Cerebellar Paraneoplastic Syndromes
Ovarian tumors are most often associated with paraneoplastic syndromes, but other tumors can produce antibodies that target CNS structures.
Second-impact syndrome remains a hotly debated diagnosis. A recently published case report evoked 3 commentaries from concussion management experts.
Can You Spot a Patient’s Lie?
While we might like to think we have what it takes to determine whether someone is lying or telling the truth, research shows it’s not that easy.
Genetic Discovery in ALS
A genetic mutation suspected to be associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis risk has been confirmed through a large-scale research effort.
Vitamin Supplements for Neurological Disorders
Do vitamins and natural supplements have any place in the treatment of serious neurological conditions? How would you handle patient inquiries?
Alien Hand Syndrome
Alien hand syndrome, a rare neurological symptom, may be produced by a number of etiologies and more than one specific region of cerebral damage.
Alice in Wonderland Syndrome
Who is most likely to be affected by Alice in Wonderland syndrome? Would you consider a toxicology screen or neuroimaging for afflicted patients?
Is Parkinson Disease on the Rise?
A study of 30 years indicates the projected increase in Parkinson disease could be underestimated and offers possible explanations.
Motion Sickness Prevention
At least 80% of leisure cruise passengers report some degree of motion sickness. Our blogger offers advice for your patients.
Are the Brains of Geniuses Different?
Cognitive deficits have been extensively studied, but what could be gained from studying the brain activity of highly intelligent individuals?