Latest Features & Opinion

Differential Diagnosis of Lewy Body Dementia

According to a 2010 report based on a survey of caregivers of people with DLB, 78% of cases were initially misdiagnosed.

Metabolic Syndrome in Epilepsy

Medication, plus a relatively sedentary lifestyle, places people with epilepsy at great risk of metabolic syndrome and its various complications.

Supplementing Vitamin D in MS

While supplementation has produced a positive response in disease activity, adverse events based on dosing are concerning.

Managing Bladder Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis

One of the biggest hurdles is getting the patient to be honest and open with you about bladder problems.

Q&A: Axon Registry Simplifies Quality Improvement

The registry is a centralized data collection system that analyzes data on quality of care and patient outcomes.

Guidelines: Treating Migraine in the ED

More than 50% of patients with migraine are treated with opioids in the ED despite known risks.

DMD Update: FDA Weighs Its Options

The DMD space is becoming increasingly crowded as the FDA works to identify a drug worth approving.

Sleep and Seizure Control in Epilepsy

Some patients who are approaching seizure control can achieve improvement or seizure freedom by addressing sleep issues.

Re-Examining Infectious Causes of Alzheimer's Disease

Theodore Henderson, MD, PhD, suggests that perhaps it's time to check our bias at the door.
Consensus Guidelines for the Treatment of Myasthenia Gravis

Consensus Guidelines for the Treatment of Myasthenia Gravis

The guidelines are the result of a consensus of an international task force of MG experts.

Stroke

Blood Pressure Management Is Only Part of the Story in Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Blood Pressure Management Is Only Part of the Story in Intracerebral Hemorrhage

A joint medical and surgical approach may ensure the best outcome.

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Latest in Autism Spectrum Disorders

No Link Between Labor Induction and Autism, New Study Says

The results are contrary to results from a prior large population study.

Olanzapine, Risperidone Tied to Weight Gain in Autism

Ziprasidone and quetiapine were not associated with an increase in BMI.

Despite Health Insurance Mandates, Autism Still Underdiagnosed

The authors suggest that it's "perhaps not a fair direct comparison" to note that the CDC&P estimate of community prevalence for ASD is 15 per 1000 children.

Latest in Neuromuscular Disorders

FDA Delays Decision on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Drug

This is the second extension requested by the FDA.

FDA Panel Votes Down Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Drug Eteplirsen

The panel took a similar stance in the fall when it did not recommend Biomarin's drisapersen for the treatment of DMD.

Stem Cell Transplant May Promote Remission in Myasthenia Gravis

Treatment has been linked to durable, symptom-free, treatment-free remission in several cases of MG.

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