Cognitive deficits have been extensively studied, but what could be gained from studying the brain activity of highly intelligent individuals?
Phantom Limb Pain: Current Therapies
Patients with phantom limb pain may benefit best from tailored therapy based on individual pain response coupled with attention to side effects.
Interesting Neuro: ECTRIMS News & Alzheimer Marker
Our Sept. news includes a possible clinical marker and therapy target in Alzheimer disease and MS findings from an optical coherence tomography study.
ECTRIMS 2016: Managing MS Symptoms
Research presented at this ECTRIMS session covered management of multiple sclerosis-related fatigue, cognitive issues, and gait impairment.
New Imaging Techniques: MS Neuroprotection & Repair
This ECTRIMS session includes studies using 7T and 3T MRI images and translocator protein PET scans, as well as phenotypes in gray matter and more.
Early Relapsing-Remitting MS: Induction vs Escalation
Hot Topics session at ECTRIMS 2016: treat early active RRMS with potent induction therapy or immunomodulation then escalation? Where do you stand?
ECTRIMS 2016: Young MS Investigators’ Research
The session featured a study comparing MRI criteria for diagnosing MS, the role of spinal cord volume loss in predicting disease activity, and more.
Impact of IV Glyburide after Hemispheric Stroke
The study is the first RCT to look at the impact of early treatment with IV glyburide on cerebral edema after large hemispheric stroke.
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.
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: 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.
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