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Zonisamide Shows Promise in Curbing Parkinson’s Symptoms

People with Parkinson’s disease who received zonisamide, in addition to levodopa and other anti-Parkinson’s medications had significantly reduced odds of developing... Read more »

Bipolar Disorder and Heightened Risk for Parkinson Disease

Parkinson disease has a complicated relationship with psychiatric disorders. Some medications used to treat this disease can lead to psychosis or... Read more »

Cholesterol Medicine May Help Children with Fragile X Syndrome

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh report that lovastatin (Mevacor, Altocor, etc.) corrected learning and memory problems in rats with a... Read more »

Cognitive Decline Over Time in Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses

Decline in several cognitive domains continues for a decade after disease onset and is not attributable to medication effects.  Patients with... Read more »

New Drug Warning: Anticonvulsant Shows Promise in Major Depression

The anticonvulsant ezogabine (also known as retigabine) significantly reduced depressive symptoms, anhedonia, and increased resilience to stress in a small open-label study... Read more »

Waiting Lists For Medicaid Up, Competitive Employment Down

Wide geographical disparities exist when it comes to opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live and work in... Read more »

App Identifies Diabetes Through Heart Rate

A smartphone application that tracks a person’s heart rate may be able to detect diabetes using a photoplethysmography signal, which is... Read more »

Extended Family History May Raise Alzheimer’s Risk

Researchers found that individuals with at least two first-degree relatives with Alzheimer’s disease had 3.98 times higher odds of developing Alzheimer’s,... Read more »

Infection Tied to Higher Risk of Pediatric Illness

Children and teens hospitalized for infections were 84% more likely to be diagnosed later with mental health disorders and 42% more... Read more »

As Melatonin Use Rises, So Do Safety Concerns

Many Individuals are among a growing number of sleep-deprived consumers turning to a once-little-known hormone, often referred to as the “sleep... Read more »