Learning to Coexist Learning to Coexist
Why docs should put aside personal politics in the interest of their patients.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

Not Your Parents' Pot: Teen Cannabis Use Raises Red Flags Not Your Parents' Pot: Teen Cannabis Use Raises Red Flags
Experts warn parents and practitioners to be alert to teen cannabis use and abuse in light of the growing availability of stronger forms of the drug.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Possible Benefits of Calorie Restriction in Multiple Sclerosis Possible Benefits of Calorie Restriction in Multiple Sclerosis
Changes in specific types of glycerophospholipids may contribute to reduced memory T cell subsets that are observed in people with multiple sclerosis on intermittent calorie restriction.First Look (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Intranasal Ketamine Effective in Cluster Headache Intranasal Ketamine Effective in Cluster Headache
Intranasal ketamine is a viable treatment option for acute cluster headache attacks ― but does not reduce pain intensity as quickly as initially anticipated, a new pilot study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Novel Biomarker Found for Alzheimer's Disease Novel Biomarker Found for Alzheimer's Disease
The rate of cellular amyloid uptake and metabolic production of toxic amyloid species could be used as novel biomarkers for early and/or differential diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.First Look (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Motor Imagery Promising in Motor Rehabilitation in Parkinson's Motor Imagery Promising in Motor Rehabilitation in Parkinson's
Future studies are needed to develop specific motor imagery protocols.First Look (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Too Much, Too Little Coffee May Boost Seizure Risk in Epilepsy Too Much, Too Little Coffee May Boost Seizure Risk in Epilepsy
Compared to moderate coffee consumption, high coffee intake is associated with increased risk for a specific seizure type in patients with epilepsy, but so is low consumption.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

First FDA-Approved Hypersomnia Drug Data Published First FDA-Approved Hypersomnia Drug Data Published
Lower-sodium oxybate improves idiopathic hypersomnia symptoms and might be a useful first-line therapy or monotherapy or used in combination with alerting agents, newly published data show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Can Supercomputers Really Keep Up With the Human Brain? Can Supercomputers Really Keep Up With the Human Brain?
Data scientists face new challenges as their efforts to examine every single neuron in the human brain place extreme processing demands on supercomputers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Concussion Sequelae Boost Alzheimer's Risk Concussion Sequelae Boost Alzheimer's Risk
Post-traumatic amnesia and chronic vascular lesions are risk factors for subsequent Alzheimer's disease following traumatic brain injury, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 17, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Exercise Slows Progression, Cognitive Decline in Parkinson's Exercise Slows Progression, Cognitive Decline in Parkinson's
The study found moderate-to-vigorous exercise and even ordinary physical activity has a beneficial impact on slowing disease progression and cognitive decline in Parkinson's disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 17, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Grasping Social Cognition May Be Critical in Treating Epilepsy Grasping Social Cognition May Be Critical in Treating Epilepsy
Review sheds light on predictors of social cognitive impairment in this population.First Look (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 17, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Epstein-Barr Virus a Likely Leading Cause of Multiple Sclerosis Epstein-Barr Virus a Likely Leading Cause of Multiple Sclerosis
Epstein-Barr virus is the likely cause of multiple sclerosis, new research confirms. Investigators found the risk of MS increased 32-fold following EBV infection.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Neuromap Toolbox Revolutionizes Brain-Mapping Data Interpretation Neuromap Toolbox Revolutionizes Brain-Mapping Data Interpretation
A novel open-source Python software package gives human brain –mapping researchers a set of standardized workflows to aid interpretation of their data and facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration.First Look (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Outrage, Praise for CMS' Proposed Aducanumab Payment Policy Outrage, Praise for CMS' Proposed Aducanumab Payment Policy
Reaction to the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services'proposed decision to restrict coverage of the controversial and expensive Alzheimer's disease drug aducanumab has been swift and polarized.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Can a Blood Test Predict Prognosis in Intracerebral Hemorrhage? Can a Blood Test Predict Prognosis in Intracerebral Hemorrhage?
Complete blood count parameters may predict mortality in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage, according to a retrospective cohort study.First Look (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 13, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Genetic Variations Explain Essential Tremor Risk Genetic Variations Explain Essential Tremor Risk
New research sheds light on the genetic risk for developing essential tremor ― and how it overlaps with and differs from the genetic risk for Parkinson's disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 13, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

