Our blogger discusses a possible resolution to this much-debated topic.
Observations over the last few years have indicated that an inciting event of narcolepsy may be infection with influenza or vaccination with particular influenza vaccines.
Our blogger discusses a recent study investigating the likelihood of head trauma in older patients leading to the onset of Parkinson disease and the implications of the findings.
What is the function of continued adult myelination in the normal undiseased brain? A recent study sheds remarkable light on this process and its importance.
Potential approaches to devising strategies that may allow amelioration of this disease are revealed in a recent study. But questions remain.
Quick, how many of the following—eslicarbazepine, ezogabine, parampanel—do you recognize? These new entries into the medical armamentarium were highlighted at the AAN 2015 Annual Meeting.
A switch to a second-line drug in a patient receiving first-line therapies likely will be effective at decreasing disease activity.
The ultimate cause is found in only about half of patients, so improved understanding of the prognostic and diagnostic features is of high priority.
The risk of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in patients receiving Tysabri for MS is a concern about this otherwise extremely effective therapy.
The possibility of SUDEP should serve as a powerful motivator for improved adherence and active attempts at seizure control with new medications, neurostimulation, and epilepsy surgery.