This study points to nitrated nucleosomes as a promising biomarker for distinguishing neuropsychiatric events due to systemic lupus erythematosus from those secondary to other disorders.
Veronica Hackethal, MD
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Most people with Parkinson Disease develop cognitive impairment at some point. But this study provides evidence for sex differences in progression to cognitive impairment and dementia.
A newly synthesized compound may be the basis for a novel iron-chelation therapy in several iron-associated neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer, Parkinson, and Huntington disease.
Children exposed to antiretrovirals (ARVs) may have worse neurodevelopmental outcomes than children never exposed to ARVs according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Do individuals hospitalized with head injury have new headaches or exacerbations of pre-existing headaches more often than others?
A study suggests an increase in the risk for pseudotumor cerebri syndrome with current users of fluoroquinolones. When is medical attention warranted?
Does the atypical antipsychotic clozapine carry high risk for the development of drug-induced parkinsonism? What are DSM-5 criteria for the diagnosis of neuroleptic-induced parkinsonism? These questions and more in this T/F quiz.
In patients with epilepsy who live in western societies, suicide rates are increasing. Does culture play a role? Here's a study of Asian populations.
Research points to a genetic etiology for 5 major psychiatric disorders. Do these disorders have shared genes?