neurology

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Long Covid: Persistent Shortness of Breath Due to Treatable Nerve Injury

Jonathan Aviv M.D. & Suiana Chandrasekhar M.D. - 3/1/2021 - 3

A treatable, virus-related vagus nerve injury may be the cause of persistent shortness of breath in some COVID-19 long haulers

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Precision Medicine May Get Us Closer to Cure

Maria Teresa Ferretti Ph.D. - 9/13/2020 - 1

A precision medicine approach based on biomarkers, powered by AI, and sensitive to gender may get us closer to a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Recent Advances in Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention

Sam Gandy. M.D., Ph.D. - 8/30/2020 - 4

A prominent neurologist reviews what is known (and not known) about recent evidence-based advances in Alzheimer’s Disease prevention.

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MdDS Makes You Feel Like You’re Still on the Boat

Yoon-Hee Cha, MD - 8/15/2020 - 20

MdDS is an under recognized neurologic disorder where the rocking sensation you experience after getting off of a boat or a plane persists indefinitely.

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What You Need to Know About TMS for Treatment-Resistant Depression 

David Woo, MD - 8/22/2019 - 1

Roughly 1/3 of patients diagnosed with Major Depressive are said to have treatment-resistant depression. TMS may be a good alternative for them.

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The Gut-Brain Connection: How Probiotics Can Improve Mood

Brenda Kimble - 5/27/2019 - 1

While probiotics work solely in the intestines, thanks to the gut-brain connection, the work done there can impact your mental health as well.

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Dementia Facts and Stats Everyone Should Know

Kat Helgeson - 5/4/2019 - 0

Dementia affects people around the world and is becoming more common every year. Here are a few surprising facts about the condition.

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The Importance of Women’s Brains in Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Maria Teresa Ferretti Ph.D. - 12/2/2018 - 1

Understanding sex differences in human brains is crucial for precision medicine in Alzheimer’s Disease. It may also help get to a cure.

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How Little White Lies Can Lead to Great Big Ones

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD - 11/29/2018 - 5

Studies show lies increase with repetition but only when the participant benefited. Self-interest is the thing that pushes people down that slippery slope.

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What is the Impact of Dementia on Comorbid Conditions?

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 11/12/2018 - 6

New research finds that dementia has a substantial impact on the costs and prevalence of certain common comorbid conditions compared with matched individuals without dementia.

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Alzheimer’s, Cholesterol & Genetics—How to Reduce Your Risk for Dementia

Timothy Jennings, MD, DFAPA - 9/13/2018 - 0

We can make choices to protect our brains & prevent late-life Alzheimer’s by following some steps proven to prevent dementia & sharpen your mind.

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Cannabidiol Approved to Treat Rare but Severe Forms of Epilepsy

Joy Smith - 8/14/2018 - 2

in a landmark decision on June 25, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first-ever marijuana-derived drug called Epidiolex. It will be used to treat seizures associated with two rare and severe forms of epilepsy.

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