The Consequences of Sleep Deprivation
Do you consider sleep deprivation to be a possible contributor to your patients’ symptoms? Do you routinely ask your patients about sleep deprivation?
New Approaches in Narcolepsy Therapy
A number of agents are being investigated as potential new therapies for narcolepsy. Here's a brief overview.
The Myth of Autism and Exceptional Intellect
Math capabilities of children with autism may be on par with those of typically developing children, but not so with language.
Migraine and Depression: Is There a Link?
There appears to be a bidirectional relationship between migraine and depression, in which one disorder increases the risk for the other and vice versa.
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.