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Migraine and Headache Erenumab for Episodic Migraine: A Closer Look at the Data

Erenumab for Episodic Migraine: A Closer Look at the Data

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

Headache & Migraine Advisor Genetic and Imaging Markers in Migraine: Ready for Prime Time?

Genetic and Imaging Markers in Migraine: Ready for Prime Time?

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

General Neurology Ethical Considerations in New Coma Research

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.

Movement Disorders Anesthesia in Parkinson Disease Requires Cautious Care

Anesthesia in Parkinson Disease Requires Cautious Care

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.

Practice Management 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.

Headache & Migraine Advisor Managing Headache in Pregnancy: Q&A With Matthew Robbins, MD

Managing Headache in Pregnancy: Q&A With Matthew Robbins, MD

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.

Neurodegenerative Diseases Advance Directives for Dementia: Honoring Patient Wishes When You Don't Know What They Are

Advance Directives for Dementia: Honoring Patient Wishes When You Don't Know What They Are

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

Headache & Migraine Advisor Treating Tension-Type Headache: Contradictions in Real-Life vs Research Expose Cracks in Differential Diagnosis

Treating Tension-Type Headache: Contradictions in Real-Life vs Research Expose Cracks in Differential Diagnosis

While there is some moderate quality evidence supporting the use of onabotulinumtoxinA for the treatment of tension-type headache, it is not adequate enough to influence current clinical practice.

Practice Management Applying Conscious vs Unconscious Thinking in Your Medical Practice

Applying Conscious vs Unconscious Thinking in Your Medical Practice

This clinician discusses the application of conscious vs unconscious thinking in a medical practice.

Headache & Migraine Advisor Migraine and Multiple Sclerosis: Connection or Coincidence?

Migraine and Multiple Sclerosis: Connection or Coincidence?

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

Pain Common Causes of Chronic Pain Management Malpractice Claims

Common Causes of Chronic Pain Management Malpractice Claims

There is a growing emphasis on provider responsibility with the increasing focus of the overprescribing of opioids.

Neurodegenerative Diseases Exercise, Physical Therapy May Provide Long-Term Functional Improvement in Huntington Disease

Exercise, Physical Therapy May Provide Long-Term Functional Improvement in Huntington Disease

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

Migraine and Headache Caffeine as Headache Trigger and Treatment: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Caffeine as Headache Trigger and Treatment: Two Sides of the Same Coin

The judicious use of caffeine as adjuvant therapy to over-the-counter pain relievers can improve or relieve pain for patients with migraine or tension-type headaches.

General Neurology Decision Support Systems: Helpful or Harmful?

Decision Support Systems: Helpful or Harmful?

The automated diagnosis suggestion at the top of the EKG strip is the output of what is known as a decision support system.

Practice Management 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.

Movement Disorders Sex Differences in Parkinson Disease: Implications for Diagnosis, Treatment

Sex Differences in Parkinson Disease: Implications for Diagnosis, Treatment

Several studies have uncovered sex-dependent variations in the symptomatic manifestations of Parkinson disease, as well as in the response to dopamine therapies.

Neurobehavioral Disorders Understanding Poststroke Depression: Risk Factors and Treatment

Understanding Poststroke Depression: Risk Factors and Treatment

Depression is one of the most commonly reported complications resulting from stroke.

Neurodegenerative Diseases Obesity and Alzheimer Disease: Exploring Risk Modification

Obesity and Alzheimer Disease: Exploring Risk Modification

Throughout the life course, higher body mass index and obesity are linked to cognitive decline, brain atrophy, reduced white matter and integrity of the blood-brain barrier, and elevated risk for late-onset Alzheimer disease.

Multiple Sclerosis McDonald Criteria Update: Further Distinction Between Relapsing-Remitting, Primary-Progressive MS

McDonald Criteria Update: Further Distinction Between Relapsing-Remitting, Primary-Progressive MS

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

Traumatic Brain Injury Managing Chronic Pain Associated With Traumatic Brain Injury

Managing Chronic Pain Associated With Traumatic Brain Injury

Chronic pain is common after traumatic brain injury.

