The practice of forcing left-handers to use their right hand is a long as human history and found in most societies. In fact, the words “left” and “left-handed” are synonyms for “defective” or “sinister” in almost all the world’s languages. More in this interview.
Despite optimism, telemedicine has been only slowly adopted as a means of health care delivery. But things are changing. Have you considered adopting telemedicine in your clinic practice?
The highest level of comprehensive care targets youths with epilepsy who have known comorbid psychiatric, developmental, and cognitive disorders and/or a history of nonadherence to seizure medication.
What percentage of opioid overdose deaths in the US are linked to prescription opioids? This question and more in our quiz.
Is caffeine consumption associated with risk for Parkinson disease? Is there a short-term benefit to caffeine that is sustainable over the long term? These questions and more in this quiz.
Can treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism help diminish frequency and severity of migraines? This study suggests that levothyroxine can do both.
A study that compared motor and nonmotor outcomes of DBS for Parkinson disease may show promise for patients' quality of life.
Which antiepileptic drugs work best as monotherapy? A new Cochrane meta-analysis scrutinizes the evidence.
Can aspirin improve exercise endurance in people with MS? How best to treat children with MOG-Ab associated disease? What factors increase MS susceptibility?
Here's reason to start eslicarbazepine acetate at 400 mg daily.
A new study finds that children with epilepsy who are treated with antiepileptic drugs sustain more bone fractures than kids who don't take these drugs. Details here.
Clinically useful Insights on multiple sclerosis culled from 3 presentations at the 7th Joint ECTRIMS-ACTRIMS conference are briefly summarized here.
Your patient has CAD and migraine and is taking Paxil for depression. Can he take a triptan?
What does epigenetics have to do with risk for Alzheimer disease? Are our epigenetics immutable? What are the therapeutic implications? Those questions answered in this podcast.
A new study is the first to assess the relationship between lithium in drinking water and incidence of dementia.