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Recommendations for Anesthesia in Parkinson Disease

Anesthetic medications have been identified as a potential cause of morbidity in this population due to their interaction with the drugs used to manage Parkinson disease.

Expert Q&A: Managing Headache in Pregnancy

Headache screening should be a routine part of a prenatal visit so that if and when a patient presents with an attack, a suitable plan of action is already established.

Ethical Considerations in New Coma Research

Research on therapies that may rouse a patient in a persistent vegetative state needs to include the ethical considerations of waking a patient in a state of incomplete recovery.

Migraine Genetics, Imaging Show Promise

Benefits of migraine markers include facilitating diagnosis, monitoring treatment, and discovering more about the pathogenesis of the disorder.

ACTRIMS Forum 2018

Live coverage of the 2018 ACTRIMS Forum, February 1-3, 2018 in San Diego, California.

Migraine and Multiple Sclerosis: Connection or ...

Increasing evidence suggests a relationship between migraine and MS that is beyond basic comorbidity.

Advance Directives for Dementia: What's the ...

Because of dementia's prolonged disease course, advance care decisions and planning are often overlooked until it is too late.

Physical Interventions for Huntington Disease

Interventions aimed at motor and cognitive impairments in Huntington disease may result in long-term functional improvement.

Erenumab for Episodic Migraine: A Closer ...

For individuals with migraine frequency of 4 to 14 episodes per month, prophylactic medications and analgesics are required.

Addressing Driving Cessation in Dementia Patients

The responsibility for discussing cessation of driving in patients with mild cognitive impairment or dementia often rests on the clinician, who may have little preparation for this difficult conversation.

McDonald Criteria Revision Improves MS Diagnosis

The 2017 revision takes aim at better differentiating relapsing-remitting and primary-progressive forms of multiple sclerosis.


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Call for Conflict-of-Interest Disclosures in Manuscripts

Call for Conflict-of-Interest Disclosures in Manuscripts

Conflict-of-interest statements should be included in medical journals in order to enhance transparency.

Defensive Medicine: Where Do We Draw the Line?

Defensive Medicine: Where Do We Draw the Line?

The scourge of defensive medicine — the practice of recommending tests or treatments for the purpose of avoiding or mitigating litigation — is discussed in this opinion piece.

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Latest in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Prenatal Ultrasound Penetration Differs in Children With Autism

The group with ASD had a greater mean depth of ultrasonographic penetration in the first trimester compared with the developmental delay group.

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.

Latest in Neuromuscular Disorders

Prevalence of ALS Remains Steady in US

The prevalence of ALS in the United States has been steady.

Later-Onset Spinal Muscular Atrophy Benefits From Nusinersen

Improved motor function was observed among more participants in the nusinersen group compared with those in the control group.

Genetics May Hold the Key to Decoding Periodic Paralysis

The cluster of diagnoses known as periodic paralyses — including hypokalemic periodic paralysis, hyperkalemic periodic paralysis, and Anderson-Tawil syndrome — are rare genetic disorders of spontaneous muscle weakness or paralysis that can last from minutes to days.

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