Investigators questioned whether cognitive tests could predict driving ability in people with Alzheimer disease and mild cognitive impairment.
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Interesting Neuro: New Drugs & TBI Recovery
March 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.
ISC 2017: Vascular Cognitive Impairment
Research included the impact of diet on cognitive decline and the degree of a link between depression & dementia post intracerebral hemorrhage.
Interesting Neuro: Stroke Risks & Treatment
February news includes stroke risk with Alzheimer disease & migraine, neonatal hemorrhagic stroke, and head trauma in sports.
Sauna Bathing and Dementia Risk
Although sauna bathing can be beneficial in cardiovascular disease, how does the practice impact dementia and Alzheimer disease?
Interesting Neuro: Epilepsy Outcomes & Vitamin D
January news includes the first FDA-approved drug for spinal muscular atrophy, various epilepsy treatments & vitamin D’s impact on Alzheimer & headache.
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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