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.
Exenatide for Parkinson Symptoms: Early Results Are Positive
Exenatide, a GLP-1 agonist, has been shown to protect neurons. The authors of two small studies of this agent's effects on motor function in Parkinson disease discuss the evidence here.
Psychosis in Patients With Parkinson Disease Without Dementia
How common is psychosis in PD? Implications? Risk factors? Insights here, and measures that may help.
A Quiz on SUDEP
3 things you may not know—from the new AAN guidelines—about sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.
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