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Addressing Levodopa-Resistant Parkinson Disease

In later stages of the condition, it is possible that the nerves become incapable of storing dopamine consistently, rendering levodopa practically useless, even if it is administered more regularly.

Pediatric Migraine: Evidence-Based Alternative Management

Recent high-quality clinical trial evidence has demonstrated that medications commonly prescribed for migraine prevention in pediatric patients were not superior to placebo for reducing headache symptoms.

Managing Status Epilepticus in Palliative Care

There are considerations for treating these seizures as part of the overall goals of palliative care, which include the family's experience.

Benefits of VR in Multiple Sclerosis

Future studies on VR training for MS should include large randomized controlled trials using clear protocols and comparable between-group tasks.

Chiari Malformation: Wading Through the Confusion

Meta-analyses are only as good as the quality of the primary data, which is mostly low to medium evidence in the case of Chiari malformation.

Managing Complications of Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy

Facilities with strict protocols to prevent problems have been able to report significantly lower complication rates.

Gender and Multiple Sclerosis: How It ...

A rapid increase in the female-to-male ratio of MS incidence has been observed through several population studies.

Parkinson Disease and the Gut: Treatment ...

Current evidence highlights the potential role of cross-talk between the enteric and central nervous systems and the pathogenesis of Parkinson disease.
Brain Death: The Art of Explaining Ambiguity

Brain Death: The Art of Explaining Ambiguity

Attempting to engage on an intellectual level about the heady concept of brain death while in the throes of bereavement can often lead to mistrust and confusion.

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Latest in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Quick Take: Association of Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollution with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder has a poorly understood etiology, with some evidence suggesting that environmental contaminants and air pollution may be potential risk factors.

Risk Up for Later-Born Siblings of Children With ASD, ADHD

Later-born siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have an elevated risk of being diagnosed with the same or the other disorder.

Bumetanide May Benefit Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Behavioral features such as social communication, interactions, and restricted interest were most improved with bumetanide treatment; however, the authors reported no dose-effect relationship in the dose-ranging trial.

Latest in Neuromuscular Disorders

Higher Risk for Depression, Anxiety Seen With Cerebral Palsy

Adults with cerebral palsy have an increased risk for depression and anxiety.

Incidence of Guillain-Barré Syndrome Linked With Recent Bone, Digestive Organ Surgery

A nationwide epidemiologic study in France examined a correlation between Guillain-Barré syndrome and recent bone or digestive organ surgery.

Nusinersen May Be Effective for Short-Term Motor Function Improvements in Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Nusinersen, an antisense oligonucleotide that increases functional SMN protein production from SMN2, was clinically effective for improving motor function.

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