Risk Factors for Parkinson Disease
Researchers gather environmental data to better understand possible mechanisms of Parkinson disease development.
Neurological Effects of Lead Toxicity in Children
Attentiveness to the subtle signs of lead-induced illness make it more likely for children to receive timely diagnosis and treatment.
Age-Specific Effects of Methylphenidate in ADHD
Consequences of methylphenidate for ADHD remain a subject of debate, and research continues to examine its effects on brain structure and function.
Role of the Neurologist in Zika Virus Management
If Zika virus is responsible for microcephaly, which seems likely, this is a serious neurological consequence of the infection in pregnant women.
Patent Foramen Ovale Closure for Stroke Prevention
Optimal therapy for people with a history of patent foramen ovale and cryptogenic stroke has not been defined. We review several recent studies.
Genetic Testing for Neurological Diseases
What implications does genetic testing have for people at risk of neurological diseases and for the physicians treating these patients?
3D Printing for Epilepsy Treatments
Does it matter whether the medications we prescribe to patients are generated via the most cutting edge 3D printing technology?
Suicide Prevention in Neurodegenerative Disease
Compliance, an obstacle in depression treatment for all patients, can be especially difficult for patients with dementia.
ADHD and Effects of Methylphenidate
Consequences of methylphenidate treatment for ADHD remain a subject of debate, and research continues to supply new evidence.
Neurologists in Medical Missions
While the typical services of medical missions are generally outside the realm of neurology, neurologists can provide unique and valuable care.