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3 New and Noteworthy Parkinson Ideas
Deep brain stimulation, stem cell treatment, studying mitochondria—to mark Parkinson’s Awareness Month, we review some noteworthy new concepts.
Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block for Migraine?
The SPG is a promising target for migraine treatment, but robust evidence of efficacy for routine use of noninvasive device–mediated SPG blockade is needed.
4 Advances in Alzheimer
A new way to treat dementia and other diagnosis and treatment developments are in the news.
Drug Switching in Active Relapsing Remitting MS
A switch to a second-line drug in a patient receiving first-line therapies likely will be effective at decreasing disease activity.
3 New Things About Parkinson and Alzheimer
There’s a new app for tracking symptoms of Parkinson disease, Alzheimer and Parkinson diseases may share characteristics with mad cow disease, and a skin test may one day be used to detect both AD and PD.
Alzheimer Patients Left Out of the Loop
While a majority of persons with the 4 most common cancers are told the diagnosis, fewer than half of persons with AD get that kind of information. This could be a problem.
Double Duty: Blood Pressure Drug Also Eases MS
An FDA-approved drug for high blood pressure alleviates clinical symptoms of MS in mice, showing great promise for humans.
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