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World Parkinson Congress: What to Expect

The 4th World Parkinson Congress takes September 20-23, 2016 in Portland, Oregon.

ECTRIMS 2016 Conference Coverage

Coverage of the 2016 Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis, taking place September 14-17, 2016 in London, UK.

Multiple Sclerosis Mimics on MRI

A proper MS diagnosis can only be made after obtaining imaging from the entire brain and understanding the clinical context.

Guidelines Update: Diagnosing Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

The new guidelines include a step-by-step diagnostic algorithm for use in the clinical setting, as well as a special emphasis on neurobehavioral impairment.

Bridging the Gap: Male Migraine Diagnosis

Neurologists should collaborate with other specialties in order to increase awareness of migraine prevalence in men.

Emerging Risk Factor: MS Gut Bacteria

It has been proposed that the gut microbiome may be an important environmental risk factor in MS.

Making the Diagnosis: Myoclonic Epilepsy

Myoclonic seizures may be easily mistaken for a possible tic disorder if the proper patient monitoring is not conducted during diagnosis.

Transitioning Pediatric Patients to Adult Care

It's important for pediatric neurologists to spend time preparing the patient for the transition to adult care.

Differential Diagnosis of Lewy Body Dementia

According to a 2010 report based on a survey of caregivers of people with DLB, 78% of cases were initially misdiagnosed.
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Guideline Update: Management of Recurrent Stroke With Patent Foramen Ovale

Guideline Update: Management of Recurrent Stroke With Patent Foramen Ovale

Despite 3 large randomized trials and updated guidelines, the question of PFO closure remains a complex entity.

HIPAA Compliance: Should You Encrypt Patient Health Information?

HIPAA Compliance: Should You Encrypt Patient Health Information?

HIPAA doesn't require providers to encrypt devices or electronic information, but one could say it is strongly encouraged.

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Latest in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Linked to Exposure to PCB Chemicals During Pregnancy

Although PCB chemicals were banned int he 1970s, they still linger in the environment.

Modified Checklist With Follow-Up Effective for Autism Diagnosis

Administration of the M-CHAT/F can be done by minimally trained PCPs.

Gender, Race Impact Familial Autism Risk

The rate of autism diagnosis was 11.3% for those with an older sibling with autism, and .92% for those without.

Latest in Neuromuscular Disorders

Eteplirsen Earns Accelerated Approval for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Eteplirsen is the first drug approved in the US for the treatment of DMD.

Corticosteroids May Inhibit Recovery in Facial Palsy

Those who received antibiotic monotherapy had better outcomes.

Deflazacort Improves Muscle Strength, Functional Outcomes in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Over 52 weeks, patients taking deflazacort experienced improved muscle strength and less weight gain compared with prednisone.

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