With a growing emphasis on early detection and intervention, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has published a new set of quality measurements that recommend that physicians screen adults 65 and older on an annual basis for thinking
The prognosis of CVT is favorable compared with other types of stroke: almost 80% of patients with CVT recover without functional disability. Nevertheless, 5% to 10% of patients die in the acute phase.
The phase 3 clinical trial program included 2 identical, multicenter, double-blind, and placebo-controlled trials of the BACE inhibitor intended for the treatment of early Alzheimer disease.
The 1st Annual Congress on the Future of Neurology will take place September 27-28, 2019 at the InterContinental New York Times Square in New York City.
Rodney Allan Radtke, MD, professor of neurology at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, discussed some of the new therapeutic options available to help improve tolerance and adherence challenges that clinicians commonly face in epilepsy practice.
The guidelines recommend that patients with MS receive their recommended vaccines, including that for yearly influenza. Additionally, they noted that no evidence exists that suggests vaccination increases the risk of MS exacerbation.
A boy diagnosed with glycine encephalopathy in the newborn period was initiated on the ketogenic diet at 11 years-old for the treatment of medication refractory epilepsy.
After being approved in Japan in 2013, the selective adenosine A 2A receptor antagonist was given the OK as an add-on to levodopa/carbidopa treatment in adults with Parkinson disease.
Data from the phase 3b FOCUS trial demonstrates fremanezumab’s superior efficacy and tolerability in the prevention of migraine.
"Mind Moments," a podcast from NeurologyLive, brings you an exclusive interview with Reisa Sperling, MD.
Jeffrey Dayno, MD, chief medical officer of Harmony Biosciences, as well as John C. Jacobs, the chairman and CEO, shared their insight into the potential impact pitolisant can make in the treatment of narcolepsy and excessive daytime sleepiness.
The regulatory agency cited 2 concerns in the complete response letter: the risk of infections related to intravenous infusion ports and renal toxicity.
The director of the Sleep-Wake Disorders Center at Montefiore Medical Center will offer further insights on narcolepsy at the upcoming International Congress on the Future of Neurology, September 27-28, 2019 in New York City.
A generally healthy, young adult male presents with first generalized tonic-clonic seizure followed by episodes of violent psychosis.
The review is an update to a drug safety communication initially issued in 2010 after trial results suggested a possible increased risk for prostate cancer with use of entacapone.