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2017 Nobel Prize Winner Michael W. Young: An Interview2017 Nobel Prize Winner Michael W. Young: An Interview

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:20:48 EST

2017 Nobel Prize Winner Michael W. Young talks to Medscape about his groundbreaking research on circadian rhythms and what makes him tick.
Medscape Neurology



Thrombectomy Up to 24 Hours Effective in Certain StrokesThrombectomy Up to 24 Hours Effective in Certain Strokes

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:48:59 EST

Published results of the DAWN trial show patients with salvageable brain tissue identified by 'clinical-core mismatch' benefitted from endovascular therapy up to 24 hours after onset.
Medscape Medical News



A Vest That Allows the Deaf to 'Hear'A Vest That Allows the Deaf to 'Hear'

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:37:57 EST

Neuroscientist David Eagleman talks about time perception, synesthesia, and the vastness of human creativity.
Medscape Neurology



Brain Imaging Identifies CTE in a Living PersonBrain Imaging Identifies CTE in a Living Person

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:41:41 EST

A PET scan using a tau tracer accurately diagnosed chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a living professional football player, a finding researchers describe as a diagnostic 'milestone.'
Medscape Medical News



Nonpharma Intervention Cuts Dementia Risk by a ThirdNonpharma Intervention Cuts Dementia Risk by a Third

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:54:09 EST

Older adults who completed a computerized training intervention focused on 'mental quickness' had a 29% lower risk for dementia compared with those who received no cognitive training.
Medscape Medical News



Long- and Short-Acting Opioid Addiction Meds Equally EffectiveLong- and Short-Acting Opioid Addiction Meds Equally Effective

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 11:07:41 EST

Extended-release naltrexone and buprenorphine/naloxone are similarly efficacious in preventing relapse for patients with opioid use disorder, although naltrexone was more difficult to initiate.
Medscape Medical News



Metformin and Growth Rate of Abdominal Aortic AneurysmsMetformin and Growth Rate of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:00:00 EST

Dr Lowenfels comments on a study that investigated whether metformin could significantly slow the growth rate of this very common disease.
Medscape General Surgery



Kratom Association Hits Back at 'Unsubstantiated' FDA AdvisoryKratom Association Hits Back at 'Unsubstantiated' FDA Advisory

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:52:00 EST

The American Kratom Association has petitioned the US Food and Drug Administration to 'review and correct' the agency's November 14 public health advisory on the dangers of kratom.
Medscape Medical News



FDA Issues Kratom Warning, Cites 36 DeathsFDA Issues Kratom Warning, Cites 36 Deaths

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:25:36 EST

On the basis of concerns that it is addictive and potentially life threatening, the FDA has said it will stop kratom, a botanical substance containing opioids, from entering the United States.
News Alerts



FDA Clears Drug With Ingestible Digital TrackerFDA Clears Drug With Ingestible Digital Tracker

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:43:50 EST

Abilify MyCite is the first drug approved in the United States that has a digital tracking system for patients and providers to monitor medication intake.
FDA Approvals



Threefold Increased Stroke Risk Tied to Certain AntipsychoticsThreefold Increased Stroke Risk Tied to Certain Antipsychotics

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:35:59 EST

Second-generation antipsychotics increase risk for cardiovascular events, especially in the elderly. But are there differences in risk between these agents?
Medscape Medical News



Popular Stimulation Method May Not 'Enhance' Brain ActivityPopular Stimulation Method May Not 'Enhance' Brain Activity

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:20:05 EST

New research questions the accepted mechanism by which transcranial alternating-current stimulation, a popular noninvasive brain stimulation technique, may improve memory.
Medscape Medical News



Exercise Linked to Improved Brain Connectivity in MS Exercise Linked to Improved Brain Connectivity in MS

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:42:14 EST

Although the primary endpoint of an effect on cognition was not met, a new study used innovative imaging methods to explore how exercise may affect the brain.
Medscape Medical News