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Live Coverage of ECTRIMS 2018

Follow along with Neurology Advisor's coverage of 34th Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis.

Cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis: Prescriber’s Perspective

Cannabis has been shown to reduce the use of prescription drugs that have more numerous and serious side effects, including opioids, benzodiazepines, and antidepressants.

Ethics of Direct-To-Consumer Testing for Huntington ...

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing would enable consumers to bypass the safeguards set forth by professional guidelines, which could potentially increase the risk for harm associated with testing.

Tumor-Related Headache: Path to Diagnosis, Treatment ...

Headaches are a common occurrence in the general population and are often present in patients with an underlying brain tumor, although it is not yet clear to what degree they are related.

Addressing Psychiatric Comorbidities in Pediatric Epilepsy: ...

Cognitive and linguistic deficits have been cited as risk factors for psychiatric comorbidity in pediatric epilepsy, along with family factors such as parenting style and quality of the parent-child relationship.

Addressing Rare Headache Disorders: Acute Confusional ...

Acute confusional migraine has not been specifically studied and many clinicians remain unaware of the condition, which may result in underestimation of the prevalence.

Identifying Intracranial Hypertension in Children: Added ...

Pediatric neurologist Lalitha Sivaswamy, MD, discusses challenges in diagnosing primary intracranial hypertension in pediatric patients.

Vagus Nerve Stimulation in Pediatric Epilepsy: ...

Studies that have evaluated the use of VNS in children, including those as young as 6 months old, and have generally concluded that it is well tolerated and improves quality of life.
Brain Death: The Art of Explaining Ambiguity

Brain Death: The Art of Explaining Ambiguity

Attempting to engage on an intellectual level about the heady concept of brain death while in the throes of bereavement can often lead to mistrust and confusion.

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Latest in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Risk of Depression Up in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder is associated with increased risk of depression in young adulthood.

Prenatal Tdap Vaccination Not Linked to Autism Risk

Prenatal tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis vaccination is not associated with increased risk of autism spectrum disorder in offspring.

Increased Risk of Autism, ADHD May Be Linked to Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

A literature review was conducted to assess the association between hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and neurodevelopmental disorders in offspring.

Latest in Neuromuscular Disorders

AANEM 2018: Key Programming on Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine

The 2018 AANEM Annual Meeting is taking place at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Ethical Challenges of Nusinersen: Considerations When Counseling on Treatment

Although regarded as a miracle drug to some, nusinersen comes with some troublesome strings attached.

DMD Treatment Gets Orphan Drug, Rare Pediatric Disease Designations

DMD is predominately caused by out-of-frame deletions in the dystrophin gene, which results in absent or defective dystrophin protein, leading to progressive and irreversible muscle function loss.

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