Lower serum caffeine levels may be of diagnostic significance in early Parkinson disease, consistent with epidemiologic data that support the neuro-protective properties of caffeine.
A study suggests an increase in the risk for pseudotumor cerebri syndrome with current users of fluoroquinolones. When is medical attention warranted?
The perception of good vibes and bad vibes is among the most difficult human experiences to define. The feeling that something “feels right” or that something “just isn’t right” has been attributed to multiple factors.
Does the atypical antipsychotic clozapine carry high risk for the development of drug-induced parkinsonism? What are DSM-5 criteria for the diagnosis of neuroleptic-induced parkinsonism? These questions and more in this T/F quiz.
In this 6-minute video presentation, Dr. Andrew Wilner describes the epidemiology and pathophysiology of carbon monoxide poisoning and reviews the implications of a recently published observational study.
In patients with epilepsy who live in western societies, suicide rates are increasing. Does culture play a role? Here's a study of Asian populations.
The encephalitis lethargica epidemic of 1916-1930 is estimated to have affected at least half a million of people in Europe and still remains a mystery.
There is a surprisingly low association between airplane headaches and other types of headaches. So what are the characteristics and how are they treated?
Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), initially called Steele-Richardson-Olszewski syndrome, is a sporadic neurodegenerative disease.
Research points to a genetic etiology for 5 major psychiatric disorders. Do these disorders have shared genes?
What neuropsychiatric conditions are relatives of people with ALS at risk for? Are other genes involved besides C9orf72?
A new study has found a link between Parkinson Disease (PD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and suggests that changes in the gut microbiome may be involved.
Is there a treatment for this?
What's the science behind predictive dreams?
Although rare, new onset refractory status epilepticus can be life threatening if not identified quickly.