Seizure risk can be increased by illicit drug use, withdrawal from alcohol, and opioids or benzodiazepines. Which non-neuro medications can increase seizure risk, even when taken as directed? Test your knowledge in this quiz.
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New technology may help patients and providers assess changes in severity of Parkinson disease symptoms more objectively.
When and why were the Beers criteria set in place? Learn more in this quiz.
Findings from a new study indicate that compared with children who were not exposed to the drug, children with in utero exposure to sodium valproate have lower scores on national tests at age 7 years.
A study undertaken to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of single pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation (sTMS) for the preventive treatment of migraine has led to an FDA extended indication.
Three cases. Three questions. Your diagnosis.
What's the link between restrictive anorexia, anorexia nervosa, and binge eating disorder and ASD? This study sheds some light.
Alterations in the gut microbiome may trigger autoimmunity against the CNS, and contribute to the development of neuropsychiatric disorders. How? A recent review offers insights.
What are the risks of birth defects and perinatal outcomes for infants exposed to various AEDs in utero?
Women who have migraines with aura are at increased risk of stroke. Now, a new systematic review suggests that use of combined hormonal contraceptives by these patients raises their stroke risk over and above the already increased risk.