The risks and benefits of anti-seizure meds in pregnancy. ©Shutterstock
Can Extra Virgin Olive Oil Protect Against Alzheimer Disease?
If your patient manifests signs that are compatible with Alzheimer disease, should you recommend olive oil as part of a prevention and treatment regimen? This and other questions answered by Domenico Pratico, MD.
5 Neuroprotective Strategies to Reduce Brain Injury
An expert discusses the latest guidelines to reduce brain injury in adults who are comatose after cardiac resuscitation.
Neutraceuticals: Effective for Migraines?
Studies suggest that magnesium, riboflavin, butterbur, coenzyme Q10, and certain nutraceutical combinations may have efficacy in preventing migraine. This slideshow reviews the evidence.
Botox for episodic migraine? Vitamin B for migraine with aura? Best option for acute cluster headache? Take the quiz.
Leveraging Technology to Improve Epilepsy Treatment: Responsive Neurostimulation
An update on responsive neurostimulation, the only implantable, closed-loop device approved for treating seizures.
The Myth of Autism and Exceptional Intellect
Math capabilities of children with autism may be on par with those of typically developing children, but not so with language.
Migraine and Depression: Is There a Link?
There appears to be a bidirectional relationship between migraine and depression, in which one disorder increases the risk for the other and vice versa.
Vertebral Artery Stenosis: Medical or Surgical Tx?
A meta-analysis compared medical therapy with medical therapy plus angioplasty for the treatment of symptomatic vertebral artery stenosis.
Acoustic Stimulation, Sleep, and Memory
Patients underwent one night of a sham stimulation followed by pink noise stimulation delivered during slow wave activity.
Cannabis, Stroke, and Heart Failure
An abstract presented at ACC 2017 explored the cardiovascular effects of cannabis use.
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: Potential Biomarker
Blood protein analysis of plasma total tau has diagnostic use in Alzheimer disease. Could the same hold true for CTE?
Psychosis in Patients With Parkinson Disease Without Dementia
How common is psychosis in PD? Implications? Risk factors? Insights here, and measures that may help.
Update on Stroke Risks
Two new studies shed light on risk factors for stroke and MI, and a third suggests neurologic use s for Zolpidem that don’t involve treating insomnia.
Tingling, Numbness in Lower Limbs: A Case Study
What do these images suggest is the cause of bilateral lower limb symptoms of 4 months’ duration?
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