Neurology

 
FDA Awards Accelerated Approval to Aducanumab for Alzheimer Disease
June 07, 2021

The FDA approved today the first drug that targets the pathophysiolgic process responsible for Alzheimer disease and the first drug since 2003 to be approved for any Alzheimer treatment.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Ups Ischemic Stroke Risk in Later Life
June 01, 2021

Adults with OCD were more than 3 times as likely to have an ischemic stroke after age 40 than those without the disorder, according to a study published in Stroke.

FDA/CDC Recommend Pause on J&J Vaccine Use After Reports of Blood Clots
April 13, 2021

Reports of a rare, severe type of blood clot in 6 women in the US led the agencies to halt use of the J&J product, out of an abundance of caution.