Positive Topline Phase 3 Data for Lecanemab in Early Alzheimer's Positive Topline Phase 3 Data for Lecanemab in Early Alzheimer's
The antiamyloid lecanemab significantly reduced brain amyloid and cognitive decline in adults with early AD in the phase 3 Clarity AD trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - September 28, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

No Such Thing as an Easy Fix No Such Thing as an Easy Fix
Neurologist Allan Block notes that although it ' s common for people to look for shortcuts, there ' s no easy fix when it comes to research — and life in general.MDedge (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - September 27, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Coffee Linked to Reduced Mortality, Cardiovascular Disease Coffee Linked to Reduced Mortality, Cardiovascular Disease
Mild to moderate intake of ground, instant, and decaffeinated coffee is associated with lower mortality and cardiovascular disease risk, and can be considered part of a healthy diet, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - September 27, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

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

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

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

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

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

Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis in Patients With COVID-19 Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis in Patients With COVID-19
While cerebral venous sinus thrombosis is rare in the non-COVID general population, this study found a high incidence in patients hospitalized with COVID-19.Stroke (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 27, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Not Just a Bad Dream: Nightmares May Predict Dementia Not Just a Bad Dream: Nightmares May Predict Dementia
Frequent bad dreams during middle and older age may accelerate cognitive decline and increase risk for dementia, especially in men, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - September 27, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

High Prevalence of COVID-Related Hospitalization, Mortality in PD High Prevalence of COVID-Related Hospitalization, Mortality in PD
Not only has the prevalence of COVID-19 been high among patients with Parkinson ' s disease, but there is also a high rate of related hospitalizations and mortality, a new meta-analysis shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - September 26, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Why Neurologists Should Care About Reproductive Rights Why Neurologists Should Care About Reproductive Rights
Many neurologic conditions require treatment with teratogenic agents. Abortion bans complicate these treatment decisions.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - September 26, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Distinguishing Primary Progressive Aphasia Subtypes: New Data Distinguishing Primary Progressive Aphasia Subtypes: New Data
High levels of brain total creatine (tCr) are associated with worse primary progressive aphasia (PPA) symptom severity, and brain metabolite levels of tCr differed between PPA subtypes.First Look (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - September 23, 2022 Category: Pathology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news