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.
Parkinson Disease: Genetic Findings
Research at AAN 2017 highlights research of genes that may help predict the likelihood of developing Parkinson disease and progression of the disease.
New Parkinson Disease Treatment
Patients with Parkinson disease experiencing “off” episodes on levodopa/carbidopa now have another treatment option.
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.
Parkinson Disease: Pain Treatment
How frequently are your patients with Parkinson disease reporting pain and is that pain effectively managed?
Interesting Neuro: Tumor Tx and Stroke Recovery
March news includes possible brain tumor therapies, a study exploring mechanisms underlying demyelination-induced seizures, and VNS post stroke.
Treatment Conversion in Advanced Parkinson Disease
Did patients with advanced Parkinson disease switched to extended release carbidopa-levodopa experience clinical benefits?
Neuro News Roundup: Parkinson or parkinsonian?
Studies also include stem cell transplantation for treatment-refractory MS and aspirin use for headache to lessen the need for rescue medication.
Top 10 Neurology Apps
Ten general and disease-specific apps for neurologists include assessment scales, anatomical diagrams, and interactive clinical decision support.
Manganese and Parkinsonism
Is the parkinsonian phenotype seen in welders related to the exposure of manganese-containing welding fumes?