With approximately 500 board-certified headache specialists and just over 60 million Americans with headache, the average wait time to see one of us is 3 to 4 months. Technology may hold the key to issues such as this.
Do you know about these handheld noninvasive devices for acute migraines and for migraine prophylaxis? About CGRPs anticipating FDA approval?
Seizure risk can be increased by illicit drug use, withdrawal from alcohol, and opioids or benzodiazepines. Which non-neuro medications can increase seizure risk, even when taken as directed? Test your knowledge in this quiz.
Watching events unfold when humans are subject to public embarrassment can lead to vicarious feelings—and change activity in the brain.
Levels of calcium inside nerve cells seem to decrease early in PD, and then increase later on—a finding that stresses the importance of treatment throughout the entire course of the illness.
5 important facts from a recent double-blind, randomized phase 3 study about siponimod in SPMS.
New technology may help patients and providers assess changes in severity of Parkinson disease symptoms more objectively.
The importance of effective communication and cultural awareness in patient care and outcomes cannot be overstated.
Dr. Abhinav Raina presents his research on the effect of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation on impulsivity in Parkinson disease patients.
Glioblastoma multiforme is the most common and most malignant of all brain tumors. Are things getter better?
An expert presents the results of a phase 2 study on the impact of rituximab on myasthenia gravis.
An expert describes the efficacy of fenfluramine in decreasing seizure frequency associated with this rare syndrome.
A unique case of chronic, low level carbon monoxide poisoning in a car mechanic that resulted in Parkinsonian symptoms.
The presence of REM Behavior Disorder predicted an increased risk of Parkinson disease, Lewy Body dementia, or multisystem atrophy in the largest study ever performed in people with the strange disorder. Details here.
It looks like research is starting to support exercise as a reliable strategy to prevent dementia.