ALS Drug Yields Meaningful Clinical Benefit, Phase 3 Data Show ALS Drug Yields Meaningful Clinical Benefit, Phase 3 Data Show
Longer-term data show the antisense oligonucleotide tofersen slows functional decline in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis caused by superoxide dismutase 1 gene mutations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - September 27, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Flu Vaccine Not Linked to Increased Guillain-Barr é Syndrome Risk Flu Vaccine Not Linked to Increased Guillain-Barr é Syndrome Risk
Although past studies have suggested a link between the influenza vaccine and Guillain-Barr é syndrome, a large new study showed no increased risk for older adults ― including those with comorbidities.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - September 27, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Woman with extremely rare brain disease 'stuck in one room for two years'
Daisy Simpson claims her flat is putting herself and her carers at risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deep Brain Stimulation Effective for OCD, but Barriers Persist Deep Brain Stimulation Effective for OCD, but Barriers Persist
DBS is safe and effective for treatment-resistant obsessive –compulsive disorder that can be expected to produce significant clinical benefit in about 2 out of 3 cases, but insurance rarely pays.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - September 27, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Avicenna.AI joins forces with Deepc on brain AI
French artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Avicenna.AI has partnere...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Avicenna.AI secures distribution deal with Sectra Viz.ai to add Avicenna.ai software to platform Avicenna gets clearances for Cina Chest AI software Arterys brings Avicenna AI stroke software on board Avicenna wins NTAP award for stroke (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 27, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Biogen to Pay $900M to Settle Physician Kickback Allegations Biogen to Pay $900M to Settle Physician Kickback Allegations
Former employee/whistleblower to receive $250 million as part of settlement involving three drugs used to treat muscular sclerosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - September 27, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

DyAnsys' neurostimulation device receives FDA clearance to treat post-cardiac surgery pain
The company ’s device, Primary Relief, is the latest of DyAnsys’ long list of devices to receive FDA clearance. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 27, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Multiple chemical sensitivity is real – people who have it aren’t making it up | Letter
For decades, patients with complex illnesses – especially those that affect women more – have been told that it’s in their heads, saysBeth PollackMultiple chemical sensitivity (MCS), discussed in your article, is a common symptom of several illnesses that I research (Allergic to the world: can medicine help people with severe intolerance to chemicals?, 20 September).The article suggests that MCS should be treated, at least in part, as a mental illness. For decades, patients with complex illnesses have been told that it ’s in their heads, and this is especially true for illnesses that predominantly affect females. M...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 27, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Health & wellbeing Allergies Long Covid Multiple sclerosis ME / Chronic fatigue syndrome Fibromyalgia Coronavirus Life and style Science Society Source Type: news

A little bit of stress can be good for our brain, study suggests
In experiments involving brain scans, researchers at the University of Georgia in Athens found stress can positively benefit brain function. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug Spurs Neuron Growth in Mice with Chronic Spinal Cord Injury
A protein duo increases transcription of growth-related genes to enhance axon regeneration and boost plasticity, a study finds—but fails to improve mobility. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 27, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

CraniUS Closes ~$20 Million Series A Funding Round
The investment will enable CraniUS to scale its product development to facilitate chronic and direct medicine delivery to help effectively treat brain diseases BALTIMORE, Md., Sept. 27, 2022 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- CraniUS LLC, an ... Devices, Drug Delivery, Neurosurgery, Venture Capital CraniUS , convection-enhanced delivery (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 27, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mutations in protein kinase C γ promote spinocerebellar ataxia type 14 by impairing kinase autoinhibition | Science Signaling
Biochemical characterization of mutations that cause a neurodegenerative disease provides pathological insight. (Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment)
Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - September 27, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma Incidence Over 70 Years Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma Incidence Over 70 Years
Medical advances have led to improvements in the detection and management of these rare neuroendocrine tumors, but knowledge gaps remain.Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Chronic Pain in the 11th Revision of the ICD Chronic Pain in the 11th Revision of the ICD
This article presents answers to frequently asked questions regarding the new, more comprehensive ICD-11 chronic pain classification, and its application to common pain syndromes.Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Schools and community groups invited to get creative for brain art competition
Schools and community groups across Bristol and the surrounding area are invited to take part in the University of Bristol's brain art competition and have their work displayed in public. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - September 27, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Public engagement; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience, Institutes, Institutes, Elizabeth Blackwell; Press Release Source Type: news