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Live Coverage of AES 2017

Follow Neurology Advisor for the latest news from the 2017 American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, December 1-5, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Closing the Book: PFO and Migraine

Despite mounting evidence suggesting the contrary, the debate on the potential benefits of patent foramen ovale closure for migraine is still ongoing.

Posttraumatic Epilepsy: Reviewing Risk, Outcomes

Risk for mortality in posttraumatic epilepsy is high, and negative outcomes affecting cognitive, affective, and physical function are common.

Concussions and Mental Health: Assessing Impact

Presport evaluations are a great opportunity to check in with players about their mental health, and to guide those who are suffering to the relevant specialist.

Reviewing the Complex Web of Proteinopathies

While parkinsonian disorders share a common mechanism of protein aggregation, manifestations are quite varied.

Neuraxial Anesthesia Use in Neonates: Q&A

Neuraxial anesthetics and analgesics are associated with fewer systemic adverse effects.

Neurocognitive Decline in HIV: Risk Factors

Evaluating the risk factors of neurocognitive decline in HIV.

Defining Palliative, Hospice Needs in Huntington's

Research has shown significant gaps in knowledge on palliative services among neurology residents, resulting in low referral rates.
Publication Bias in Neurology Research: Why It Matters and Why It Needs to Change

Publication Bias in Neurology Research: Why It Matters and Why It Needs to Change

Withholding negative research results not only skews scientific evidence but also puts into question the whole validity of medical research.

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Buying a Practice? Here's What You Should Know

Buying a Practice? Here's What You Should Know

Physicians must remember that they will be a business owner in addition to being a health care provider.

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Latest in Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Role of Gender in Familial Autism Recurrence

Although the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder is known to be more common among males than among females in the general population, information on sex-specific recurrence patterns is lacking.

Lower Autism Risk With Maternal Multivitamin Use

Lower odds of ASD with intellectual disability were seen in the maternal multivitamin use group with or without additional iron or folic acid.

Insomnia in Autism Treated With Melatonin

The treatment was effective in patients with autism with or without comorbid ADHD or neurogenetic disorders.

Latest in Neuromuscular Disorders

Cord Blood May Improve Motor Function in Young Children With Cerebral Palsy

In young children with cerebral palsy, infusion of autologous umbilical cord blood improves whole brain connectivity and motor function.

Myasthenia Gravis Impairment Index Indicates Response to Prednisone, IVIg, PLEX

The Myasthenia Gravis Impairment Index was developed to incorporate patient input at different stages of disease progression.

Increased Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Relapse Risk in Postpartum Period

The researchers suggest future prospective studies of acute relapse and disease-modifying treatment courses during and after pregnancy to ultimately improve treatment regimens for patients with NMOSD.

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