Some patients who take aspirin have the potential for larger, more severe strokes. Highlights of the latest news about stroke are presented in this slide show.
Mark L. Fuerst
Minimally invasive surgery to remove clots from the brain and other cutting-edge stroke news for neurologists highlighted the research and clinical program at the International Stroke Conference.
This treatment may be superior to current treatment for patients with severe multiple sclerosis that is not responding well to standard treatments.
Favorable long-term results for patients with hard-to-treat epilepsy who undergo brain surgery offer good information for decision-making and counseling.
Symptoms occur in nearly 1 in 5 adults who have epilepsy. Their presence may have severe implications for patients’ quality of life.
A new study indicates that infection with Helicobacter pylori might lower the risk of multiple sclerosis, at least in women. Pharmaceutical products could provide a novel means of treatment.
This report reflects the changing nature of guidelines toward evidence-based treatment rather than expert opinion. A companion piece will help translate evidence-based guidelines to clinical practice.
The largest study of its kind shows that 8 in 1000 people have epilepsy--a distinctly higher incidence than previously thought. Details and implications in this podcast.
This is a newly identified association between the conditions, and they may share a common underlying link.
By localizing the portion of the brain responsible for seizures and envisioning long-term outcomes, this imaging combination helps guide clinical decision making.