neurological diseases

A book review of The Neuropsychiatry of Limbic and Subcortical Disorders

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Book Review
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Monday, July 27, 2015

Neuropsychiatry of Limbic and Subcortical DisordersThe material compiled in this slim but compact tome, The Neuropsychiatry of Limbis and Subcortical Disorders, was originally published in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience in 1997. It was expanded and republished in book form made possible by a grant from Hoechst Marion Roussel Pharmaceuticals.

Glyphosate, neurological diseases — and the scientific method

Surgical Neurology International
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Thursday, August 20, 2015

We must be careful not to rush to label glyphosate as excessively toxic to humans because when used properly and in proper quantities it is probably no more dangerous and toxic than other effective herbicides on the market. Unfortunately, most effective herbicides and insecticides could be classified as neurotoxic and carcinogenic because in high enough concentrations they can be toxic to biological systems.

Tacrine in the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

William K. Summers, MD
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Feature Article
January/February 2000
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ABSTRACT Tacrine (1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-5-aminoacridine, THA, Cognex®) has had an interesting history since its synthesis in Australia as part of the WWII effort. In 1986, it was described in its oral form as a potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease. In 1993, it became the first FDA approved treatment for Alzheimer's, but this was not without controversy, and many practitioners believed the drug was ineffective and hepatotoxic.