This year's American Academy of Neurology annual meeting takes place April 15-21, 2016 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Zika Possibly Tied to Another Autoimmune Disorder
In addition to Guillain-Barré syndrome, a small study from Brazil discussed Zika virus and a possible tie to another autoimmune disorder at AAN 2016.
Botulinum Toxin: Guideline Updates
Two authors of the updated AAN guidelines for treatment with botulinum neurotoxin discussed their findings and potential avenues of further research.
Pregnancy and Childbirth in Women with Epilepsy
How do you respond when a patient with epilepsy asks about the safety of pregnancy? The WEPOD study investigated pregnancy outcomes and deliveries.
Overcoming Epilepsy Self-Management Barriers
Can use of an online platform improve patient self-management in a group of Veterans with epilepsy?
Cognitive and Psychiatric Impairment in Parkinson
Can we see changes in the brain that correspond to cognitive difficulties? Research presented at AAN 2016 offers compelling information.
Psychiatric Disorders after TBI
Does traumatic brain injury (TBI) inevitably lead to psychiatric disorders? Research presented at AAN 2016 aimed to quantify the risk of psychiatric illness after TBI.
Epilepsy Risk Factors in the Elderly
Researchers studied the prevalence and incidence of epilepsy in the elderly and confirmed three risk factors in this patient population.
Neuro News Roundup: Decreasing Impact of MS
Three new studies on multiple sclerosis discuss potential ways to prevent the development of cognitive problems, or the development of the disease.
Interesting Neuro: MS & TBI Highlights
Our March news includes benefits of video games in MS & TBI, how a western diet affects Alzheimer disease, and the metabolic syndrome-epilepsy link.
Neuro News Roundup: Multiple Sclerosis
Risk factors regarding MS, including genetic research findings and progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy while taking natalizumab, are discussed.
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