Breastfeeding seminars

Groove Music stimulates the brain; Breastfeeding and Cognition; Delirium and future dementia

Groovy beats that make people want to move to the music improve cognitive performance by stimulating the prefrontal cortex. (Scientific reports)

Spermidine supplements did not improve memory and biomarkers compared to a placebo for people with subjective cognitive decline, a clinical trial showed. (Open JAMA Network)

Investigation tegoprubart showed dose-dependent target engagement and biomarker response in a phase II study in people with ALS, Eledon announced.

CMS will adjust Health insurance part B premiums in 2023 to account for lower-than-expected spending on aducanumab (Aduhelm), a controversial Alzheimer’s drug, the agency said.

How long a child was breastfed was linked to cognitive scores from 5 to 14 years old. (PLOS ONE)

Weekly seizure emergency department visits dropped sharply at the start of the pandemic, especially among children 9 and under. (Weekly Morbidity and Mortality Report)

The FDA refused to approve Eton Pharmaceuticals’ liquid form of the epilepsy drug lamotrigine (Lamictal), according to a Filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (Reuters)

But the agency extended risdiplam approval (Evrysdi) to infants younger than 2 months with spinal muscular atrophy, Roche said.

New subtypes of functional neurological disorder have been identified. (Lancet Neurology)

A retrospective cohort study has strengthened the link between delirium and future dementia. (Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry)

The anti-HIV drug maraviroc (Selzentry) affected the memory link window In mice. (Nature)

The American Academy of Neurology welcomes Write Braina virtual creative writing workshop for members who wish to develop their poetry and prose writing skills.

  • Judy George covers neurology and neuroscience news for MedPage Today, writing about brain aging, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, MS, rare diseases, epilepsy, autism, headaches , stroke, Parkinson’s disease, ALS, concussion, CTE, sleep, pain, etc. Follow