Author | Alice Goodman

Articles

24-Hour ICH Score Better Prognostic Indicator Than ICH Score at Admission

April 26, 2012

Although the intra-cerebral hemorrhage (ICH) score at hospital admission is typically used to estimate the potential prognosis in stroke patients, a new study suggests that the 24-hour ICH score is a more accurate assessment.

Pregabalin Safe and Effective for Relief of Chronic Neuopathic Pain and Related Sleep Disturbance

April 26, 2012

According to a randomized, controlled clinical trial reported at the Emerging Science session, pregabalin was found effective in relieving chronic neuropathic pain and pain-related sleep disturbances associated with spinal cord injury.

24-Month Study Confirms Efficacy of Oral Fingolimod in MS

April 25, 2012

Results from the FREEDOMS II trial found oral fingolimod administered at a daily dose of 0.5 mg to reduce relapse rates by almost 50% in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS).

Levodopa-Carbidopa Intestinal Gel Prolongs Treatment Benefit In Parkinson's Disease

April 25, 2012

The 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology presented a phase 3 randomized, double-blind clinical trial which found that levodopa-carbidopa intestinal gel was more effective than standard oral levodopa-carbidopa.