Several points relevant to neurology were discussed during a special session on TBI by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
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Motion Sickness Prevention
At least 80% of leisure cruise passengers report some degree of motion sickness. Our blogger offers advice for your patients.
Epilepsy and Social Functioning in Autism
A study from South Korea suggests epilepsy may have a direct effect on certain autistic symptoms.
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.
Are the Brains of Geniuses Different?
Cognitive deficits have been extensively studied, but what could be gained from studying the brain activity of highly intelligent individuals?
Is Air Pollution Linked to Ischemic Stroke?
Research has suggested a link between air pollution and ischemic stroke, but drawing definitive conclusions has proven elusive.
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.
Pregnancy Outcomes with Pregabalin Use
In this Medical News Minute, Dr. Bobby Lazzara highlights possible birth defects resulting from women taking pregabalin during pregnancy.
Alzheimer Disease and Chromosome Y
In this Medical News Minute, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses a recent finding on Alzheimer disease and chromosome Y in men.
Exploratory Trial for Essential Tremor Treatment
In a proof-of-concept study, 25 patients were exposed to a dose-escalating infusion of SAGE-547 to evaluate the drug’s effect on essential tremor.
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.
Neuro News Roundup: Consequences of Neuro Conditions
Neurologic conditions, such as epilepsy, migraine, and stroke, often have real-world consequences, such as those described in three new studies.
Interesting Neuro: Alzheimer & Parkinson insights
Our May news includes memory replay disruption in Alzheimer disease, impulse control disorder in Parkinson disease, and return to play in TBI.
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