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As Out-of-Pocket Costs for Neurologic Medications Rise, People Less Likely to Take Them

As out-of-pocket costs go up for drugs for the neurologic disorders Alzheimer’s disease, peripheral neuropathy and Parkinson’s disease, people are less likely to take the drugs as often as their doctors prescribed, according to a study funded by...
14-Feb-2020 1:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sleep Problems in Children, Teens with Autism Are Focus of New AAN Guideline

It is not uncommon for children and teens with autism spectrum disorder to struggle with sleep. Trouble falling asleep and staying asleep or refusing to go to bed are just some of the sleep problems they can experience. To help families,...
10-Feb-2020 6:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

People with Cluster Headaches May Miss Twice as Much Work as Those Without

Cluster headaches are short but extremely painful headaches that can occur many days, or even weeks, in a row. Now a new study has found that people who have this debilitating form of headache may miss twice as many days of work as people without...
31-Jan-2020 5:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Antioxidant Flavonol Linked to Lower Risk of Alzheimer’s Dementia

People who eat or drink more foods with the antioxidant flavonol, which is found in nearly all fruits and vegetables as well as tea, may be less likely to develop Alzheimer’s dementia years later, according to a study published in the January 29,...
24-Jan-2020 6:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Young Black, Latino People Fare Better than White People After Bleeding Stroke

Does race play a role in how well someone recovers after stroke? New research focused on younger people who have had a hemorrhagic stroke found that young black and Latino people may be less likely than young white people to be disabled or even die...
16-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: MS Drug Costs Nearly Triple over Seven Years, Even with Introduction of Generic

The cost of prescriptions for multiple sclerosis (MS) drugs nearly tripled over seven years, and the introduction of a generic version of one of the most common drugs had little overall effect on prices, according to a study published in the January...
10-Jan-2020 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sleep Deprived? Study Finds Losing a Night of Sleep May Increase Alzheimer’s Biomarker

A preliminary study has found that when young, healthy men were deprived of just one night of sleep, they had higher levels of tau, a biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease, in their blood than when they had a full, uninterrupted night of rest. The...
6-Jan-2020 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

What Comes First, Beta-Amyloid Plaques or Thinking and Memory Problems?

The scientific community has long believed that beta-amyloid, a protein that can clump together and form sticky plaques in the brain, is the first sign of Alzheimer’s disease. Beta-amyloid then leads to other brain changes including...
27-Dec-2019 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites


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