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1 Increased risk of ischaemic stroke among patients with multiple sclerosis European Journal of Neurology, December 18, 2014    Clinical Article

2 Effect of a quadrivalent meningococcal ACWY glycoconjugate or a serogroup B meningococcal vaccine on meningococcal carriage: an observer-blind, phase 3 randomised clinical trial The Lancet, December 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

3 Detection of circulating hcmv-miR-UL112-3p in patients with Glioblastoma, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes Mellitus and Healthy Controls PLOS ONE, December 18, 2014    Clinical Article

4 Sequencing bilateral and unilateral task-oriented training versus task oriented training alone to improve arm function in individuals with chronic stroke Full Text BMC Neurology, December 18, 2014    Clinical Article

5 Stroke and systemic embolism prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation in Belgium: comparative cost effectiveness of new oral anticoagulants and warfarin Clinical Drug Investigation, December 18, 2014    Clinical Article

6 A pilot randomized controlled trial evaluating an integrated treatment of rivastigmine transdermal patch and cognitive stimulation in patients with Alzheimer's disease International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, December 18, 2014    Clinical Article

7 Occipital nerve block for the short-term preventive treatment of migraine: A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study Cephalalgia, December 18, 2014    Clinical Article

8 The effect of levodopa on postural stability evaluated by wearable inertial measurement units for idiopathic and vascular Parkinson's disease Gait and Posture, December 18, 2014    Clinical Article

9 Long-term prognosis of patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome in recent decades Epilepsy Research, December 18, 2014    Clinical Article

10 Six-month outcomes of co-occurring delirium, depression, and dementia in long-term care Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, December 18, 2014    Clinical Article

11 Reasons for discrepancy between incidence and prevalence of epilepsy in lower income countries: Epilepsias survey results Epilepsia, December 18, 2014    Clinical Article

12 The effects of an anxiety sensitivity intervention on insomnia symptoms Sleep Medicine, December 18, 2014    Clinical Article

13 Dementia care in European countries, from the perspective of people with dementia and their caregivers Journal of Advanced Nursing, December 18, 2014

14 Pramipexole for Chinese people with primary restless legs syndrome: a 12-week multicenter, randomized, double-blind study Sleep Medicine, December 18, 2014    Clinical Article

15 Sleep problems in children with autism spectrum disorder: examining the contributions of sensory over-responsivity and anxiety Sleep Medicine, December 18, 2014    Clinical Article

16 Neisseria meningitidis porA , fetA and fHbp gene distribution in Western Australia 2000 to 2011 Full Text BMC Infectious Diseases, December 18, 2014    Clinical Article

17 Extraneural metastases of medulloblastoma: Desmoplastic variants may have prolonged survival Pediatric Blood & Cancer, December 18, 2014    Clinical Article

18 Focal demyelinative damage and neighboring white matter integrity: an optic neuritis study Multiple Sclerosis Journal, December 18, 2014    Clinical Article

19 Sleep disorders increase the risk of venous thromboembolism in individuals without sleep apnea: a nationwide population-based cohort study in Taiwan Sleep Medicine, December 18, 2014    Clinical Article

20 Association between depressive symptoms and changes in sleep condition in the grieving process Supportive Care in Cancer, December 18, 2014    Clinical Article

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L-carnitine levels have clinical significance in non-APOE4 carriers with mild AD

As reported in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, the CSF L-carnitine levels are decreased in patients with early Alzheimer’s disease (AD) who are non-APOE4 carriers. Further, the L-carnitine levels are correlated with Aβ42 and the MMSE score. It is suggested that L-carnitine supplementation may be beneficial in non-APOE4 carriers with mild AD.

Moderate exercise has a positive effect on DPN

As reported in Diabetes and Its Complications, moderate exercise (40%-60% heart rate reserve) for 8 weeks resulted in significant improvement in nerve conduction velocity (peroneal and sural nerves) in patients with T2DM and clinical neuropathy (n=87) as compared with standard care.

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