Youngsters who use smartphones, tablets, or video video games greater than 7 hours a day appeared to have untimely thinning of the cortex, NIH researchers stated on the “60 Minutes” TV progam. Take a look at MedPage Immediately’s protection of different findings from the examine.
Acute flaccid myelitis, the mysterious paralyzing illness affecting primarily kids, reached a document rely of 158 confirmed instances in 36 states. (AP Information)
Epilepsy sufferers in high-crime neighborhoods had extra seizures. (Chicago Tribune)
Can personalised drugs remedy Alzheimer’s? Cleveland Clinic neurologists make a case. (U.S. Information & World Report)
Opening the door for focused remedy, researchers found they might classify Alzheimer’s sufferers into six biologically coherent subgroups. (Molecular Psychiatry)
And, a photographer checked out Alzheimer’s in a extra intimate approach, chronicling his father’s expertise with the illness. (NPR)
The FDA cleared the reSET-O cellular app that gives cognitive behavioral remedy, as an adjunct to buprenorphine and contingency administration, for individuals with opioid use dysfunction.
Cultural boundaries and perceived stigma might block Hispanic epilepsy sufferers from searching for medical care. (JAMA Neurology)
LMTX, a protein aggregation inhibitor for the remedy of frontotemporal dementia, obtained FDA orphan drug designation, drug maker TauRx Therapeutics introduced.
And, after a failed section II trial, Axovant deserted nelotanserin for REM sleep conduct dysfunction in Lewy physique dementia sufferers.
Is the U.S. prepared for heroin-assisted remedy? (The Atlantic)