Tourette syndrome: Tics may be linked to Covid stress - new scan to reveal ‘root causes'
THE COVID-19 pandemic completely altered the lives of so many, while changing the landscape of medicine and healthcare. While the virus is more widely understood than it was two and a half years ago, there is still more to learn. And similarly we still do not fully comprehend the lasting impact of the stress and suffering on populations. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Billie Eilish's Tourette Syndrome
(MedPage Today) -- During an interview with David Letterman for his Netflix series, "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction," singer Billie Eilish made a sudden movement, whipping her head around and opening her mouth. Letterman asked her what was... (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - June 1, 2022 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Billie Eilish Talks to David Letterman About Dealing with Tourette's Syndrome
Billie Eilish says living with Tourette's is exhausting, and she's had her fill with people passing it off as a joke. #billieeilishtalks #davidletterman #billieeilish #tourettessyndrome (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Billie Eilish 'incredibly offended' by reactions to her Tourette's Syndrome
“I am incredibly confused by it and I don’t get it,” the singer said of her disorder. #billieeilish (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Billie Eilish opens up on ‘exhausting’ symptoms of Tourette’s you 'would never notice'
BILLIE EILISH has opened up about having Tourette's syndrome and the symptoms she experiences. The singer confirmed she had the condition back in 2018, revealing she was diagnosed with it when she was a child. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tourette's syndrome: How a US surgeon beat the condition with his scalpel
Dr Wilson Tsai was diagnosed with Tourette's when he was in medical school, despite that, he has become a heart and lung surgeon based in the United States (picture posed by model) (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Novel Drug Reduces Tics in Kids With Tourette Syndrome
(MedPage Today) -- Children and adolescents with Tourette syndrome had less tic severity when treated with the investigational drug ecopipam, results from the phase IIb D1AMOND study showed. Treatment with the selective dopamine-1 (D1) receptor... (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - April 7, 2022 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Violent Assault Risk Up for People With Tourette Syndrome, Chronic Tic
Compared with the general population, individuals with these conditions also more likely to have criminal convictions (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 24, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Violent Assault Risk Up for People With Tourette Syndrome, Chronic Tic
THURSDAY, March 24, 2022 -- Individuals with Tourette syndrome (TS) or chronic tic disorder (CTD) have a higher risk for both experiencing violent assault and being perpetrators of violence, according to a study published online March 21 in JAMA... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Association of Tourette syndrome and chronic tic disorder with violent assault and criminal convictions - Mataix-Cols D, Virtanen S, Sidorchuk A, Fern ández de la Cruz L, Larsson H, Lichtenstein P, Latvala A.
IMPORTANCE: Tic disorders are associated with multiple social adversities, but little is known about the experience of violent assault (including sexual assault) and criminality in this group. OBJECTIVE: To establish if Tourette syndrome (TS) and c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Why some individuals with Tourette syndrome experience assault and perpetrate criminal behavior - Martino D, Leckman JF, Okun MS.
Tourette syndrome (TS) is now recognized as a common neurodevelopmental disorder. It has gained increasing public awareness and scientific interest worldwide. Unfortunately, tic disorders continue to be associated with significant social stigma.1 Public op... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Tourette Patients Vulnerable to Assault, Criminal Behavior Tourette Patients Vulnerable to Assault, Criminal Behavior
Patients with Tourette syndrome or chronic tic disorder are more likely to be assaulted or to perpetrate a crime, results of a large registry study show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - March 22, 2022 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

The phenomenology of tics and tic-like behavior in TikTok - Zea Vera A, Bruce A, Garris J, Tochen L, Bhatia P, Lehman RK, Lopez W, Wu SW, Gilbert DL.
BACKGROUND: Pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists worldwide have reported a marked increase in functional (conversion) disorders with tic-like behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic. These patients often report frequent viewing of Tourette syndrome (T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

SciSparc Presents New Leadership Lineup
TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 27, 2022 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- SciSparc Ltd. (NASDAQ: SPRC) a specialty, clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focusing on the development of therapies to treat disorders of the central nervous system (the &qu... Biopharmaceuticals, Neurology, Personnel SciSparc, Tourette syndrome, obstructive sleep apnea, Alzheimer's disease (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 27, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

'I had to pay for Tourette's diagnosis'
Edie Pilkington, 16, says it was a relief to have the condition confirmed by a private consultant. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news