Vitamin D Supplementation May Impact Neurodegeneration After Clinically Isolated Syndrome

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New findings indicate that vitamin D supplementation may impact neurodegeneration and reduce long-term disability after clinically isolated syndrome (CIS), although these results should be replicated in a second study (Eur J Neurol. 2015 Oct 31.) In the phase 2 CIS trial of atorvastatin, investigators evaluated 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels for their ...

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Gene Discovered to Play a Role in Development of MS

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New findings point to a role for FAM126A (also known as hyccin) in supporting myelination, an important process in development and also following acut...Full story

Neural Stem Cells Found to Promote Remyelination

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Endogenous neural stem cells might offer a new therapeutic avenue for the treatment of demyelinating disorders such as MS, according to a new study pu...Full story

Pfizer and Allergan to Combine

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The boards of directors for Pfizer Inc. and Allergan plc have both unanimously approved, and the companies have entered into, a definitive merger agre...Full story

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Decreased Sense of Smell Tied to Alzheimers Disease

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A decreased sense of smell could be an early symptom of Alzheimers disease, new findings suggest. In a study recently published in JAMA Neurology (Nov...Full story

ALS Finding a Cure Foundation Awards Grant to Amylyx for Dev...

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Amylyx Pharmaceuticals has received $600,000 from the ALS Finding a Cure Foundation and the Cure Alzheimers Fund to support IND-enabling studies for t...Full story

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Vitamin D Supplementation May Impact Neurodegeneration After...

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New findings indicate that vitamin D supplementation may impact neurodegeneration and reduce long-term disability after clinically isolated syndrome (...Full story

NeuroGenetic Pharmaceuticals Awarded $2.5 Million Grant From...

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NeuroGenetic Pharmaceuticals, Inc., has been awarded an R01 grant from the National Institute of Aging (NIA) in the amount of $2.5 million for first i...Full story

Smart Monitor Unveils Lightweight iOS Compatible SmartWatch

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In honor of National Epilepsy Awareness month, Smart Monitor is unveiling a new and enhanced water resistant lightweight model of the SmartWatch with ...Full story

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Parkinson's Disease Foundation Offers Free Resources for Car...

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In recognition of National Family Caregivers Month, the Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) is offering free resources to address unmet needs of care...Full story

Friday, November 06, 2015

CSF Biomarkers Increased in Parkinsons Disease

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In a cross-sectional analysis published in Neurology, researchers analyzed CSF samples in 38 elderly controls and 100 patients with Parkinson's diseas...Full story

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Global Multiple Sclerosis Therapeutics Market Expected to Re...

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The global therapeutics market over the next decade for MS is expected to swell to $20 billion at a compound annual growth rate of 1.5 percent, accord...Full story

Amyloid Scanning Dementia Study Now Open for Registration

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A new dementia study that will examine the usefulness of brain PET scans has opened registration for specialists. Scheduled to begin next year, the Im...Full story

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

FDA Review Finds No Increased Cardiovascular Risks with Enta...

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An FDA safety review has found no clear evidence of an increased risk of heart attacks, stroke, or other cardiovascular events associated with the use...Full story

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Brain-on-Chip Technology Offers Assistance in Drug Developme...

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A new technology modeling of the human brains microenvironment may potentially aid in understanding and treating neurodegenerative diseases. Based on ...Full story

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Stressful Occupations May Increase Risk of Stroke

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High strain jobs are associated with an increased risk of stroke, particularly in women, new findings suggest. In a meta-analysis published in Neurolo...Full story