Leading epilepsy researchers speculated on trends in surgery & devices, imaging, medication, bioinformatics, and genetic discoveries.
Run for Better Brain Health
Researchers examined resting-state functional connectivity in 11 male college cross country runners and compared them with age matched non-athletes.
Trichotillomania: Identification & Treatments
Recent studies point to a high lifetime incidence (78%) of another psychiatric diagnosis among those who suffer from trichotillomania.
Methylphenidate: Effect on Cognition in Epilepsy
Previous studies of methylphenidate in epilepsy patients have suffered from small numbers and methodological issues, such as lack of blinding.
Interesting Neuro: Epilepsy Outcomes & Vitamin D
January news includes the first FDA-approved drug for spinal muscular atrophy, various epilepsy treatments & vitamin D’s impact on Alzheimer & headache.
Neuro News Roundup: Parkinson & Cognitive Function
Orthostatic hypotension’s effect on cognition in Parkinson disease, testing patients with epilepsy who can drive safely, and carotid web are covered.
Sleep Loss and Risky Behavior in Teens
There are many possible contributing factors that can explain the relationship between lack of sleep and psychosocial issues among teenagers.
Stroke Protection from DPP-4 Inhibitors?
Whether or not antihyperglycemics can decrease the risk of stroke has been a matter of debate.
Impact of Marijuana on Cerebral Blood Flow
Could marijuana use increase the risk of developing Alzheimer disease?
Potential Source of Stem Cells
Research in a mouse model identified a source of stem cells in the meninges.
Alzheimer Disease: Amyloid Burden & Loneliness
Is loneliness predictive of preclinical Alzheimer disease? Dr. Lazzara discusses a study of cortical amyloid burden and loneliness in older adults.
Mild Cognitive Impairment: Impact of Exercise
Dr. Lazzara reports on a study examining the effects of exercise on the cognitive function of older adults with mild cognitive impairment.
Top 10: Neurology Times 2016
From Alzheimer disease to Zika virus, we’ve compiled a list of this year’s most popular articles on Neurology Times.
Impact of Epilepsy on Other Neurological Disorders
Research from AES 2016 explored relationships between epilepsy and other neurological disorders, including Alzheimer disease, MS, stroke, and autism.
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