NEUROLOGY

January 19, 2017

Late-Onset Myasthenia Gravis: Fatigability and Fluctuating Weakness

In older age groups, men are affected more often and the disease is often misdiagnosed. Triggers include medications such as antibiotics, beta-blockers, and statins.

January 19, 2017

Patient Teaching Aid: Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy is usually inherited, but it sometimes develops spontaneously. View a new PTA Video about MD.
January 19, 2017

Neuromuscular Blocking Agents: Use and Controversy in the Hospital Setting

Neuromuscular blocking agents play an important role in the management of a large number of hospital patients.
January 19, 2017

Eslicarbazepine and Other Treatment Advances for Focal Seizures

Epilepsy and the corresponding seizure disorders, such as focal (partial-onset) seizures, provide challenges for both patients and healthcare providers.
January 19, 2017

Health Consequences in Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Nearly all caregivers of relatives with Alzheimer's disease experience some sort of impact on their health.
January 19, 2017

Exercise-Induced Headaches: Prevention, Management, and Treatment

Patients who experience headache upon strenuous physical activity may find it difficult to exercise for sufficient durations or intensities.
January 19, 2017

An Overview of the Management of Concussion

Both pharmacologic approaches (medication management for cognitive, emotional, and neurologic symptoms) and nonpharmacologic approaches (cognitive and physical rest) are essential for treatment.
January 19, 2017

Using Advanced Analytics to Develop New Therapeutic Approaches for Complex Neurodegenerative Diseases

Intensive efforts are underway to develop novel and more effective therapies for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and ALS.