The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 7/20/17

Senator John McCain has been handed a grim neurological diagnosis. Plus, a new headache treatment is on the market.

The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 7/13/17

State drug agencies face a new and growing threat in gabapentin abuse as the NIH battles through a brain tissue shortage.

The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 7/6/17

Researchers say serotonin levels may be a biomarker of SIDS. Plus, new findings may help develop therapeutics that can better penetrate the blood-brain barrier.

The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 6/29/17

Researchers plan a controversial trial to use stem cells to try and reverse brain death. Plus, protective mutation A673T lends support to the amyloid hypothesis, and the molecule LRP4 may shed light on synaptic imbalances that can lead to epilepsy.

The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 6/22/17

Patients are facing major backlash from insurers refusing to cover the cost of a controversial Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug while the National Academies of Sciences are recommending steps to prevent dementia.

The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 6/15/17

A large genomic study has identified 5 genes related to insomnia, plus hear from the DAWN trial investigators on the impact their data might have on the future of stroke treatment.

The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 6/9/17

In a first, the FDA has requested the removal of an opioid medication from the market. Plus, is snake venom the latest antiplatelet agent?

The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 6/1/2017

New research suggests that ketamine may do more harm than good when it comes to preventing delirium, plus is an old, cheap, generic drug about to be repurposed for another neurologic disorder?

The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 5/25/17

Zika virus spread for months before being detected by public health officials, according to genetic analysis. Plus, can fidget spinners really quell symptoms of ADHD and autism?

The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 5/18/17

What US hospitals can learn from the ransomware attack on the UK health care system, plus the latest hurdle for Sarepta's DMD drugs.

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