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Driving with Cognitive Impairment

Investigators questioned whether cognitive tests could predict driving ability in people with Alzheimer disease and mild cognitive impairment.

 

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Alzheimer disease

Medications to treat dementia can improve behavioral symptoms, but have risks. Music therapy, however, offers a low-cost, nonpharmacological option.

Studies discussed include neuropsychiatric symptoms leading to mild cognitive impairment and gesture comprehension and language in children with autism.

Studies examined the impact of blood pressure trajectories on dementia risk and explored the relationship between sleep apnea and Aβ accumulations.

From the first hand-held vagus nerve stimulator for episodic cluster headache to a TMS therapy system for depression, we highlight 5 new technologies.

April news includes tools to manage brain injury and predict recovery, new drug hits and misses, and an updated epilepsy classification system.

March news includes possible brain tumor therapies, a study exploring mechanisms underlying demyelination-induced seizures, and VNS post stroke.

Ten general and disease-specific apps for neurologists include assessment scales, anatomical diagrams, and interactive clinical decision support.

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