Our May news includes memory replay disruption in Alzheimer disease, impulse control disorder in Parkinson disease, and return to play in TBI.
Epilepsy and Seizure
How do you respond when a patient with epilepsy asks about the safety of pregnancy? The WEPOD study investigated pregnancy outcomes and deliveries.
Can use of an online platform improve patient self-management in a group of Veterans with epilepsy?
Researchers studied the prevalence and incidence of epilepsy in the elderly and confirmed three risk factors in this patient population.
To improve the quality of care for patients with epilepsy, AAN updated a set of measures and guidelines in 2014, but does a gap still exist?
Although extremely premature boys tend to have a higher burden of neurocognitive impairments than girls, some unexpected similarities were found.
Cannabis may be useful for some types of refractory epilepsy, but few controlled studies with objective measures of efficacy and side effects exist.
Updated guidelines incorporate epilepsy drugs developed since the last protocol and include an evidence-based treatment algorithm.
Technology that is efficient yet lacking side effects, personalized, and nonintrusive may be closer than we think for many of our neurology patients.
Our Feb. news & research include two new migraine drugs, the stroke-Parkinson link, and the potential of an anticancer drug to prevent Alzheimer.