Latest Features & Opinion

Advanced Neuroimaging in TBI

SPECT imaging can be more accurate in the diagnosis of traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder than CT or MRI.

Coverage of AES 2016

Live coverage of the 2016 American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting from Houston, Texas.

Pushing the Limits of Endovascular Therapy

Recent research found benefits in outcome outweighed any increase in hemorrhagic complications in patients with large infarcts.

Practice Guidelines: Restless Legs Syndrome

The guidelines were developed by a group of RLS experts from the US and Europe who utilized the American Academy of Neurology's 2004 guideline development manual.

Diagnosis, Treatment of Medication Overuse Headache

Recovery time varies depending on which class of medication the patient is overusing.

Glyburide Promising for Acute Ischemic Stroke

Although the study did not demonstrate efficacy of glyburide, differences were seen in the amount midline shift at 3-4 days.

Reconsidering Therapeutic Coma for RSE?

Key opinion leaders weigh in given recent findings that increased use of therapeutic coma in status epilepticus may not be linked with improved outcomes.

Alternative Tx for Migraine: Research Update

Acupuncture, neurostimulation, and other alternative treatments have been associated with up to a 50% reduction in headache days.

Differential Diagnosis: Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration

Neuroimaging and if necessary, genetic testing, can help to confirm an FTD diagnosis.
Traumatic Brain Injury

Decompressive Craniectomy in Traumatic Brain Injury: Weighing the Risks and Benefits

Decompressive Craniectomy in Traumatic Brain Injury: Weighing the Risks and Benefits

The greatest hurdle in developing effective treatments for TBI lies in the varied and dynamic pathophysiology and incomplete understanding of factors leading to poor outcome.

HIPAA Compliance: Should You Encrypt Patient Health Information?

HIPAA Compliance: Should You Encrypt Patient Health Information?

HIPAA doesn't require providers to encrypt devices or electronic information, but one could say it is strongly encouraged.

Drug Lookup

Search our drug information database which contains an extensive list of neurologic drugs.

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Latest in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism and Risk of Substance Use Disorders

A diagnosis of autism is associated with a doubled risk for a variety of substance use-related problems including drug and alcohol use disorders.

Autism Linked to Exposure to PCB Chemicals During Pregnancy

Although PCB chemicals were banned int he 1970s, they still linger in the environment.

Modified Checklist With Follow-Up Effective for Autism Diagnosis

Administration of the M-CHAT/F can be done by minimally trained PCPs.

Latest in Neuromuscular Disorders

New Drug for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Shows Promise

Despite the benefits observed, the improvements still do not represent normal muscle function.

Surgery May Boost Risk of Guillain-Barré in Immuno-Compromised

Patients with cancer or an autoimmune disease who underwent surgery were at a greater risk.

Rituximab Offers Hope for Refractory Myasthenia Gravis

Sixty-three percent of patients achieved a complete and stable response that allowed them to discontinue all immunotherapies.

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