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Human Stem Cells Effectively Treat Multiple Sclerosis in Mice Models
Human embryonic stem cells are a potentially viable treatment option for multiple sclerosis.
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Novel Neurotransmission Influences Drug Addiction
A team of researchers has discovered a novel neurotransmission that influences addiction-related memory.
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Most Docs Find MBA Training Advantageous to Their Careers
Graduates with dual training in medicine and business increasingly pursue leadership roles and report greater career acceleration, according to a study published online June 20 in Academic Medicine.
Modifying the Course of Multiple Sclerosis: The Growing Treatment Armamentarium
Risk of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy in Oral Therapies for Multiple Sclerosis
The panelists hold a lively discussion on the values of using oral therapies over the more traditional options which are more commonly used.
Managing Chronic Pain: Practical Considerations to Improve Treatment Outcomes
Risks and Rewards of Opioid Rotation
The panelists discuss the risks and rewards of rotating opioid therapies for chronic pain patients.
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Alzheimer
A major advance has been made in creating a blood test to predict when at-risk people will develop Alzheimer's disease, according to scientists
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Metabolic Syndrome Linked to Smaller Brain Tissue Volume
For patients with manifest arterial disease, components of metabolic syndrome (MetS) correlate with smaller brain tissue volume, even in the absence of diabetes, according to a study published online June 19 in Diabetes Care.
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Neurocognitive Deficits Seen Within Days of Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis
Deficits in neurocognitive functioning are evident within days of a type 1 diabetes diagnosis in children and are associated with glycemic control over one year postdiagnosis, according to a study published online June 26 in Diabetes Care.
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Ecstasy Use May Lead to Posterior Spinal Artery Aneurysm
Use of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, "Ecstasy," can trigger intracranial hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), and possibly de novo aneurysm formation and rupture, according to a case report published online July 3 in BMJ Case Reports.
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USPSTF Recommends Against Carotid Artery Stenosis Screening
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against screening for carotid artery stenosis in adults without a history of transient ischemic attack, stroke, or other neurological symptoms. These findings are presented in a final recommendation statement published online July 8 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Conferences
American Academy of Neurology 2013 Annual Meeting
PAINWeek 2013
64th American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting
2012 Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC)
The 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology
PAINWeek 2010
American Academy of Neurology 2009
International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2009
American Epilepsy Society 2008
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