Cognitive deficits have been extensively studied, but what could be gained from studying the brain activity of highly intelligent individuals?
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.
New Practice Advisory: Recurrent Stroke in PFO
The American Academy of Neurology has issued a new practice advisory on recurrent stroke in patients with patent foramen ovale.
Alice in Wonderland Syndrome
Who is most likely to be affected by Alice in Wonderland syndrome? Would you consider a toxicology screen or neuroimaging for afflicted patients?
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.
Neuro News Roundup: Stroke Update
Three studies regarding stroke look at blood pressure trajectories, use of occlusion, and the advantage of conscious sedation over general anesthesia.
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