Results presented at the 2018 American Headache Society Annual Scientific Meeting suggested that 20% of participants achieved pain freedom two hours after a single dose of rimegepant, and 48% achieved pain freedom eight hours after that dose, compared to 12% and 32%, respectively, with placebo.
A young child’s neurological exam was notable for symmetrical decreased muscle strength and absence of deep tendon reflexes in both lower extremities. Learn about the case here.
A 67-year-old woman comes to the urgent care because she fell in the shower three days ago. She insists that she doesn’t have any symptoms and she says her fall resulted from a slip on soap.
A 47-year-old man presented with a longstanding history of recurrent transient episodes of muscular weakness. What’s your diagnosis?
In addition to the most up-to-date management approaches to tremors and other issues related to Parkinson disease, the conference will cover a vast array of other offerings. Neurology Times will provide daily updates for those attending in person or remotely. Get your quick intro here.
You’ll want to get to bed early on Thursday, because you’ll have a very full week ahead. And even if you can't make #MDSCongress, October 5-9, 2018, get your highlights and Editor's Picks here.
Is Tdap vaccination linked to increased ASD risk in children? A study of over 80,000 children provides insights.
Potential risk factors may identify those at risk for AD and similar disorders as early as adolescence.
Stroke survivors with hypertension who are recommended earlier antihypertensive treatment and lifestyle modification may greatly increase their chances of survival.
To err is human; to forgive, divine. Or is it? Research on the brain’s structural anatomy and activity provide insight into the science of forgiveness.
A 64-year-old man, who has been a smoker for 40 years, presents at urgent care with dizziness, persistent hiccups, and dizziness. What's your diagnosis?
Practice guidelines for the management of low-level, minimally conscious states resulting from brain injury include recommendations for assessment, treatment protocol, and supportive approaches.
A meta-analysis of 16 studies looked at the association between apathy in older individuals with and without incident dementia.
What are the considerations for addressing acute attacks? Are there specific strategies that have proved to be effective? These questions and more in this interview with a physician who has also “been there.”
About 30% of patients with periodic paralysis have unknown genetic mutation, making identification and treatment a challenge. Here: key points on genetics, testing, and subtypes of PPP.