Latest Features & Opinion

Epilepsy Classification System Updated

The International League Against Epilepsy has revised its epilepsy classification system in an effort to inform epilepsy research and aid drug development.

Updated Diabetic Neuropathy Guidelines

New evidence on diabetic neuropathy has emerged since the ADA's last published a position statement in 2005.

Understanding Cogniphobia in Migraine

Future research should focus on whether cogniphobia can be a modifiable factor in the treatment of patients with migraine.

Coverage of International Stroke Conference

Follow along with our coverage of the 2017 International Stroke Conference, taking place February 22-24, 2017 in Houston, TX.

Depression in Epilepsy: Detection and Treatment

There are several drug-based and non-pharmacological treatments available that can help reduce symptoms of depression in patients with epilepsy.

Gender Disparities in Concussion Diagnosis, Treatment

Female athletes face a greater incidence of and longer recovery time from concussion compared with males.

Managing Depression, Anxiety in Parkinson's

Comorbid psychological conditions affect cognitive function in Parkinson's disease, and treatment can be complicated by overlapping symptoms.

Cannabis: Current Evidence and Research Recommendations

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have released a report

Transitioning Pediatric Patients to Adult Care

The transition process can be challenging for patients and families, requiring a great deal of preplanning by providers.
General Neurology

Patient Advocacy Groups and Conflict of Interest: Should You Be Wary?

Patient Advocacy Groups and Conflict of Interest: Should You Be Wary?

A survey showed 67.3% of patient advocacy organizations received industry funding, while 11.9% received more than half of their funding from industry.

Medical Device Approval and Safety: Raising Our Standards

Medical Device Approval and Safety: Raising Our Standards

The large number of recalls of medical devices has pointed to a need for more active monitoring of product performance from the standpoints of both safety and efficacy.

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Latest in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Linked to Sex-Specific Brain Structure

Female participants with phenotypic male neuroanatomical features had an increased risk for autism spectrum disorder.

Autism Diagnosis and Treatment Often Delayed

Despite increased awareness, barriers to earlier diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder still persist.

Altering the Gut Microbiota for Autism

An open-label study examined the effects of fecal microbiota transfer on symptoms of autism.

Latest in Neuromuscular Disorders

RENEW Trial: Promising Results for Optic Neuritis Treatment

Opicinumab may potentially enhance spontaneous remyelination after acute optic neuritis.

FDA Approves Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Drug

Emflaza is approved for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy regardless of genetic etiology.

Alexion Seeking New Indication for Myasthenia Gravis Drug

Soliris is currently approved to treat paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS).

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