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Claim SLEEP 2016 CME credits or Letter of Attendance by Saturday, Oct. 1

SLEEP 2016 attendees who registered and paid for continuing medical education (CME) credit or a Letter of Attendance must submit a claim through the online system on or before Oct. 1, 2016, at 4 p.m. CDT. Source: Sleep Study News

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Exercise Not Shown to Reduce Women's Risk of Developing MS

A large, new study shows no evidence that exercise may reduce a woman’s risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS). The research is published in the September 28, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Previous small studies had shown conflicting results. “We wanted to find out if exercise […]

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Drug May Prevent, Reduce Progression of MS in Mice

The experimental drug laquinimod may prevent the development or reduce the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) in mice, according to research published in the September 21, 2016, online issue of Neurology® Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation, a medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. “These results are promising because they provide hope for people with progressive […]

Women, Minorities May Be Undertreated for Stroke

Women and minorities may be less likely to receive treatment for stroke, according to a study published in the September 14, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. “Even though the clot-busting treatment for stroke called tPA improves recovery, some people who are eligible to receive the treatment […]