In research settings, including patients with neurodegenerative diseases presents challenges regarding consent, communication, and ability to participate that must be addressed in order to avoid evidence-biased care.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) strongly recommends that all eligible individuals, including those who are pregnant, recently pregnant, and lactating, receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a policy statement and an accompanying clinical report on identifying and addressing the effects of trauma and stress on children, families, and their health care providers.
Patients with depression can live with symptoms for a long period of time before finding an option that works. One possibility for patients who are unable to find relief through pharmacology is transcranial magnetic stimulation. An expert offers his view on this form of treatment.
José-Alain Sahel, MD, Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh, and Hungarian researcher Botond Roska, MD, discuss a breakthrough that restored the sight of a patient with retinitis pigmentosa and light perception only.
With significant racial inequities existing in access to services for youth with autism spectrum disorder, we spoke with an expert about how those in health care can work together to close these gaps and destigmatize disparities.
Diane E. Meier, the Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, discusses how neurologists can increase quality palliative care communication and encourage better clinician/patient confidence and care.
A survey of health care providers found a lack of knowledge on idiopathic hypersomnia (IH) among physicians, and that the disorder is often misdiagnosed. We spoke with Richard Bogan, MD, FCCP, FAASM, associate clinical professor at the University of the South Carolina School of Medicine about IH and criteria for diagnosing this sleep disorder.
The unprecedented numbers of patients on mechanical ventilation underscore the severity of the coronavirus on public health. Elderly patients, especially those with Parkinson disease, often bear the brunt of the pandemic due to pre-existing pulmonary disease and/or anatomical disposition.
The field of medicine has been plagued by the underrepresentation of African Americans, people of Hispanic heritage, and Native Americans, as well as institutional racism and sexism that have persisted for decades.
Gene therapy shows promise in the management of inherited peripheral neuropathy and the complex array of symptoms that patients experience. Gene therapy holds promise in the management of peripheral neuropathies and in significant improvement of quality of life for patients.
Researchers sought to highlight several recent advances in the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, investigation, acute management, and secondary prevention of cerebrovascular diseases in patients with hematological diseases.