A 20-year-old female presents with headache symptoms that, upon fundoscopic examination, potentially point to a medical emergency.
Conscious sedation or local anesthesia? That is the question. Dr. Lazzara reports for Neurology Times.
A new study has found that an RNA-binding protein called TDP-43 could be a promising new biomarker for diagnosing amyotropic lateral sclerosis.
By the time a 45-year-old patient with hypertension, slurred speech, and weakness in the right arm and right leg was examined in the emergency department, his symptoms had completely disappeared. However, examination, labs, and imaging showed the case was anything but "resolved."
Neurological findings tell us why decision-making functions of the brain can be altered based on certain life experiences.
A prospective cohort study of patients offered amyloid PET as part of their dementia work-up. The results here.
New research found elevated estrogen levels in nonobese men with migraine and provides evidence of lower levels of testosterone in men with migraine versus men without migraine.
Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) accounts for ~1% of cases of stroke. More common in women, CVST is of particular interest because pregnancy and the puerperal period place women at increased risk.
Given that suicide is increasing as a public health concern, better identification of warning signs could assist in directing preventative strategies to the right people.
Psychosis symptoms in patients with Parkinson disease can turn a difficult situation into an untenable one: they are the leading reason that patients leave their homes for continued care in a skilled nursing facility.
More and more, modern medicine is recognizing the influence of diet on good health. Now, research shows that eating a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, nuts, and fish may result in larger total brain volumes and thereby better long-term brain health.
Which sports-related migraine is associated with longer recovery time, as well as cognitive, neurobehavioral, and somatic symptoms? Test your skills in this quiz.
Some studies have suggested that patients with medication overuse headache may be among the most disabled of headache patients. What are the options for self-detoxification?
A limitation of many supplements is that they are poorly absorbed into the bloodstream after ingestion. A new study used a form of curcumin that had high bioavailability to test its effectiveness in protecting cognition.
We're trying to make our stress tests more realistic.