Neurodegenerative Diseases When and How to Approach Driving Cessation in Patients With Dementia

When and How to Approach Driving Cessation in Patients With Dementia

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.

Movement Disorders Predicting Rates and Patterns of Progression in Parkinson Disease

Predicting Rates and Patterns of Progression in Parkinson Disease

Numerous factors are likely contribute to the rate of progression, with different combinations of factors showing relevance for individual patients.

Migraine and Headache Exploring Current and Developing Migraine Behavioral Treatments: Expert Q&A

Exploring Current and Developing Migraine Behavioral Treatments: Expert Q&A

Although pharmacotherapy remains the standard strategy for migraine management, there are many patients for whom nonpharmacological approaches are indicated.

Neuropathic Pain Improving Outcomes of Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Improving Outcomes of Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Although peripheral nerve decompression has been found to be effective in relieving some symptoms for burn patients, there is still some uncertainty.

Movement Disorders Cognitive Impairment in Multi-System Atrophy: Is It Time to Update Diagnostic Criteria?

Cognitive Impairment in Multi-System Atrophy: Is It Time to Update Diagnostic Criteria?

Although evidence of cognitive impairment in MSA is admittedly more limited than in Parkinson disease, it is now substantial enough to address modification of diagnostic criteria to include the potential for cognitive impairment at any stage of the disease.

Pediatric Neurology Ask the Expert: Neuraxial Anesthesia in Neonates

Ask the Expert: Neuraxial Anesthesia in Neonates

Neuraxial anesthetics and analgesics are associated with fewer systemic adverse effects.

Migraine and Headache Patent Foramen Ovale and Migraine: Is It Time to Close the Book?

Patent Foramen Ovale and Migraine: Is It Time to Close the Book?

Despite mounting evidence suggesting the contrary, the debate on the potential benefits of patent foramen ovale closure for migraine is still ongoing.

Neurocognitive Disorders Risk Factors for Neurocognitive Decline in HIV

Risk Factors for Neurocognitive Decline in HIV

Evaluating the risk factors of neurocognitive decline in HIV.

General Neurology Publication Bias in Neurology Research: Why It Matters and Why It Needs to Change

Publication Bias in Neurology Research: Why It Matters and Why It Needs to Change

Withholding negative research results not only skews scientific evidence but also puts into question the whole validity of medical research.

General Neurology Infective Endocarditis: Best Practices for Treating Neurologic Complications

Infective Endocarditis: Best Practices for Treating Neurologic Complications

Ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes are a common complication of infective endocarditis, but guidance on intervention is varied.

Epilepsy Posttraumatic Epilepsy: Understanding Risk, Severity, and Outcomes

Posttraumatic Epilepsy: Understanding Risk, Severity, and Outcomes

Risk for mortality in posttraumatic epilepsy is high, and negative outcomes affecting cognitive, affective, and physical function are common.

Traumatic Brain Injury Mental Health and Head Injuries: Are We Asking the Right Questions?

Mental Health and Head Injuries: Are We Asking the Right Questions?

Presport evaluations are a great opportunity to check in with players about their mental health, and to guide those who are suffering to the relevant specialist.

Movement Disorders Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders: Reviewing the Complex Web of Proteinopathies

Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders: Reviewing the Complex Web of Proteinopathies

While parkinsonian disorders share a common mechanism of protein aggregation, manifestations are quite varied.

Migraine and Headache Treating Cluster Headache: Weighing Current Therapies

Treating Cluster Headache: Weighing Current Therapies

The 2 treatments for cluster headache with Level A recommendations are either not readily accessible via public or private insurance or are not recommended in a large subset of patients with cardiovascular disease.

General Neurology Anesthesia and Long-Term Cognitive Decline: Is There a Link?

Anesthesia and Long-Term Cognitive Decline: Is There a Link?

