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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.

Dietary Supplements in MS: Exercising Caution ...

Until more robust studies are completed, clinicians should encourage a dialogue with their patients to discuss the use of and questions regarding over-the-counter supplements and alternative medicines.

Weighing the Risks of Deep Brain ...

DBS has been known to generate other movement-related disorders such as dyskinesias, blepharospasm, and hypokinesia.

Hormonal Contraceptives and Migraine: Is It ...

Current oral contraceptive products contain lower doses of estrogen than those used in the past, prompting reconsideration of risks and benefits.

Understanding ICU-Acquired Neuromuscular Dysfunction

ICU-acquired weakness syndromes manifest themselves in a range of ways among patients — as a spectrum of disease rather than in specific form.

Exercise in MS: Personalized Approach for ...

A revised focus on exercise training for MS is advocated by a number of recent reviews, all showing benefits to cardiovascular and muscular fitness and improved quality of life in MS.

Epilepsy’s Mobility Problem: Advocating for Change

In individuals who can adequately access healthcare appointments, medications, and other treatments, the combination of driving restrictions and sparse or nonexistent public transportation options interferes with daily living and their overall quality of life.

Freezing of Gait: Future Treatments, Prevention

More than half of patients diagnosed with Parkinson disease experience freezing of gait.

Confronting Postdural Puncture Headache

Nonpharmacological strategies, including bed rest, have a lack of evidence supporting their use in the treatment of postdural puncture headache.
Navigating the Waters of Medical Malpractice and Defensive Medicine

Navigating the Waters of Medical Malpractice and Defensive Medicine

Malpractice liability reform would best be analyzed on a specialty-by-specialty basis.

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The Little Guy vs Big Data: Is ICD-10 Coding Still Valuable in Health Care?

The Little Guy vs Big Data: Is ICD-10 Coding Still Valuable in Health Care?

While ICD-10-CM may be an improvement on an old process, big data is the revolution that has the potential to change health care forever.

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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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