Parkinson Disease Diagnosis: MDS Criteria
Researchers tested the accuracy of the Movement Disorder Society’s criteria for diagnosing Parkinson disease.
Sports-Related Concussion: Barriers to Reporting
The top three reasons for not reporting a concussion was similar between males and females.
Vertebral Artery Stenosis: Medical or Surgical Tx?
A meta-analysis compared medical therapy with medical therapy plus angioplasty for the treatment of symptomatic vertebral artery stenosis.
Impact of Music Therapy on Alzheimer Symptoms
Medications to treat dementia can improve behavioral symptoms, but have risks. Music therapy, however, offers a low-cost, nonpharmacological option.
Endovascular Therapy: Every Minute Counts
To estimate just how much treatment delays impact the effectiveness of endovascular therapy, researchers constructed a model using data from various sources.
Acoustic Stimulation, Sleep, and Memory
Patients underwent one night of a sham stimulation followed by pink noise stimulation delivered during slow wave activity.
Interesting Neuro: Stroke Warning & Cluster Headache
May news includes ground-breaking FDA approvals, predictions of Alzheimer disease, and a possible biomarker for mild traumatic brain injury.
Cannabis, Stroke, and Heart Failure
An abstract presented at ACC 2017 explored the cardiovascular effects of cannabis use.
New Parkinson Disease Treatment
Patients with Parkinson disease experiencing “off” episodes on levodopa/carbidopa now have another treatment option.
Neuro News Roundup: Migraine & MS Risks
Research includes impact of body weight on migraine risk, effect of sleep on MS relapse, and side effects of statins in stroke survivors.
5 New Neurology Technologies
From the first hand-held vagus nerve stimulator for episodic cluster headache to a TMS therapy system for depression, we highlight 5 new technologies.
Interesting Neuro: New Drugs & TBI Recovery
April news includes tools to manage brain injury and predict recovery, new drug hits and misses, and an updated epilepsy classification system.
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