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Parkinson Disease and ADHD: What’s the Connection?

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) inv-olves dysregulated dopaminergic pathways, and as such, dopaminergic agents such as amphetamine and methylphenidate are prescribed to treat the co... View More

Researchers Uncover Genetic Cause of Difficult-to-Treat Childhood Epilepsy Syndrome

A large team of international researchers has identified a gene that causes developmental and epileptic encephalopathy (DEE), and the findings may lead to medical therapies to treat children with t... View More

Novel Therapy for Gonorrhea Is Identified

Uncomplicated gonococcal infections—urogenital and rectal types, in particular—can be successfully treated with oral zoliflodacin, results of a recent study showed.1 The new antibiotic... View More

Gut Microbiota Is Altered by Household Disinfectants

Weekly use of specific household cleaning products around infants is associated with increased body mass index (BMI) at an older age, according to new research from Canada. “Antibacterial cle... View More

Novel Marker of Inflammation Can Help Determine Link Between Obesity, CVD

When assessing the adverse cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk associated with visceral adipose tissue (VAT), GlycA can be a useful surrogate marker, a new study shows. The study, authored by Kayla R... View More

New Guidelines for Oxygen Therapy Treatment

Although oxygen use has been a staple in medical practice for decades, new recommendations suggest limited use in certain patient populations, according to a new Rapid Recommendation published by t... View More

Preventive Antibiotics for Stable COPD: What’s the Evidence?

Given that bacterial respiratory tract infections can trigger exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), it seems logical that prophylactic antibiotics may benefit patients with... View More

How Are Pediatric Asthma and Rhinitis Linked? And What Are the Clinical Implications?

IIn children and adolescents with asthma, concomitant rhinitis is ubiquitous and intractable, but how the 2 conditions are related is incompletely understood. Thus the authors of a recent study set... View More

New Migraine Prophylaxis Drug Approved by FDA

The FDA has approved galcanezumab-gnlm, 120-mg injection, for the prophylactic treatment of migraine in adults, making it the third such biologic agent to be approved in 2018. The agency approved e... View More

Reimmunization Is Safe for Infants, Children

Reimmunization is safe for infants and children who have had a prior adverse event following immunization, according to the results of a new analysis. The researchers came to this conclusion after ... View More
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