Cognitive deficits have been extensively studied, but what could be gained from studying the brain activity of highly intelligent individuals?
Neuro News Roundup: Potential MS Therapies
Three new multiple sclerosis studies show the promise of two drugs, amiselimod and alemtuzumab, as treatments and one, arbaclofen, for spasticity.
Exercise and Cerebral Blood Flow
What happens when athletes stop training for 10 days? Dr. Lazzara discusses a study of resting cerebral blood flow in gray matter and the hippocampus.
Epilepsy & Autoimmune Disease: Are They Linked?
To investigate an association between epilepsy and autoimmune disease, researchers reviewed 25 studies, covering patients of various ages.
Second-impact syndrome remains a hotly debated diagnosis. A recently published case report evoked 3 commentaries from concussion management experts.
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.
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.
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.
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