AAN 2017

Treating Tardive Dyskinesia Without Disrupting Psychiatric Treatment

Treating Tardive Dyskinesia Without Disrupting Psychiatric Treatment

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Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD, discusses her research on the use of deutetrabenazine for the treatment of tardive dyskinesia in patients taking concomitant antipsychotics or neuroleptics. Scroll below the video for the full transcript.

Telestroke Treatment With IV tPA: How Long Is the Window of Opportunity?

Telestroke Treatment With IV tPA: How Long Is the Window of Opportunity?

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There is little data to support telestroke for IV thrombolysis administration in the extended time window of 3 to 4.5 hours after stroke onset.

Monthly Migraine Days Reduced With CGRP Antagonist Erenumab

Monthly Migraine Days Reduced With CGRP Antagonist Erenumab

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Treatment with the monoclonal antibody erenumab reduced the number of monthly migraine days experienced in patients with episodic migraine.

In Ischemic Stroke, Pulse Pressure Predicts Long-Term Risk of Recurrence

In Ischemic Stroke, Pulse Pressure Predicts Long-Term Risk of Recurrence

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Pulse pressure was associated with the risk for ischemic stroke in first-ever ischemic stroke patients old than 60 years.

Effective Dosing of Cannabidiol for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

Effective Dosing of Cannabidiol for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

Anup Patel, MD, of Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University School of Medicine, discusses findings from a dose-ranging study of cannabidiol for the treatment of drop seizures in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Scroll to below the video for a full text transcript of Dr Patel's interview.

Drop Seizure Frequency in Lennox-Gastaut Decreased With Cannabidiol

Drop Seizure Frequency in Lennox-Gastaut Decreased With Cannabidiol

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Results from 2 phase 3 clinical trials demonstrated efficacy of adjunctive cannabidiol for the treatment of drop seizures in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Headache May Indicate PTSD Severity

Headache May Indicate PTSD Severity

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Posttraumatic stress disorder is associated with a high incidence of chronic pain; what role headache plays in that relationship is not well known.

Developing and Implementing the New SUDEP Guidelines: An Interview With Cynthia Harden, MD

Developing and Implementing the New SUDEP Guidelines: An Interview With Cynthia Harden, MD

Cynthia Harden, MD, lead author of the new SUDEP guidelines, discusses the development process and what she hopes clinicians will take away from the guidance. Scroll to below the video for a full text transcript of Dr Harden's interview.

Intracerebral Hemorrhage Outcomes Improved With Anticoagulants

Intracerebral Hemorrhage Outcomes Improved With Anticoagulants

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Resumption of oral anticoagulants after intracerebral hemorrhage was found to improve outcomes at 1 year.

Establishing a Connection Between Migraine and Hypertension in Women

Establishing a Connection Between Migraine and Hypertension in Women

Dr Pamela Rist, of Harvard Medical School, discusses her research in women with migraine and hypertension at the 2017 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting in Boston, MA. Scroll to below the video for a full text transcript of Dr Rist's interview.

β-Amyloid Accumulation Linked to Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

β-Amyloid Accumulation Linked to Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

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Non-demented elderly patients experiencing excessive daytime sleepiness may be at increased risk for β-amyloid accumulation.

Stroke During, After Pregnancy Linked to Preeclampsia

Stroke During, After Pregnancy Linked to Preeclampsia

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Mortality among women with preeclampsia and pregnancy-associated stroke was significantly higher than in controls.

New Guideline Tackles Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy

New Guideline Tackles Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy

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A newly published guideline shines light on sudden unexpected death in epilepsy and how clinicians can help prevent it.

History of Migraine Yields Higher Risk for Hypertension in Women

History of Migraine Yields Higher Risk for Hypertension in Women

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Women with a history of migraine are at increased risk for developing hypertension.

Alzheimer's Related Gene May Induce Psychosis in Females

Alzheimer's Related Gene May Induce Psychosis in Females

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Females with Alzheimer's disease, the APOE4 gene, and comorbid Lewy bodies were more likely to experience psychosis.

Biomarker Identified for Cerebral Small Vessel Disease Burden, Progression

Biomarker Identified for Cerebral Small Vessel Disease Burden, Progression

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Serum neurofilament light chain levels show potential in predicting the burden and progression of cerebral small vessel disease.

Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Epstein-Barr, Herpes Simplex Virus Exposure

Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Epstein-Barr, Herpes Simplex Virus Exposure

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Increased risk of pediatric multiple sclerosis was observed in patients with prior exposure to EBV, HSV-1, and vitamin D deficiency.

In Relapsing MS, Fatigue, Limb Problems May Signal Risk for Disease Conversion

In Relapsing MS, Fatigue, Limb Problems May Signal Risk for Disease Conversion

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In older patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis, patient-reported fatigue and problems with lower extremities may signal conversion to secondary progressive disease.

IV tPA Effective for Stroke in Patients With Increased Body Weight

IV tPA Effective for Stroke in Patients With Increased Body Weight

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Previous research had suggested that the benefits of IV tPA are diminished in patients weighing more than 100 kg.

Sepsis Associated With Long-term Seizure Risk

Sepsis Associated With Long-term Seizure Risk

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Sepsis is associated with pathways that lead to permanent neurological sequelae.

Hyperglycemia Impacts Functional Outcomes After Endovascular Thrombectomy

Hyperglycemia Impacts Functional Outcomes After Endovascular Thrombectomy

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Higher glucose levels reduce likelihood of good outcome among stroke patients with good collaterals.

Fibromyalgia Symptoms Benefit From Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Technique

Fibromyalgia Symptoms Benefit From Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Technique

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Transcranial random noise stimulation improved both physical and cognitive symptoms of fibromyalgia.

AAN 2017: What To Expect at This Year's American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

AAN 2017: What To Expect at This Year's American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

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This year's annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology takes place in Boston, MA from April 22-28, 2017.

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