Interesting Neuro: Alzheimer Updates & PFO Device
November news includes potential Alzheimer treatments, FDA approval of a device to prevent recurrent stroke, & a newly typified headache disorder.
Febrile Status Epilepticus: Cognitive Development
Researchers evaluated cognitive and motor development, receptive language, and memory in 214 children who had experienced febrile status epilepticus.
Patient H.M. & Neurology Research: Ethical or Not?
Although tremendous advances in research and medical ethics have been made since the mid-20th century, questions continue.
Interesting Neuro: Stroke Therapy & Zika Updates
Oct. news includes an approved deep brain stimulation system for movement disorders & biomarkers that improve risk assessment in atrial fibrillation.
Epilepsy & Autoimmune Disease: Are They Linked?
To investigate an association between epilepsy and autoimmune disease, researchers reviewed 25 studies, covering patients of various ages.
Interesting Neuro: ECTRIMS News & Alzheimer Marker
Our Sept. news includes a possible clinical marker and therapy target in Alzheimer disease and MS findings from an optical coherence tomography study.
Levitiracetam: Initial Epilepsy Therapy in Elderly
Little evidence exists to guide drug choice in elderly patients with epilepsy. The KOMET study compared carbamazepine, levitiracetam, and valproate.
Neuro News Roundup: Treating MS & Epilepsy
New research covers treating MS early, identifying those at risk for AED-induced psychosis, & selecting a drug for epilepsy patients with migraines.
Interesting Neuro: Staging Alzheimer & TBI Findings
Our August news includes a potential classification system for Alzheimer disease, new findings in a 3D model of TBI, and migraine treatments.
Epilepsy and LQTS: Is there a Genetic Link?
Cardiac arrhythmias associated with long QT syndrome could explain an association with seizures, but researchers looked at other mechanisms.