Findings from animal studies indicate that anesthetics may be neurotoxic and could result in long-term central nervous system alterations and cognitive dysfunction.

Movement Disorders Defining Unique Needs for Palliative and Hospice Care in Huntington Disease

Defining Unique Needs for Palliative and Hospice Care in Huntington Disease

Research has shown significant gaps in knowledge on palliative services among neurology residents, resulting in low referral rates.

Migraine and Headache Expert Opinion: Coverage Gaps Leave Cluster Headache Undertreated

Expert Opinion: Coverage Gaps Leave Cluster Headache Undertreated

Despite a recent study concluding that oxygen therapy for cluster headache is not cost-prohibitive, many private payers and Medicare and Medicaid do not cover the effective therapy. Matthew Robbins, MD, Stewart Tepper, MD, and others weigh in on the controversial decision.

Multiple Sclerosis Ask the Expert: Managing Urinary Retention in Multiple Sclerosis

Ask the Expert: Managing Urinary Retention in Multiple Sclerosis

John Stoffel, MD, Professor of Urology, Service Chief, and Associate Chair for Ambulatory Urology in the University of Michigan Department of Urology discusses the management of urinary retention in patients with MS.

Sleep Disorders Guidelines for Diagnosing and Treating Insomnia

Guidelines for Diagnosing and Treating Insomnia

There are guidelines that should be followed when treating patients with insomnia.

Movement Disorders Managing Dystonia With Noninvasive Brain Stimulation: Therapy Update

Managing Dystonia With Noninvasive Brain Stimulation: Therapy Update

There is speculation that dystonia is the result of dysfunction occurring in either the cerebellum or basal ganglia or as a result of an abnormal interaction between the two.

Practice Management Buying a Practice? Here's What You Should Know

Buying a Practice? Here's What You Should Know

Physicians must remember that they will be a business owner in addition to being a health care provider.

Migraine and Headache Migraine and Gastrointestinal Disorders: Elucidating an Association

Migraine and Gastrointestinal Disorders: Elucidating an Association

While several theories have evolved over the years, none have unequivocally provided robust evidence to fully explain the clinical spectrum of migraine.

Movement Disorders MRI in Parkinson Disease: Expanding Usability for Better Diagnostics

MRI in Parkinson Disease: Expanding Usability for Better Diagnostics

MRI may be used to identify Parkinson disease biomarkers that can inform diagnosis, track disease progression, and elucidate the neurobiological underpinnings of symptoms.

Stroke Ischemic Preconditioning: Exploring the Potential to Reduce the Impact of Stroke

Ischemic Preconditioning: Exploring the Potential to Reduce the Impact of Stroke

Brief periods of oxygen deprivation to the brain have been shown to provide neuroprotective effects that reduce stroke infarct size and improve recovery times.

Pain Can Virtual Reality Tech Help Curb the Opioid Epidemic?

Can Virtual Reality Tech Help Curb the Opioid Epidemic?

Assessments showed a 66% reduction in pain during the session and a 33% reduction in pain at the end of the session.

Movement Disorders Tardive Dyskinesia: Experts Weigh in on New Treatments, Ongoing Challenges

Tardive Dyskinesia: Experts Weigh in on New Treatments, Ongoing Challenges

The main challenge is to determine when treating tardive dyskinesia with any pharmacological agent would provide a net benefit.

Migraine and Headache Pediatric Episodic Syndromes Associated With Migraine: Expert Q&A (Part II)

Pediatric Episodic Syndromes Associated With Migraine: Expert Q&A (Part II)

Nearly 10% of pediatric patients with migraine also experience various episodic syndromes. Drs Amy Gelfand and Diana Lebron weigh in on what to look for to help you achieve the right diagnosis.

Migraine and Headache Multidisciplinary Treatment Teams for Chronic Headache: Tips for Getting Started

Multidisciplinary Treatment Teams for Chronic Headache: Tips for Getting Started

Multidisciplinary treatment may consist of psychological support and physical or occupational therapy along with the medical care provided by the referring physician.

