Study results suggest that oxidative stress may play a direct role in the neurodegeneration that occurs in ALS.
DaTscan™ SPECT imaging can help physicians assess diagnostic category and improve diagnostic confidence for patients with dementia with Lewy bodies.
Severe neuropathic pain due to diabetic peripheral neuropathy is associated with negative health impact and increased healthcare utilization, underscoring the need for the development of safe and effective treatments.
Study results show a novel formulation of oxcarbazepine may provide long-term seizure reduction in patients with refractory epilepsy, while a separate trial produced promising results for long-term lacosamide treatment in elderly patients with partial-onset seizures.
Data presented at the 2013 AAN Annual Meeting indicate that MAP0004, which delivers dihydroergotamine (DHE) via oral inhalation, is effective in the acute treatment of severe migraine pain.
A behavioral weight-loss intervention can lead to significant weight loss in overweight and obese adults with serious mental illness, according to a study published online March 21 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Patients with Parkinson’s disease and neurogenic orthostatic hypotension treated with droxidopa showed improvements in symptoms of dizziness and lightheadedness, and in systolic blood pressure.
Researchers report the monoclonal antibody solanezumab may improve cognition and activities of daily living for patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease.
Study shows levetiracetam, carbamazepine, and topiramate are equally safe and effective in the treatment of adult patients with epilepsy induced by MELAS. However, valproate was found to be less effective and associated with more adverse events.
Compared with placebo, teriflunomide was shown to significantly reduce the occurrence of relapses with sequelae and relapses treated with corticosteroids in a post-hoc analysis of pivotal clinical trial data.