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New Treatment Option for Restless Legs?

The antiplatelet medication dipyridamole reduces motor and sensory symptoms of restless legs syndrome (RLS) and improves sleep duration for treatment-naive patients, results of a small, randomized,...

Drug Effective in Treating Symptoms of Postpartum Depression

Those suffering from postpartum depression may have a more convenient treatment option, compared with the only drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration to...

Attacks on American Agents Leave Baffling Battle Scars

The piercing sound was so loud that night it awoke the official assigned to the US embassy in Cuba who was trying to sleep at...

2021 May Be Big Lyme Disease Year

May 7, 2021 — Planning to hit the beach this summer? You might want to throw some bug spray into that beach bag along with your sunscreen....

Researchers Detail More Cases of Clots Tied to COVID Vaccines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. New evidence emerged today tying vaccines for COVID-19 to extremely rare...

Several Vaccine Sites Pause Johnson & Johnson Shot After Adverse Reactions

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Several vaccine sites across the U.S. paused administration of the Johnson...

Novel Therapeutic Target for Depression Identified

An anti-seizure medication appears to reduce anhedonia in patients with depression via a novel mechanism that may offer a new therapeutic target for the disorder,...

What a Difference a Year Makes: California Poised to Reopen

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Gen Til wears a protective face mask while working out at...

FDA OKs First Injectable Complete Drug Regimen for HIV

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Cabenuva, an injectable formulation of cabotegravir (Vocabria) and rilpivirine (Edurant), for adults living with HIV-1 infection....

Repeated Ketamine Infusions Linked to Rapid Relief of PTSD

Repeated intravenous infusions of ketamine provide rapid relief for patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), new research suggests. In what investigators are calling the first...

80% of COVID Patients Have Neurological Symptoms

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) — As President Donald Trump battles the coronavirus, researchers reveal concerning new findings: Neurological symptoms occur in 8 of...

Vitamin D May Reduce Recurrence of Positional Vertigo

Daily supplementation with vitamin D and calcium carbonate significantly reduced recurrence of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), especially in patients with low serum vitamin D,...

A Neurologist Over 60 Looks at COVID-19

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 06, 2020 — For the past 2 years, I have enjoyed my position as a...