Migraine and Headache Pediatric Episodic Syndromes Associated With Migraine: Knowing What to Look For (Part I)

Pediatric Episodic Syndromes Associated With Migraine: Knowing What to Look For (Part I)

Nearly 10% of pediatric patients with migraine also experience various episodic syndromes involving gastrointestinal pain, vomiting, or vertigo.

Practice Management The Current State of Medical Malpractice

The Current State of Medical Malpractice

Many in the medical field are wondering whether now may be the right time for medical malpractice reform.

Movement Disorders Ocular Tremor in Parkinson's Disease: Inherent or Compensatory?

Ocular Tremor in Parkinson's Disease: Inherent or Compensatory?

Debate continues as to whether ocular tremor represents a clinical marker of Parkinson's disease or a compensatory movement related to other bodily tremors.

Migraine and Headache Case Study: Headache, Confusion, and Seizures in Patient With SLE

Case Study: Headache, Confusion, and Seizures in Patient With SLE

Woman with SLE complains of headache, confusion, and mild somnolence to the emergency department.

Pain Changing the Way We Think About Pain: Insights From Beth Darnall, PhD

Changing the Way We Think About Pain: Insights From Beth Darnall, PhD

Catastrophizing makes pain more painful, makes it last longer, and makes pain much harder to treat.

Practice Management Evaluating Accountable Care Organization Cost Savings: Is It Worth It?

Evaluating Accountable Care Organization Cost Savings: Is It Worth It?

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are increasingly taking responsibility for health care management, record-keeping, and payment.

Neurodegenerative Diseases Are Mood Disorders Indicative of Premature Aging?

Are Mood Disorders Indicative of Premature Aging?

Putative pathogensis insights have grown tremendously in the past 10 years.

Migraine and Headache Why Modern Architecture May Be Giving You a Headache

Why Modern Architecture May Be Giving You a Headache

Doctors suggest that urban landscapes may be a cause for headaches.

Migraine and Headache Treating Post-Traumatic Headache After Concussion

Treating Post-Traumatic Headache After Concussion

While post-traumatic headache (PTH) often resolves within 3 months, a substantial number of patients experience chronic PTH.

Movement Disorders Identifying Prodromal Symptoms of Ataxia Type 2 for Early Intervention

Identifying Prodromal Symptoms of Ataxia Type 2 for Early Intervention

Investigators identified a series of prodromal signs that appear anywhere from 1 to 18 years before a clinical diagnosis of SCA2.

Migraine and Headache Genetics in Migraine: Identifying a Treatment Target for Hemiplegic Migraine

Genetics in Migraine: Identifying a Treatment Target for Hemiplegic Migraine

There is up to a 4-fold increase in risk in people with a first-degree relative affected by migraines, and twin studies have demonstrated heritability of approximately 42%.

General Neurology Practice Guidelines: Body Cooling May Prevent Brain Injury After Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Practice Guidelines: Body Cooling May Prevent Brain Injury After Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

For survivors of nontraumatic cardiac arrest, brain injury becomes a major factor in disability and long-term survival.

Movement Disorders New Clinical Guidelines: Distinguishing Variations of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

New Clinical Guidelines: Distinguishing Variations of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

New guidelines for progressive supranuclear palsy provide very specific and sensitive criteria that allow for identification of clinical features of the disease at much earlier stages.

Practice Management Challenges of Medical Liability Reform

Challenges of Medical Liability Reform

A hostile medical litigation climate is one of the major problems with the existing malpractice insurance system, driving significant losses of access to quality health care.

Migraine and Headache Headache and Arteriovenous Malformations: Strategies for Identification, Treatment

Headache and Arteriovenous Malformations: Strategies for Identification, Treatment

Several mechanisms involving trigeminovascular activation are often proposed in the literature as mechanisms underlying nonhemorrhagic headache in patients with AVM.