A Young Doctor Explores Near-Death Experiences A Young Doctor Explores Near-Death Experiences
General practitioner Fran çois Lallier, MD, PhD, talks to Medscape France about his dissertation on near-death experiences and why it is important for physicians to be open-minded. (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 13, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Medicare Intends to Limit Payment for Controversial Alzheimer's Drug Medicare Intends to Limit Payment for Controversial Alzheimer's Drug
CMS seeks to limit pay for aducanumab and expected similar follow-on drugs to cases where people are enrolled in clinical trials.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 12, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Alert Source Type: news

Increased Electronic Media Use and Youth Suicidality Increased Electronic Media Use and Youth Suicidality
The increased use of electronic communication among children and teens during the pandemic may come with disturbing consequences.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 11, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

Medicare Premium Hike Reassessed Due to Aduhelm Price Cut Medicare Premium Hike Reassessed Due to Aduhelm Price Cut
HHS chief Becerra announces plans for a reassessment of the Part B premium hike days ahead of expected release of CMS decision on aducanumab coverage.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

FDA OKs New Adult Insomnia Med FDA OKs New Adult Insomnia Med
The approval was based on a phase 3 trial showing daridorexant was associated with improved sleep onset, sleep maintenance, and daytime functioning in adults with insomnia.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Wearable Neuromodulation Device Launched by Teen Siblings Wearable Neuromodulation Device Launched by Teen Siblings
A teenage math prodigy designed a use-anywhere neuromodulation device to ease his sister's chronic pain.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 7, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Psychiatry and Semantics Psychiatry and Semantics
Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 7, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

2021's Top Neurology Studies 2021's Top Neurology Studies
Dr Christoph Diener highlights the data from this past year that you need to know going into 2022.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 7, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Global Dementia Cases to Triple Unless Risk Factors Reduced Global Dementia Cases to Triple Unless Risk Factors Reduced
Researchers estimate dementia prevalence will rise in all 195 countries and territories studied: from 57 million in 2019 to 153 million in 2050 worldwide and from 5.3 million to 10.5 million in the US.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Migraine Comorbidities: What You Need to Know Migraine Comorbidities: What You Need to Know
Drs Buse and Lipton share insights on how an in-depth knowledge of these conditions can help improve disease management.American Headache Society and Medscape (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

10 Reasons Why a'Small' Virus Could Cause Big Problems 10 Reasons Why a'Small' Virus Could Cause Big Problems
Psychiatrist Dara Abraham shares tips on how to talk to your patients about the Omicron variant.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

New Method Could Decrease Time Spent Localizing Epileptogenic Zones New Method Could Decrease Time Spent Localizing Epileptogenic Zones
Resting-state data from stereotactic-electroencephalography makes it possible to localize seizure foci while seizures are not occurring.First Look (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Can Inflammation Profiling Predict Recovery From Long-COVID? Can Inflammation Profiling Predict Recovery From Long-COVID?
A prospective observational study reveals compelling clinical characteristics.First Look (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 5, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Hyperinflammatory States Associated With Brain Injury in COVID-19 Hyperinflammatory States Associated With Brain Injury in COVID-19
Markers of brain injury are detected in patients with COVID, and are associated with the presence of autoantibodies and elevations of proinflammatory cytokines. The study has not yet been peer-reviewed.First Look (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 5, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Confusing Messages on COVID Taking a Psychological Toll Confusing Messages on COVID Taking a Psychological Toll
Psychiatrist Robert London looks at how the confusing messages put forth by the CDC around COVID-19 can affect the public psyche.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 3, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

Pandemic Screen Time Linked to Anxiety, Depression in Older Kids Pandemic Screen Time Linked to Anxiety, Depression in Older Kids
Canadian study doesn't prove that looking at screens is harmful, and they may simply be a greater draw for children who feel more isolated.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 3, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

