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CNS 2016 Coverage

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.

Multiple Sclerosis Mimics on MRI

A proper MS diagnosis can only be made after obtaining imaging from the entire brain and understanding the clinical context.

Bridging the Gap: Male Migraine Diagnosis

Neurologists should collaborate with other specialties in order to increase awareness of migraine prevalence in men.

Emerging Risk Factor: MS Gut Bacteria

It has been proposed that the gut microbiome may be an important environmental risk factor in MS.
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.

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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

Eteplirsen Earns Accelerated Approval for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Eteplirsen is the first drug approved in the US for the treatment of DMD.

Corticosteroids May Inhibit Recovery in Facial Palsy

Those who received antibiotic monotherapy had better outcomes.

Deflazacort Improves Muscle Strength, Functional Outcomes in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Over 52 weeks, patients taking deflazacort experienced improved muscle strength and less weight gain compared with prednisone.

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