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Alzheimer’s Burden Projected to Double by 2060

Nearly 14 million Americans aged 65 and older will have Alzheimer disease or related dementias (ADRD) by 2060, according to new... Read more »

Best Approaches to Patients With Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures

The diagnosis of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) is common in epilepsy centers and is a serious condition because these patients may... Read more »

Appendix Linked to Toxic Parkinson’s Protein

Parkinson’s disease is a brain disorder that leads to shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with walking, balance, and coordination and symptoms usually... Read more »

Home Videos May Speed Autism Diagnosis

Short home videos may provide enough information to determine whether or not a child is on the autism spectrum, a new... Read more »

New Drug Approvals: FDA Clears First Generic Version of Seizure Drug Sabril (Vigabatrin)

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic version of the antiseizure medication Sabril (vigabatrin,manufactured by Lundbeck).... Read more »

School Day Shortened For Hundreds With Disabilities, Suit Claims

The parents of children with autism and other developmental disabilities are suing the state of Oregon over claims that the children... Read more »

Wearable Ultrasound Patch Tracks Blood Pressure

Researchers have now engineered a blood pressure sensor that uses ultrasound technology and can be worn as a flexible skin patch,... Read more »

Low-Dose Aspirin and Minocycline as Treatments for Bipolar Depression

Findings that inflammatory processes can contribute to psychiatric syndromes have inspired studies examining whether anti-inflammatory drugs could help patients with these... Read more »

New Life For Old Drugs?

Cholesterol, Diabetes, and Blood Pressure medications may help treat serious mental Illness as evidenced by a  large observational study. Investigators found... Read more »

Propranolol as an Adjunctive Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

The beta-adrenergic–receptor blocker propranolol reduces physical symptoms of anxiety such as tachycardia and sweating and, when paired with exposure therapy, can... Read more »