Latest Features & Opinion

Folic Acid Still Important in Pregnancy

The review found that there is substantial evidence that supports folic acid supplementation during pregnancy.

Reconsidering the Vascular Hypothesis for Migraine

Experts have turned their focus toward the potential role of the nervous system in migraine pathophysiology, as it is more likely that migraine is a consequence of dysfunctional neuronal networks rather than the vascular hypothesis alone.

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.

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.
Practice Management

Expert Q&A: How to Maximize Revenues and Prepare for Payor Changes

Expert Q&A: How to Maximize Revenues and Prepare for Payor Changes

Keeping abreast of changing payment models and regulations is key to maximizing your practice's finances.

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.

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Latest in Autism Spectrum Disorders

No Link Between ASD and Maternal Flu or Vaccine

Infection with the flu or receiving the flu vaccine during pregnancy was not linked to autism in offspring.

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.

Latest in Neuromuscular Disorders

FDA Approves First Treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

The US FDA has approved the first drug for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic disease that often results in premature death.

ACE Inhibitors May Help Slow Myocardial Fibrosis In Muscular Dystrophy

Patients who received ACE inhibitors showed a slower progression of myocardial fibrosis and fewer cardiovascular events.

New Drug for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Shows Promise

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

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