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Neurology

Modifying the Course of Multiple Sclerosis: The Growing Treatment Armamentarium
Achieving Adherence to Multiple Sclerosis Treatment
In examining the likelihood of adherence to various medications for multiple sclerosis (MS), Stephen Krieger, MD, believes most patients prefer oral therapies over injectable ones.
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Brain Patterns Can Inform Effective use of ADHD Medications
Although there are a wide variety of treatment options available for patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, methods for finding the proper course of treatment are still under development.
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Vyvanse Outperforms Another ADHD Drug in Head-to-head Competition
In 2 recent clinical trials, a treatment for young patients diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder reportedly demonstrated benefit over another currently used ADHD medication.
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Patients, Caregivers Struggle with Advanced Multimorbidity
A better understanding of the needs of patients with advanced multimorbidity may offer insights into how to improve care, according to research published online May 28 in BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care.
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Bone Biomarkers Change Following Spinal Cord Injury
Following chronic, traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI), some bone biomarkers undergo noticeable changes, according to a study published in the July 1 issue of The Spine Journal.
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Legal Risks for Providing Financial Assistance to Patients
Physicians need to be aware of the ramifications of providing financial assistance to patients, according to an article published July 8 in Medical Economics.
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Uniform Brain Patterns May Provide Better Understanding of Severe Mental Illnesses
Providing additional insight into mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, recent research has found neurological operations at rest are similar to those seen during active tasks.
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Doctors More Likely than Public to Be Registered Organ Donors
Physicians are more likely to register to be organ donors than the general public, according to a research letter published in the July 16 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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Dietary Fatty Acids May Reduce Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) may be delayed or prevented with the consumption of foods high in ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), according to a study published in the July 16 issue of JAMA Neurology.
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New Alzheimer
In an effort to help patients diagnosed with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease, drug manufacturer Roche announced the results of a pair of clinical studies on its investigational medication, crenezumab.
Conferences
American Academy of Neurology 2013 Annual Meeting
PAINWeek 2013
64th American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting
2012 Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC)
The 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology
PAINWeek 2010
American Academy of Neurology 2009
International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2009
American Epilepsy Society 2008
Condition Centers