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.
Because symptoms of periodic paralysis may overlap with other neurological or medical conditions and genetic testing is not always routinely available, exercise test methods can be key.
Creativity, a human ability that provides artistic, organizational, and scientific innovation, moves the world forward. Do drugs that alter perception help or hinder that process?
An emerging class of cancer drugs may help treat brain disorders such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis frontotemporal dementia.
A 33-year-old woman has been experiencing recurrent episodes of nausea, headaches, and dizziness for the past 8 months. She has come to the emergency department because she is concerned about her current episode, which is slightly different from her previous ones.
A large study found an association between consumption of foods high in omega-3s and severe headache.
New research might make the case for a new headache subtype called “cochlear migraine.”
Neurologic complications remain a significant cause of long-term disability. Understanding and recognizing these conditions is crucial in effectively managing HIV.
If your patient is a construction worker, bus driver, gas station attendant, or mechanic, take notice: “This type of exposure deserves more attention and study as we work to develop a better understanding of what causes ALS,” notes the author of a recent study.
Perceptive neurologists have discovered a new type of vertigo. So far, the cause is unknown, though treatment seems to be effective.
Three studies explore how weather-related changes in migraine symptoms relate to atmospheric pressure, relative air humidity, and ambient temperature.
Advances in technology are broadening treatment options for patients with major neurocognitive dysfunction.