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Grinding Your Teeth? Botulinum Toxin May Help

People who grind or clench their teeth in their sleep, a condition known as bruxism, may get help from injections of botulinum toxin, according to a small study published in the January 17, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The drug blocks the signals that tell muscles to contract.

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研究表明,大多数未知脊髓疾病患者后来给予特定的诊断

Mayo Clinic的研究人员所进行的一项研究发现,大多数被怀疑患有原因不明脊髓炎的患者后来有另外一种具体的诊断。该研究发表在美国神经病学学会(American Academy of Neurology)的医学杂志 神经病学(Neurology)上。

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Are There Signs of CTE in the Brain Tissue of Younger People with Epilepsy?

Younger adults with difficult-to-treat epilepsy may have early signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in their brain tissue, but it appears to be uncommon, according to a small, preliminary study published in the January 10, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Most Patients with Unknown Spinal Cord Disease Later Given Specific Diagnosis, Study Shows

A study by Mayo Clinic researchers found that most patients with suspected spinal cord inflammation of unknown cause have an alternative, specific diagnosis. The research is published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Caffeine Level in Blood May Help Diagnose People with Parkinson’s Disease

Testing the level of caffeine in the blood may provide a simple way to aid the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, according to a study published in the January 3, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Nueva Pauta: Hacer Ejercicio para Mejorar la Memoria y el Pensamiento

Una nueva pauta para los profesionales de la salud indica que hay que recomendar ejercicio dos veces por semana a las personas que tienen deterioro cognitivo leve para mejorar su memoria y pensamiento.

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Exercise and Cognitive Training May Be Most Effective in Reducing MCI, an Alzheimer’s Disease Pre-Cursor

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Clinicians should recommend exercise and cognitive training for patients with mild cognitive impairment — a common precursor of Alzheimer’s type dementia — according to new guidelines published online in Neurology®.

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Does Dosing of Drug for Mom Make a Difference for Baby’s Risk of Cleft Lip, Palate?

Taking a higher dose of topiramate during the first three months of pregnancy may increase a baby’s risk of cleft lip or cleft palate more than when taking a lower dose, according to a study published in the December 27, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Guideline: Exercise May Improve Thinking Ability and Memory

Exercising twice a week may improve thinking ability and memory in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), according to a guideline released by the American Academy of Neurology. The recommendation is an update to the AAN’s previous guideline on mild cognitive impairment and is published in the December 27, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The guideline is endorsed by the Alzheimer’s Association.

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New Guideline: Try Exercise to Improve Memory, Thinking

For patients with mild cognitive impairment, don’t be surprised if your health care provider prescribes exercise rather than medication. A new guideline for medical practitioners says they should recommend twice-weekly exercise to people with mild cognitive impairment to improve memory and thinking.







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