A Neurologist on a Medical Mission

Health expectations and standards of safety in this part of the world are clearly different from what most of us are used to. But it is my impression that "laying on of hands" offers encouragement and hope.

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A major advance in epilepsy treatment may be found in the first direct brain responsive neurostimulator, upcoming AAN meeting will have an epilepsy focus, and other top stories.

ADHD lowers the quality of life in adults with epilepsy; epilepsy is associated with social deprivation and increased risk of venous thromboembolism: details of these recent findings in this slide show.

A switch to a second-line drug in a patient receiving first-line therapies likely will be effective at decreasing disease activity.

Three brand new studies shed light on use of natalizumab in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

There’s a new app for tracking symptoms of Parkinson disease, Alzheimer and Parkinson diseases may share characteristics with mad cow disease, and a skin test may one day be used to detect both AD and PD.

While a majority of persons with the 4 most common cancers are told the diagnosis, fewer than half of persons with AD get that kind of information. This could be a problem.

Do you have a patient with "radiologically isolated syndrome" -- and, if so, what do you tell your patient?

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