Studies that have evaluated the use of VNS in children, including those as young as 6 months old, and have generally concluded that it is well tolerated and improves quality of life.
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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.
Providing guidance to improve dietary behavior, which may include supplementation to achieve an optimal nutritional status, can contribute to improved control of fibromyalgia symptoms.
The ultimate goal of stroke assessment is to enable physicians to make treatment decisions that are individualized and appropriate to the patient’s needs, thereby improving patient outcomes.
New cases of headache in older adults should be carefully evaluated for a differential diagnosis of primary headache and to examine underlying causes of secondary headache.
Researchers recently identified 5 key challenges that collectively hinder the design of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis clinical trials and the development of new treatments.
Withholding negative research results not only skews scientific evidence but also puts into question the whole validity of medical research.
While several theories have evolved over the years, none have unequivocally provided robust evidence to fully explain the clinical spectrum of migraine.