A combination of interferon beta-1a (IFN) and glatiramer acetate (GA) therapy does not provide added clinical benefit to patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study published online March 11 in the Annals of Neurology.
Neuromuscular exercise and counseling decrease the number of days off due to low back pain (LBP) among young men serving in the military, according to a study published in the March 1 issue of Spine.
People who consume one or more cups of green tea or coffee per day have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke, according to a study published online March 14 in Stroke.
Prescribing neuroenhancing drugs, such as those used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, to healthy children and teens to improve memory or cognitive function is unjustified and inadvisable, according to position paper published online March 13 in Neurology.
Sleep quality is associated with β-amyloid (Aβ) deposition among older adults; and Aβ oligomers are associated with tau prior to onset of overt symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, according to two studies published online March 11 in JAMA Neurology.
Management of obstructive sleep apnea in a primary care setting is noninferior to care at specialist sleep centers, according to a study published in the March 13 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Walking improves the physical health component of quality of life measures in stroke survivors, according to a study published online March 7 in Stroke.
The monovalent inactivated influenza (H1N1) 2009 vaccine is associated with a small but significant increase in the risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome in the United States, according to a meta-analysis published online March 13 in The Lancet.
Acute physical exercise improves executive function in children, adolescents, and young adults, according to a meta-analysis published online March 6 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Researchers have doubts as to the diagnostic accuracy or usefulness of red flag indicators to detect or exclude spinal malignancy in patients with low back pain (LBP), according to research published online Feb. 28 in The Cochrane Library.