TPA: How Fast is Fast?
What is the shortest time within which you have given a patient TPA?
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is the treatment of choice for decompression sickness, and it has shown some promise in trials of small numbers of patients with peripheral neuropathy and those with head trauma.
An Update on Multiple Sclerosis Treatments
Here is a quick primer on currently available MS therapies for partners in a patient’s healthcare team and also for patients.
How the Brain Processes Emotions
When it comes to emotions, it turns out that there are regions in the brain, specifically in the limbic system, that are associated with each of the 6 main emotions.
Menstrual Migraine: Therapeutic Approaches
This large population subset can potentially benefit from therapies that are more directly targeted to hormonally-influenced migraine headaches.
Shopping and the Brain
The areas of the brain that are involved in shopping are consistent with the diverse feelings evoked by shopping.
Health Impact of Fidgeting
Traditionally, fidgeting has been considered an undesirable trait, but this tendency could provide unforeseen benefits.
Are Empathy and Intellect Incompatible?
Researchers used cross sectional data obtained from a scale of physician empathy and the results of objective structured clinical examination scores.
Itching and the Brain
Recent studies point out that some itches may actually have more of a nervous system component than previously thought.
Pseudobulbar Affect: Recognize and Treat
Once patients and/or their families become aware of the signs and symptoms of pseudobulbar affect, they are more likely to seek treatment.
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