Stroke Improving Stroke Diagnosis Accuracy: An Interview With David Newman-Toker, MD, PhD

Improving Stroke Diagnosis Accuracy: An Interview With David Newman-Toker, MD, PhD

Neurologists need to engage their emergency medicine colleagues to identify protocols and pathways for when to trigger appropriate neurological consultation or initiate acute stroke therapies.

Movement Disorders Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson's Disease: Building Physician, Patient Awareness

Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson's Disease: Building Physician, Patient Awareness

A patient should be notified of the possibility of developing an ICD before initiating any dopaminergic treatment for PD, particularly dopamine agonists.

AAN 2017 Coverage 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

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

Neuropathic Pain Neuropathic Pain: Navigating the Challenges of an Elusive Disease

Neuropathic Pain: Navigating the Challenges of an Elusive Disease

As the population ages, and as both the incidence of diabetes and the survival rates after chemotherapy treatment increase, the number of patients with neuropathic pain is expected to rise.

Migraine and Headache Migraine Across Female Reproductive Stages

Migraine Across Female Reproductive Stages

The characteristics of migraine may change throughout a woman's reproductive stages, and may require different treatment strategies.

Practice Management Concerns Arise Over Reporting of Negative Clinical Trial Data

Concerns Arise Over Reporting of Negative Clinical Trial Data

The main objection to nonreporting of negative results is that it contributes to a body of knowledge that is at best, incomplete, and at worst, wrong.

Practice Management Q&A: Strategies for Transitioning Pediatric Patients to Adult Care

Q&A: Strategies for Transitioning Pediatric Patients to Adult Care

The transition process can be challenging for patients and families, requiring a great deal of preplanning by providers.

Epilepsy International League Against Epilepsy Updates Epilepsy Classification System

International League Against Epilepsy Updates Epilepsy Classification System

The International League Against Epilepsy has revised its epilepsy classification system in an effort to inform epilepsy research and aid drug development.

Practice Management Medical Device Approval and Safety: Raising Our Standards

Medical Device Approval and Safety: Raising Our Standards

The large number of recalls of medical devices has pointed to a need for more active monitoring of product performance from the standpoints of both safety and efficacy.

Neuropathic Pain Diabetic Neuropathy Guidelines Updated by ADA

Diabetic Neuropathy Guidelines Updated by ADA

New evidence on diabetic neuropathy has emerged since the ADA's last published a position statement in 2005.

Migraine and Headache Cogniphobia in Migraine: The Fear and Avoidance of Thinking

Cogniphobia in Migraine: The Fear and Avoidance of Thinking

Future research should focus on whether cogniphobia can be a modifiable factor in the treatment of patients with migraine.

Epilepsy Addressing Comorbid Depression in Epilepsy: Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment

Addressing Comorbid Depression in Epilepsy: Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment

There are several drug-based and non-pharmacological treatments available that can help reduce symptoms of depression in patients with epilepsy.

Traumatic Brain Injury Addressing Gender Differences in Concussion Diagnosis and Treatment

Addressing Gender Differences in Concussion Diagnosis and Treatment

Female athletes face a greater incidence of and longer recovery time from concussion compared with males.

Movement Disorders Effect of Depression and Anxiety on Cognition in Parkinson's Disease

Effect of Depression and Anxiety on Cognition in Parkinson's Disease

Comorbid psychological conditions affect cognitive function in Parkinson's disease, and treatment can be complicated by overlapping symptoms.

General Neurology Cannabis: Current Evidence and Research Recommendations

Cannabis: Current Evidence and Research Recommendations

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have released a report

Pain Updated Guidelines on Intrathecal Therapy for Pain

Updated Guidelines on Intrathecal Therapy for Pain

The new guidelines offer guidance on dosing, including reduced starting and maintenance dosing and safety precautions for diagnosing and treating complications.

