Epilepsy Risk with Depression
Researchers evaluated several databases to determine whether or not depression has a causative role on epilepsy, or vice versa.
Top 10 Neurology Apps
Ten general and disease-specific apps for neurologists include assessment scales, anatomical diagrams, and interactive clinical decision support.
Interesting Neuro: Stroke Risks & Treatment
February news includes stroke risk with Alzheimer disease & migraine, neonatal hemorrhagic stroke, and head trauma in sports.
Incident Epilepsy Risk among the Elderly
Stroke is the most common cause of epilepsy in older adults, but there is limited information about rates and risk factors in this population.
Methylphenidate: Effect on Cognition in Epilepsy
Previous studies of methylphenidate in epilepsy patients have suffered from small numbers and methodological issues, such as lack of blinding.
Interesting Neuro: Epilepsy Outcomes & Vitamin D
January news includes the first FDA-approved drug for spinal muscular atrophy, various epilepsy treatments & vitamin D’s impact on Alzheimer & headache.
Neuro News Roundup: Parkinson & Cognitive Function
Orthostatic hypotension’s effect on cognition in Parkinson disease, testing patients with epilepsy who can drive safely, and carotid web are covered.
Impact of Epilepsy on Other Neurological Disorders
Research from AES 2016 explored relationships between epilepsy and other neurological disorders, including Alzheimer disease, MS, stroke, and autism.
Interesting Neuro: Tau Vaccine & Winter Zika Risk
November news includes the first human clinical trial focusing on tau in Alzheimer disease and Zika-related microcephaly not presenting at birth.
Developments in Tumor-Related Epilepsy
Tumor-related epilepsy is poorly controlled by antiepileptic drugs, and the best management of tumor-related focal epilepsies remains controversial.