There's a connection between mid-life migrane and later Parkinson's Disease and parkinsonian symptoms. Details here.
Use a Saliva Test to ID Neurodegenerative Disease?
Why ask patients to “spit in a cup”? Statistically significant protein differences have been found in Alzheimer disease saliva, and trends have been observed for Parkinson disease.
Acupuncture and MS: The Literature Is Lacking
Studies suggest that acupuncture can improve MS-related symptoms, but poor design makes it difficult to draw robust conclusions.
Age at Onset Predicts Disease Progression in MS
This, the least common MS disease course, carries the worst prognosis. Treatments are urgently needed to prevent or delay the rapid disease progression.
Neurostimulation for Epileptic Seizures: Who, When, and Where?
Choosing a technique for a particular drug resistant patient is a judgment call based on the results of the patient’s monitoring, clinician experience, and many other factors.
Migraine: 5 New Things To Know
Five recent studies offer new insights on migraine headaches-- its pathophysiologic underpinnings and various modes of therapy.
The Top 5 CPT Claim Denials in Neurology
This infographic spotlights the most common unexpected claim denials in medicine nationwide, with a special focus on neurology.
Tests for Autoantibodies in Brain Disease Raise Questions
Serum testing for NMDAR and other autoantibodies is fraught with pitfalls, and careful clinical consideration is important.
Migraine and Parkinson Disease: New Study Finds a Link
In this podcast, Ann Scher, PhD, lead author in a recently published study, gives a succinct overview of the details and briefly discusses what the findings may suggest.
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