There are currently close to three million people in the United States with epilepsy. Of that total, close 500,000 are classified as medication resistant. Work is underway to help bring that number down and help more people with the condition.
Panelists Jonathan Grand; Peter L. Salgo, MD; Philip Barbour; Jac A. Charlier, MPA; and Joshua D. Lee, MD, PhD, highlight the political and personal side of drug abuse, and discuss examples of success in approaching opioid abuse in several states.
Panelists Jac A. Charlier, MPA; Peter L. Salgo, MD; Phillip Barbour; Joshua D. Lee, MD, PhD; and Jonathan Grand describe the role of pilot medication-assisted treatment programs and how they are funded.
Childhood symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) persist into adulthood in as many as 60 percent of patients, according to findings published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.
Three New York City area medical centers teamed up with the FDNY to launch the Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit (MSTU), an emergency transport vehicle specifically fitted to answer to patients who experiencing symptoms of strokes.