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Comparison of modafinil and pitolisant in narcolepsy: a non-inferiority metaanalytical approach

Authors: Philippe Lehert Dr Ir PhD, Cassandra Szoeke MD, GAICD, PhD, FRACP, AMA(M), MBBS

This research assesses the non-inferiority of pitolisant, a new compound for the relief of excessive daytime sleepiness and cataplexy in narcolepsy, compared with modafinil.

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Neurological features of COVID-19 and their treatment: a review

Authors: Daniele Orsucci MD, Elena Caldarazzo Ienco MD, Gianpaolo Nocita MD, Alessandro Napolitano MD, Marco Vista MD

This review aims to summarize early findings on
the neurological features of COVID-19 and their treatment
approaches.

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Tics and Tourette’s syndrome

Authors: Shivam Om Mittal MD

Tics and Tourette’s syndrome are common hyperkinetic movement disorders seen mostly in the pediatric age group. This review emphasizes the diagnosis and distinguishing of Tourette’s from other movement disorders.

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Efficacy and safety of a GABAergic drug (Gamalate® B6): effects on behavior and cognition in young adults with borderline-to-mild intellectual developmental disabilities and ADHD

Authors: Ramón Novell MD, Susanna Esteba-Castillo PhD, Emili Rodriguez PhD

Gamalate B6 was evaluated in patients
with borderline intellectual functioning or mild intellectual
development disability and found to be effective and well tolerated for ADHD and challenging behavior.

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Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis: a case study and illness overview

Authors: Brian Ford MD, Alex McDonald MD, Shilpa Srinivasan MD, DFAPA

This review on anti-N-methyl D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor (anti-NMDAR) encephalitis provides a case presentation and the timeline of symptoms seen over the course of the illness. Key findings in the literature about anti-NMDAR encephalitis are highlighted to facilitate diagnostic consideration and treatment.

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