Neurology

FDA Approves Personalized Chronic Pain Therapy Mobile Application

July 23, 2020

Article

The Patient Controller will join a growing list of Abbott digital care products aimed at streamlining the therapeutic experience.

FDA Approves New Cataplexy and Daytime Sleepiness Treatment for Narcolepsy

July 22, 2020

Article

The approval represents the second approved treatment of the conditions associated with narcolepsy patients at least 7 years old.

Better Screening Needed for Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

July 21, 2020

Article

Symptom provocation did not meaningfully alter the diagnostic sensitivity and specificity that is relative to more easily obtained pretests symptom ratings.

Telemedicine and Face-to-Face CBT Both Effective Treating Insomnia

July 21, 2020

Article

Both telemedicine and face-to-face therapy resulted in improved daytime function.

More REM Sleep Needed to Reduce Mortality Rate in Older Adults

July 17, 2020

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New research finds a 13% higher mortality rate for every 5% reduction in REM sleep.

Investigators Test Treatment Regimens for Psychiatric Disorders with Insomnia

July 09, 2020

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The best results came from second-stage therapies, which produced significant increases in remission and response rates.

Childhood Sleep Issues Foreshadow Psychosis, Borderline Personality Disorder

July 09, 2020

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Shorter nighttime sleep duration and later bedtime at 3.5 years old age were significantly associated with borderline personality disorder symptoms.

Biogen Submits BLA for Investigational Alzheimer Disease Agent

July 08, 2020

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Those who received the agent in EMERGE reported a significant slowing of decline on measures of cognition and function such as memory, orientation, and language, as well as for activities of daily living.

New Neurologic Symptoms Found in Children with COVID-19

July 08, 2020

Article

Tests for N-methyl-Daspartate receptor, myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein, and aquaporin-4 autoantibodies had negative results in all patients.

Inadequate Sleep Impacts Children's Emotional Health

July 08, 2020

Article

The presence of anxiety symptoms moderated most alterations in emotional processing observed following sleep restriction.

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