Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome Benefits From Deep Brain Stimulation

Tourette Syndrome Benefits From Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep brain stimulation is associated with symptomatic improvement for patients with Tourette syndrome.

Orphan Drug Designation Granted to Valbenazine for Tourette Syndrome

Orphan Drug Designation Granted to Valbenazine for Tourette Syndrome

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The primary endpoint of the study is the change from baseline of the Yale Global Tic Severity Scale between placebo and active treatment groups at the end of week 12.

Tourette Syndrome Linked to De Novo Coding Variants

Tourette Syndrome Linked to De Novo Coding Variants

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De novo likely gene disrupting variants were highly overrepresented in the Tourette's cases compared with unaffected parent and sibling sample controls.

Severe Tourette's May Benefit From Deep Brain Stimulation

Severe Tourette's May Benefit From Deep Brain Stimulation

The results add to the growing body of evidence in support of deep brain stimulation for refractory Tourette syndrome.

Nicotine Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Tourette Syndrome in Children

Nicotine Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Tourette Syndrome in Children

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Smoking during pregnancy has been linked withlong-term neurodevelopmental abnormalities and child behavioral problems.

Neurotransmitter May Help Control Tics in Tourette Syndrome

Neurotransmitter May Help Control Tics in Tourette Syndrome

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Levels of GABA increase during adolescence, helping to lessen the frequency and severity of tics.

Tourette Syndrome, Tic Disorders Are Highly Heritable

Tourette Syndrome, Tic Disorders Are Highly Heritable

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With a 77% risk of heritability, tic disorders are among the most heritable neuropsychiatric disorders.

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