Hyponatremia commonly occurs in individuals with epilepsy receiving carbamazepine (CBZ) or oxcarbazepine (OXC), highlighting the importance of close monitoring of sodium levels in those taking either drug, according to a study.
There is no evidence to support the association between neurofibromatosis type 1 and intracranial aneurysms, a new population-based study shows. Moreover, there is no rise in the incidence of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage in NF1 patients.
Older adults with lower limb motor function are at increased risk of developing dementia, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis. Tremor and hand grip strength show no association with the risk.
Treatment with tapentadol for chronic pain conditions appears to be well-tolerated, with the least incidence of overall adverse events and constipation as well as least trial withdrawal rate vs other opioid analgesics, according to a mixed-treatment meta-analysis.
Changes in the seed-based resting-state functional connectivity (rsFC) in the parietal and frontal regions of the brain may be important in cognitive impairment in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD), reports a new study.
Loneliness can go beyond a sense of social isolation to cause real physical illness. A new study showed loneliness is linked to increased brain inflammation and higher risk of chronic disease and mortality in older adults.