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May 06, 2019, 15:23 ET New AAN Guideline for Treating Tourette Syndrome and Other Chronic Tic Disorders

For people living with Tourette syndrome and other chronic tic disorders, there are effective treatments that may help improve symptoms, according to ...


May 03, 2019, 16:42 ET Blood Pressure Drug Shows No Benefit in Parkinson's Disease

A study of a blood pressure drug does not show any benefit for people with Parkinson's disease, according to findings released today that will be...


May 02, 2019, 12:52 ET Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Genetic Form of ALS

An early stage trial of an investigational therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) suggests that people could tolerate the experimental drug...


Apr 30, 2019, 18:31 ET Cannabis-based Medicine May Reduce Seizures for Children with Difficult-to-Treat Epilepsy

Taking a pharmaceutical formulation of cannabidiol, a cannabis-based medicine, cut seizures nearly in half for children with a rare and severe type...


Mar 20, 2019, 17:01 ET Missouri Researcher Awarded $100,000 Potamkin Prize for Dementia Research

The American Academy of Neurology and the American Brain Foundation are awarding a Missouri researcher the 2019 Potamkin Prize for Research in...


Mar 07, 2019, 18:05 ET Good News for Women with MS: Disease May Not Worsen After Pregnancy After All

There's good news for women with multiple sclerosis (MS)—researchers now say the disease may not flare up again right after pregnancy as they had...


Mar 06, 2019, 16:41 ET High Number of Depression Symptoms Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke

People who report an elevated number of depression symptoms may be more likely to have a stroke years later than people with no depression symptoms...


Mar 05, 2019, 17:42 ET Soda, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Linked to More Severe Symptoms for People with MS

For people with multiple sclerosis (MS), drinking around 290 calories per day of soda or other sugar-sweetened beverages, or the equivalent of about...


Mar 04, 2019, 17:12 ET Being Overweight May Be Linked to Better Survival from Stroke

It may seem counterintuitive, but having some extra body fat may be linked to an increased chance of surviving a stroke, according to a preliminary...


Mar 03, 2019, 16:28 ET Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Higher Levels of Alzheimer's Biomarker in Brain

People who are witnessed by a bed partner to have stopped breathing during sleep may have higher accumulations of an Alzheimer's disease biomarker...


Feb 28, 2019, 17:00 ET Could Medical Marijuana Help Grandma and Grandpa with Their Ailments?

Medical marijuana may bring relief to older people who have symptoms like pain, sleep disorders or anxiety due to chronic conditions including...


Feb 28, 2019, 16:31 ET Do Soccer Players Have an Increased Risk of ALS?

Playing professional soccer may be linked to an increased risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), according to a preliminary study...


Aug 08, 2018, 19:37 ET New Guideline Released for Managing Vegetative and Minimally Conscious States

For people in a vegetative or minimally conscious state caused by brain injury, an accurate diagnosis and ongoing medical and rehabilitative care...


Jul 13, 2018, 08:57 ET Concussion May Bring Greater Risks for Athletes with ADHD

Athletes who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be at greater risk for experiencing persistent anxiety and depression after a...


Jul 11, 2018, 16:44 ET Soccer Headers May Be Linked to Balance Problems

Soccer players who head the ball more often may be more likely to have balance problems than players who do not head the ball as often, according to...


Apr 23, 2018, 06:10 ET New Guideline: Start Taking MS Drugs Early On

For most people, it's better to start taking drugs for multiple sclerosis (MS) early on rather than letting the disease run its course, according to...


Apr 21, 2018, 02:58 ET Evidence Shows Non-invasive Nerve Stimulation May Help with Hand Tremor

People with tremors in their hands from a condition called essential tremor may find some relief from a new, non-invasive type of nerve stimulation,...


Apr 18, 2018, 07:11 ET Preliminary Study Suggests Drug May Help Babies with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

A preliminary study suggests that an investigational drug may help increase protein levels in babies with spinal muscular atrophy. The open-label...


Apr 17, 2018, 05:27 ET When Others Fail, New Migraine Treatment May Work

People who have tried unsuccessfully to prevent migraine with other treatments may find relief with a drug called erenumab, according to a...


Mar 20, 2018, 12:50 ET Illinois Researcher Awarded $100,000 Potamkin Prize for Dementia Research

The American Academy of Neurology and the American Brain Foundation are awarding an Illinois researcher the 2018 Potamkin Prize for Research in...


Mar 02, 2018, 09:30 ET Eating Fish May Be Tied to a Reduced Risk of MS

Eating fish at least once a week or eating fish one to three times per month in addition to taking daily fish oil supplements may be associated with...


Feb 28, 2018, 04:51 ET Gluten-Free Diet May Help People with Neuropathic Pain

A strict gluten-free diet may help protect against the nerve pain that some people with gluten sensitivity experience, according to a preliminary...


Feb 27, 2018, 04:25 ET Study Suggests Risk of ALS Increases with More Exposure to Diesel Exhaust

People who are frequently exposed to diesel exhaust while on the job may have a higher risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and that risk may ...


Feb 26, 2018, 10:55 ET Hearing Loss May Be Tied to Memory Loss for Some

Some people with a certain type of hearing loss may be more likely to also have the memory loss and thinking problems called mild cognitive...


Feb 25, 2018, 10:05 ET Diet Shown to Reduce Stroke Risk May Also Reduce Risk of Depression

People who eat vegetables, fruit and whole grains may have lower rates of depression over time, according to a preliminary study released today that...