Mode of delivery, mechanism of action, and efficacy of a novel treatment are discussed in this research update.
Heidi Moawad, MD
Because of the increased incidence of stroke that is sometimes observed with HRT, neurologists are often asked to consult with prescribing physicians to assess stroke risk.
New treatments for MG may have a more direct effect on the action of acetylcholine on the neuromuscular junction than steroids, IVIG, and plasmaphoresis.
Watching events unfold when humans are subject to public embarrassment can lead to vicarious feelings—and change activity in the brain.
Ondine’s curse has long been recognized as a congenital disorder and can also develop later in life as a result of damage to the lower lateral medulla. There are only a few cases—about 200 to 500 worldwide—each year.
The use of controlled temperature regulation may hold potential as a complementary method of treating stroke.
As stroke rehabilitation moves toward multimodal approaches, music therapy has shown early promise in enhancing physical and cognitive recovery in some patients.
Migraine is not characterized by neuronal degeneration, but it has been a target of stem cell therapy in a few small investigational studies--and has shown early promise.
The perception of good vibes and bad vibes is among the most difficult human experiences to define. The feeling that something “feels right” or that something “just isn’t right” has been attributed to multiple factors.
The encephalitis lethargica epidemic of 1916-1930 is estimated to have affected at least half a million of people in Europe and still remains a mystery.