Investigators questioned whether cognitive tests could predict driving ability in people with Alzheimer disease and mild cognitive impairment.
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Impact of Music Therapy on Alzheimer Symptoms
Medications to treat dementia can improve behavioral symptoms, but have risks. Music therapy, however, offers a low-cost, nonpharmacological option.
Neurological Disorders: Language & Behavior Issues
Studies discussed include neuropsychiatric symptoms leading to mild cognitive impairment and gesture comprehension and language in children with autism.
Aging and Dementia: AAN 2017
Studies examined the impact of blood pressure trajectories on dementia risk and explored the relationship between sleep apnea and Aβ accumulations.
5 New Neurology Technologies
From the first hand-held vagus nerve stimulator for episodic cluster headache to a TMS therapy system for depression, we highlight 5 new technologies.
Interesting Neuro: New Drugs & TBI Recovery
April news includes tools to manage brain injury and predict recovery, new drug hits and misses, and an updated epilepsy classification system.
Interesting Neuro: Tumor Tx and Stroke Recovery
March news includes possible brain tumor therapies, a study exploring mechanisms underlying demyelination-induced seizures, and VNS post stroke.
Top 10 Neurology Apps
Ten general and disease-specific apps for neurologists include assessment scales, anatomical diagrams, and interactive clinical decision support.
Sauna Bathing and Dementia Risk
Although sauna bathing can be beneficial in cardiovascular disease, how does the practice impact dementia and Alzheimer disease?
Impact of Marijuana on Cerebral Blood Flow
Could marijuana use increase the risk of developing Alzheimer disease?
Alzheimer Disease: Amyloid Burden & Loneliness
Is loneliness predictive of preclinical Alzheimer disease? Dr. Lazzara discusses a study of cortical amyloid burden and loneliness in older adults.
Mild Cognitive Impairment: Impact of Exercise
Dr. Lazzara reports on a study examining the effects of exercise on the cognitive function of older adults with mild cognitive impairment.
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