Approved by the FDA in September 2012, Genzyme’s Aubagio (teriflunomide tablets) is a once-daily oral treatment shown to reduce relapses, slow physical disability progression and reduce the number of brain lesions detected by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS).
About 10 percent of patients develop chronic pain syndromes post-stroke, and these patients are more likely to have increased functional dependence and cognitive decline, according to research published online April 4 in Stroke.
Seizures are common among hospitalized patients who undergo electroencephalography (EEG) due to spells or altered mental status, according to a study in the April issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
In 2010, about 15 percent of elderly individuals in the United States had dementia, with the total monetary cost about $200 billion, according to a study published in the April 4 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Following the presentation of a new research initiative designed to map the human brain, set out in the State of the Union address, the Obama administration has unveiled the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, according to a White House press release issued April 2.
Promising advances in research hint at the day when truly tailored pain management will be possible, allowing us to move past our current model of treatment.
Physical and mental activity are both associated with improved cognitive functioning in inactive, older adults with cognitive complaints, according to a study published online April 1 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Increased exposure to vaccines during the first two years of life is not associated with an increased risk of autism, according to a study published online March 29 in The Journal of Pediatrics.
Increased time to pregnancy (TTP) and not fertility treatment is associated with suboptimal neurological dysfunction in 2-year-old children born to subfertile parents, according to research published online March 25 in the Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition.
Single-level instrumented anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) is durable and cost-effective after five years of follow-up, according to a study published in the March 15 issue of Spine.