seizures not responsive to treatment with ≤2 antiepileptic drugs.
The results suggest a noninvasive method for predicting individualized risk for certain stroke subtypes.
Patients in the 2 highest dosing groups saw significant, sustained improvements over the 12-week study.
Researchers deployed a survey to determine the extent of pain, psychiatric, endocrine, and neurologic comorbidities in patients with chronic or episodic migraine.
Researchers sought to compare the safety and efficacy of ozanimod vs interferon β-1a in individuals with relapsing multiple sclerosis.
The MIND diet, a combination of the Mediterranean and DASH diets, was associated with a slower rate of cognitive decline among stroke survivors.
Levels of magnesium, folate, vitamin B12, zinc, and vitamin D 25-OH were significantly altered in children with ADHD.
Eptinezumab, a humanized monoclonal antibody specific to calcitonin gene-related peptide, may be an effective prophylactic for individuals with frequent episodic migraines.
Multiple Sclerosis Guidelines: AAN's Recommendations for Initiating, Switching, Stopping Disease-Modifying TherapyApril 23, 2018
The new guidelines focus on helping clinicians decide when to initiate, switch, or discontinue disease-modifying therapies for multiple sclerosis.
Researchers investigated the association between cardiovascular risk factors and the development of brain atrophy in individuals with multiple sclerosis.
Researchers found there are no associations between vaccinations and multiple sclerosis relapse flares.
Prior studies have suggested that women with epilepsy who are seizure free ≥9 months prior to pregnancy have a high likelihood of remaining seizure free during pregnancy.
Researchers found that high doses of the novel antisense oligonucleotide were associated with lower concentrations of mutant huntingtin protein in the cerebrospinal fluid and brain.
Meta-analyses were conducted to assess the relationship between blood pressure and dementia in an aging population.
As injectable disease-modifying therapies can be inconvenient for patients with MS, fingolimod offers an oral treatment option that is associated with significantly lower risk for relapse.
A cross-sectional study aimed to assess the effect of smoking and alcohol consumption along with the interactions they have on the clinical course of multiple sclerosis.
Research was conducted to identify an association between the use of serotonin reuptake inhibitors and obstructive sleep apnea in a population of individuals with depression with or without epilepsy.
Researchers say that tears may be an inexpensive, reliable, and noninvasive biological marker of Parkinson's disease.
Using a validated food frequency questionnaire, diet scores were computed for the DASH diet, Mediterranean diet, Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay diet, prudent, and Western diets.
Researchers found that for men with any occupational exposure to diesel exhaust, the odds ratio for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis increased with increasing lag periods.
For patients with gluten neuropathy, following a strict gluten-free diet is associated with significantly reduced odds of peripheral neuropathic pain.
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