Cognitive deficits have been extensively studied, but what could be gained from studying the brain activity of highly intelligent individuals?
Neuro News Roundup: Treating MS & Epilepsy
New research covers treating MS early, identifying those at risk for AED-induced psychosis, & selecting a drug for epilepsy patients with migraines.
Genetic Discovery in ALS
A genetic mutation suspected to be associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis risk has been confirmed through a large-scale research effort.
BMI and Cortical Amyloid Burden in Elderly
Why is a lower BMI linked to greater dementia risks in the elderly? Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses a recent analysis using the Harvard Aging Brain Study.
Vitamin Supplements for Neurological Disorders
Do vitamins and natural supplements have any place in the treatment of serious neurological conditions? How would you handle patient inquiries?
Alien Hand Syndrome
Alien hand syndrome, a rare neurological symptom, may be produced by a number of etiologies and more than one specific region of cerebral damage.
Interesting Neuro: Staging Alzheimer & TBI Findings
Our August news includes a potential classification system for Alzheimer disease, new findings in a 3D model of TBI, and migraine treatments.
Role of Sleep Disturbances in Stroke
Many stroke patients experience sleep disturbances, but are these disorders risk factors of stroke? Dr. Lazzara reports on a recent study.
Does Education Impact Brain Tumor?
In this Medical News Minute, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses a study of over 4 million people examining socioeconomic status and risk of brain tumor.
Cognitive Decline Reversal in Alzheimer Disease
Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses the first description of reversal of cognitive decline in early Alzheimer disease or its precursors.
Neuro News Roundup: TBI Neuroimaging
Recent neurological studies outline a link between TBI and Parkinson disease, discuss neuroimaging to predict recovery, and warn against DIY tDCS.
Interesting Neuro: Parkinson Rates & Zika News
Our July news includes the Alzheimer-diabetes link, increased rates of Parkinson, and guidelines for acute migraine treatment in the ED.
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