Targeting Multiple Proteins; Alzheimer's Drug Update; Depression and MS
News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience
9 days ago - MedPageToday
Osteoporosis cases could soar 300% among men
June is Men's Health Month, an annual commemoration intended “to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease...
20 days ago - Healio
Status Epilepticus-The Hunt for Treatable Causes
Working my way through medical school and pediatric neurology residency, I was frequently asked why anyone would choose a career in child neurology, and-“it׳s so depressing” or...
20 days ago - Seminars in Pediatric Neurology
Fit at Midlife May Prevent Depression, Heart Problems
If you're fit in middle age, you might be guarding against not only depression as a senior, but also dying from heart disease if you do develop depression, a new study suggests.
21 days ago - Web MD - 4 articles
Knee Osteoarthritis may be Associated with Depression
Depressive symptoms are associated with increased disease severity and decreased physical performance among patients with knee osteoarthritis. Disease progression in patients...
1 month ago - Medindia Health
Osteoarthritis patients with greater disease severity may have higher risk of depression
Two measures of disease severity cumulatively contribute to depressive symptom onset; physical performance and structural severity
1 month ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Better Sleep and Mood for Alzheimer's Patients with Light Intervention
Lighting intervention improves sleep and mood for Alzheimer's patients as daytime light exposure decreases sleep disturbances, depression and agitation, according to the...
1 month ago - Medindia Health - 4 articles
Link between depression and cognitive decline explored
Following an analysis of existing studies, researchers conclude that there is a link between depression and age-related cognitive decline.
1 month ago - Medical News Today
Alzheimer's Risk Allele Linked to PTSD, Depression After TBI
While a link has previously been shown between the APOE epsilon 4 genetic variant and neuropathology, new research suggests it also elevates risk for psychiatric symptoms after...
1 month ago - Medscape
Gene variant may increase psychiatric risk after traumatic brain injury
A gene variant known to predict Alzheimer's risk was linked to worse psychiatric symptoms in those with a traumatic brain injury. Study participants with the gene variant and...
2 monthes ago - ScienceDaily
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Early Supper Linked to Lower Risk of Breast, Prostate Cancer
Having an early supper or leaving an interval of at least two hours before going to bed are both associated with a lower risk of breast and prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer may be Made Aggressive by these 600 RNA Molecules
RNA molecules that regulate action of male hormone in prostate cancer have been identified by a recent research. These lncRNAs are powerful regulators of gene expression. They...
Q A: Senior Police Officer Set to Run a Marathon With Mouth Duct-taped to...
For organ donation awareness, Dr. Jayanth Murali, Director General of Police, Crime Branch CID, Chennai, South India is running a half-marathon with his mouth duct-taped
Political impact lingers after two main events in meat industry
Political ramifications are coming in from two events in the past week involving the meat industry. The first event was a July 12 forum sponsored by the U.S. Food and Drug...
Women who have had 5 kids are 70% more likely to develop Alzheimer's
The study was carried out on a total of 3,549 women in South Korea and Greece, who were tracked from the age of 71. The findings were published in the journal Neurology.
Implications of Unmet Promise of a Miracle Drug for Alzheimer's Disease: Review
Aging Brain Care model developed has been shown to reduce behavioral and psychological symptoms of AD, the use of medications with adverse cognitive effects, and family...
Millions of osteoporosis patients should eat a Mediterranean diet
Bologna University scientists led the study of nearly 1,150 volunteers, believed to be the first long-term analysis of the diet's impact of bone health in older adults.
Are BOTOX® and Fillers the Same?
Cosmetic injectable treatments are the most popular aesthetic procedures performed throughout the world. Yet for all its popularity, far fewer people are clear on the...
UA researchers to repurpose ketamine to reduce side effects in Parkinson's...
The best-known treatment for Parkinson's disease isn't perfect. Named levodopa, the drug can treat the stiffness and slowness of movement associated with the debilitating disease.
Creation, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Curriculum in Scholarly...
Background: The importance of research and research training for residents has been recognized by both the AAP and ACGME. A needs assessment showed that most senior residents...