FDA Approves Migraine Drug For Pediatric Patients

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FDA has approved Treximet (sumatriptan and naproxen sodium) for use in pediatric patients 12 years of age and older for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura.It is the first approved combination prescription medicine, and the first to contain sumatriptan, for the treatment of acute migraine attacks in pediatric patients. The two medi...

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His and Her Pain Circuitry in The Spinal Cord

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New animal research reveals fundamental sex differences in how pain is processed.New research released in Nature Neuroscience reveals for the first ti...Full story

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Smile and the World Smiles With You, Study Says

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Monday, June 29, 2015

Data Looks at Children with Severe Head Injuries in Iraq and...

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During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, US combat support hospitals treated at least 650 children with severe, combat-related head injuries, accordin...Full story

Two Cognitive Tests for Dementia Have Similar Specificity to...

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The Mini-Cog test and Addenbrooke`s Cognitive Examination-Revised (ACE-R) are the best alternatives to the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) for sc...Full story

Friday, June 26, 2015

What Happens in the Brain When We Think?

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New research from Lund University in Sweden questions the prevailing doctrine on how the brain absorbs and processes information. The idea that the br...Full story

Restoring Low Levels of Serotonin Could Improve Brain Functi...

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Restoring the low levels of the chemical serotonin may help improve brain function and reduce impulsivity in some dementia patients, according to Camb...Full story

Fructose Not as Stimulating to Brains Reward System as Gluco...

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Fructose not only results in a lower level of satiety, it also stimulates the reward system in the brain to a lesser degree than glucose. This may cau...Full story

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Low Scores on Memory and Thinking Tests May Signal Alzheimer...

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A new study suggests that errors on memory and thinking tests may signal Alzheimers up to 18 years before the disease can be diagnosed. The research i...Full story

Multiple Cortical Regions Work Together to Process Sensorimo...

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Neuroscientists show that multiple cortical regions are needed to process information.Researchers at MIT say they have proven that the brains cortex d...Full story

Two FDA-Approved Mini-Probes Launch

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Monteris Medical has launched two new reduced diameter mini-probes for its NeuroBlate System, a minimally invasive robotic laser thermotherapy tool.Th...Full story

AMA Issues Support for SCOTUS Ruling

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From the American Medical Association, regarding the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of the Obama administration in King v. Burwell:"The American Medi...Full story

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Fat, Sugar Cause Bacterial Changes That May Relate to Loss o...

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A study at Oregon State University indicates that both a high-fat and a high-sugar diet, compared to a normal diet, cause changes in gut bacteria that...Full story