While Hollywood adapts reality to create a good story, it’s worth fact-checking this movie’s science to better clarify chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
Age-Specific Effects of Methylphenidate in ADHD
Consequences of methylphenidate for ADHD remain a subject of debate, and research continues to examine its effects on brain structure and function.
Role of the Neurologist in Zika Virus Management
If Zika virus is responsible for microcephaly, which seems likely, this is a serious neurological consequence of the infection in pregnant women.
Patent Foramen Ovale Closure for Stroke Prevention
Optimal therapy for people with a history of patent foramen ovale and cryptogenic stroke has not been defined. We review several recent studies.
Cannabis and the Corpus Callosum
Is there an association between high potency cannabis as well as frequency of use and damage to the corpus callosum?
Botulinum Toxin for Migraine Prophylaxis
Does prophylactic onabotulinumtoxinA benefit patients with migraine or are they experiencing a placebo effect?
Generating Serotonin Neurons
Other studies have shown some induction of serotonin neurons from stem cells, but a recent study presents by far the most promising results.
Genetic Testing for Neurological Diseases
What implications does genetic testing have for people at risk of neurological diseases and for the physicians treating these patients?
Interesting Neuro: TBI & imaging in stroke & epilepsy
Our Jan. news & research list includes the possible lingering effects of childhood concussion and the benefits of vitamin D for MS.
Neuro News Roundup: Stroke Risks & Treatments
The risks and benefits of intravenous tissue plasminogen activator and endovascular thrombectomy are discussed in the following slides.
Interesting Neuro: epilepsy updates & autism risks
Our Dec. news & research list includes groundbreaking research from AES 2015 as well as a few potential neurodegeneration biomarkers.
Interesting Neuro: Alzheimer Studies & Stroke Drug
Our Nov. news & research list includes 2 successful genetic Alzheimer treatments in mouse models and a potential drug for Parkinson disease psychosis.
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