Jobs associated with higher economic status appear to be risk factors for these neurologic disorders.
Veronica Hackethal, MD
These apps are designed to improve treatment adherence, language skills, symptom tracking, communication, and other helpful functions.
The largest study to date of a potential link between dairy intake and Parkinson disease found that risk varies depending on fat content and total intake. Details here.
Here is new evidence that people aged 75 and older who take aspirin-based antiplatelet treatment for secondary prevention should also take PPIs.
Here is evidence that metformin, especially at high doses and for long periods, is associated with increased risk for neurodegenerative diseases and dementia.
The anticonvulsant known as Potiga (ezogabine) in the US and as Trobalt (retigabine) in Europe will be discontinued by the manufacturer at the end of June. Details here.
Here’s evidence that ALF may be an important memory disorder in subgroups of patients with epilepsy.
Here is new evidence that the incidence of SUDEP is higher than expected in boys, people with psychiatric comorbidities, and other groups. Details here.
These mobile apps provide tools to record medication details and reminders, first aid instructions, step-by-step recovery guides, and other topics of concern for you and your patient.
Researchers tested the accuracy of the Movement Disorder Society’s criteria for diagnosing Parkinson disease.