Epilepsy Guidelines for Using fMRI for Presurgical Evaluation of Epilepsy

Guidelines for Using fMRI for Presurgical Evaluation of Epilepsy

Functional MRI may provide a less-invasive option for evaluating memory function in patients undergoing epilepsy surgery.

Pediatric Neurology USPSTF: Benefits of Folic Acid in Pregnancy Still Substantial

USPSTF: Benefits of Folic Acid in Pregnancy Still Substantial

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

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.

Traumatic Brain Injury Advanced Neuroimaging Can Guide Interventions in Traumatic Brain Injury

Advanced Neuroimaging Can Guide Interventions in Traumatic Brain Injury

SPECT imaging can be more accurate in the diagnosis of traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder than CT or MRI.

Neuropathic Pain Practice Guidelines: Restless Legs Syndrome

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.

Migraine and Headache The Diagnosis and Treatment of Medication Overuse Headache

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Medication Overuse Headache

Recovery time varies depending on which class of medication the patient is overusing.

CNS 2016 Coverage Child Neurology Society Annual Meeting 2016: What to Expect

Child Neurology Society Annual Meeting 2016: What to Expect

Learn about the key scientific sessions taking place at CNS 2016 and follow along with Neurology Advisor for full meeting coverage.

Migraine and Headache Alternative Treatments for Migraine: A Research Update

Alternative Treatments for Migraine: A Research Update

Acupuncture, neurostimulation, and other alternative treatments have been associated with up to a 50% reduction in headache days.

Neurodegenerative Diseases When It's Not Alzheimer's: The Differential Diagnosis of Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration

When It's Not Alzheimer's: The Differential Diagnosis of Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration

Neuroimaging and if necessary, genetic testing, can help to confirm an FTD diagnosis.

WPC 2016 Coverage 4th World Parkinson Congress: What to Expect

4th World Parkinson Congress: What to Expect

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

Multiple Sclerosis Differentiating Multiple Sclerosis Mimics on MRI

Differentiating 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.

Pediatric Neurology Guidelines Update: Diagnosing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Guidelines Update: Diagnosing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

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.

Migraine and Headache Bridging the Gap Between Male, Female Migraine Diagnosis

Bridging the Gap Between Male, Female Migraine Diagnosis

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

Multiple Sclerosis Gut Bacteria and Its Emerging Role in Multiple Sclerosis

Gut Bacteria and Its Emerging Role in Multiple Sclerosis

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

Epilepsy Differential Diagnosis: Tic Disorders vs Myoclonic Epilepsy

Differential Diagnosis: Tic Disorders vs Myoclonic Epilepsy

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

Pediatric Neurology Guidelines for Transition From Pediatric to Adult Neurology Care

Guidelines for Transition From Pediatric to Adult Neurology Care

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

Neurodegenerative Diseases When It's Not Alzheimer's: The Differential Diagnosis of Dementia With Lewy Bodies

When It's Not Alzheimer's: The Differential Diagnosis of Dementia With Lewy Bodies

According to a 2010 report based on a survey of caregivers of people with DLB, 78% of cases were initially misdiagnosed.

Epilepsy Managing the Risk of Metabolic Syndrome in Epilepsy

Managing the Risk of Metabolic Syndrome in Epilepsy

Medication, plus a relatively sedentary lifestyle, places people with epilepsy at great risk of metabolic syndrome and its various complications.

Multiple Sclerosis Pros and Cons: Vitamin D Supplementation in Multiple Sclerosis

Pros and Cons: Vitamin D Supplementation in Multiple Sclerosis

While supplementation has produced a positive response in disease activity, adverse events based on dosing are concerning.

Neuromuscular Disorders Consensus Guidelines for the Treatment of Myasthenia Gravis

Consensus Guidelines for the Treatment of Myasthenia Gravis

The guidelines are the result of a consensus of an international task force of MG experts.

Multiple Sclerosis Managing Bladder Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis

Managing Bladder Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis

One of the biggest hurdles is getting the patient to be honest and open with you about bladder problems.

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