Lifestyle-Amyloid Effects Vary By Sex; Climate Change Cuts Sleep; New ALS Biomarker? – Medpage Today

Lifestyle-Amyloid Effects Vary By Sex; Climate Change Cuts Sleep; New ALS Biomarker? – Medpage Today

by Judy George, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today
Lifestyle factors affected amyloid burden and cognition differently in men and women. (Annals of Neurology)
A nighttime-only apomorphine infusion improved sleep disturbances in people with Parkinson’s disease. (Lancet Neurology)
Daily gabapentin for 6 weeks after a stroke restored fine motor functions in the upper extremities of mice, with functional recovery persisting after treatment stopped. (Brain)
Increased ambient temperature delayed sleep onset raised the probability of insufficient sleep, with the effect on sleep loss substantially greater in lower-income countries. (One Earth)
The Alzheimer’s field faces ethical, clinical, and analytical challenges with blood phospho-tau biomarkers, a group of international researchers said. (Nature Reviews Neurology)
TDP-43 in nerve bundles may be a novel diagnostic biomarker for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. (JAMA Neurology)
Lidocaine infusions were associated with short- and medium-term pain relief in refractory chronic migraine, a retrospective study showed. (Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine)
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine invited public comment on draft chapters of the International Classification of Sleep Disorders, 3rd edition, until July 12.
Patients with long COVID continued to experience neurologic symptoms, fatigue, and compromised quality of life 14.8 months after initial SARS-CoV- 2 infection. (Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology)
The epilepsy drug lamotrigine (Lamictal) stopped nervous system tumor growth in mice. (Nature Communications)
AbbVie submitted a new drug application to the FDA for subcutaneous foscarbidopa/foslevodopa to treat motor fluctuations in patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease.
C2N Diagnostics expanded its Alzheimer’s screening tools to include a tau blood test for research use only.
Judy George covers neurology and neuroscience news for MedPage Today, writing about brain aging, Alzheimer’s, dementia, MS, rare diseases, epilepsy, autism, headache, stroke, Parkinson’s, ALS, concussion, CTE, sleep, pain, and more. Follow
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