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Neurology

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Multiple Sclerosis Drug Could Ease Chemo Patient Pain
Researchers in Saint Louis are examining the ways in which a drug already approved for multiple sclerosis could ease some of the pain associated with chemotherapy for cancer patients.
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Medicaid Backlog May Have Financial Ramifications
Docs might have to wait longer for Medicaid reimbursement, may incur costs for those denied cover
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High Blood Glucose Levels Associated with Depression Risk in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes
The brains of hyperglycemic patients with Type 1 diabetes produce elevated levels of the neurotransmitter glutamate, which may increase their risk of depression.
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Complex Electronic Record Safety Issues Surface Long After Launch
Electronic health record-related safety concerns involving both unsafe technology and unsafe use of technology persist long after "go-live," according to a study published online June 20 in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
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CMS Launches Initiative to Assist Newly Insured
National initiative will help people answer questions about health coverage; take advantage of services
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Brain Iron Levels May Indicate Response to ADHD Treatment
Lower levels may represent noninvasive diagnostic biomarker in medication-nave patients
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Frequent Prior Hospitalization May Predict Stroke Readmission
Frequent prior hospitalization and National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale rating at admission may predict 30-day readmission after ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke, according to a study published online June 11 in the American Journal of Medical Quality.
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Shared Medical Appointments Can Improve Quality of Life Measures
Findings among patients with similar chronic neuromuscular disorders
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Guidance Offered for Protection When Firing Employees
Suggestions provided to protect the medical practice from legal action by terminated employee
Consultant's Corner
How Should I Approach This Woman with Migraine Headaches?
Although many migraine sufferers can abort their headaches with over-the-counter remedies, a significant percentage of patients require prescription medication for relief.
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
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