New Data Support a Causal Role for Depression in Alzheimer's New Data Support a Causal Role for Depression in Alzheimer's
New research shows a genetic basis for the link between depression and increased Alzheimer's risk and identifies brain transcripts and proteins that likely underlie the connection.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 30, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Post-traumatic Epilepsy Common Even After'Mild' TBI Post-traumatic Epilepsy Common Even After'Mild' TBI
Traumatic brain injury, even a so-called"mild" type, can lead to post-traumatic epilepsy up to a year after the injury occurs, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 30, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

National Boom in Dedicated Epilepsy Centers National Boom in Dedicated Epilepsy Centers
The number of accredited epilepsy centers increased by nearly 60% in just 7 years, a new report shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 30, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Whole-plant Cannabis Linked to Large Reduction in Seizures Whole-plant Cannabis Linked to Large Reduction in Seizures
Children with intractable epilepsy treated with whole-plant cannabis-based medical products experienced an 86% decrease in monthly seizures, a small case series reports.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 30, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation in Early Psychosis Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation in Early Psychosis
Low vitamin D is common in patients with early psychosis, but vitamin D supplementation does not appear to improve mental health outcomes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 29, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

New Insight Into Best Meds for Parkinson's Motor Fluctuations New Insight Into Best Meds for Parkinson's Motor Fluctuations
Although dopamine agonists and dopamine reuptake inhibitors (DRIs) may be effective in treating Parkinson's disease and motor fluctuations not controlled with levodopa, not all DRIs are equal.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 29, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Opioid Agonist Therapy Guards Against Self-Harm, Suicide Opioid Agonist Therapy Guards Against Self-Harm, Suicide
Cessation of opioid agonist therapy boosts the risk of self-harm and suicide in the first month after stopping the treatment, highlighting the need for"advanced safety planning" during this critical time.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 28, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Positive Phase 3 Topline Results for Early Parkinson's Drug Positive Phase 3 Topline Results for Early Parkinson's Drug
The novel drug P2B001 is superior to its individual components of pramipexole or rasagiline for early Parkinson's disease ― with less daytime sleepiness, new topline results suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 27, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Formaldehyde Exposure Tied to Cognitive Impairment Formaldehyde Exposure Tied to Cognitive Impairment
Long-term occupational exposure to formaldehyde is linked to cognitive impairment in a'relatively young population,'with a higher risk for longer duration of exposure, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 23, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Even Light Physical Activity Linked to Lower Dementia Risk Even Light Physical Activity Linked to Lower Dementia Risk
Even minimal light exercise may help reduce risk for dementia development in seniors -- regardless of age, sex, and having other comorbidities, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 21, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

COVID-19 and Coping With Superimposed Traumas COVID-19 and Coping With Superimposed Traumas
Psychologist Cassondra Feldman looks at the effects of pandemic-related trauma in concert with other traumatic experiences.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 21, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

Genetic Tests Prompt Therapy Adjustments in Epilepsy Genetic Tests Prompt Therapy Adjustments in Epilepsy
Genetic testing"should be included as part of the standard evaluation of individuals with unexplained pediatric epilepsy" in order to achieve diagnostic precision, experts say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 21, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

For Antiseizure Med: Don't Panic but Beware of Cardiac Risks For Antiseizure Med: Don't Panic but Beware of Cardiac Risks
Although lamotrigine is"still a good drug" in epilepsy, it's crucial to take special precautions in high-risk groups such as older patients and those with cardiac conditions, experts say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 20, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Erenumab Safe, Effective in Preventing Migraine With Aura Erenumab Safe, Effective in Preventing Migraine With Aura
Erenumab significantly reduces the number of monthly migraine days and use of acute migraine-specific medication in patients with episodic or chronic migraine, regardless of aura status.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 20, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Ophthalmologist Who Developed Medical Botox Dies at 89 Ophthalmologist Who Developed Medical Botox Dies at 89
He found the drug, once a poison and a weapon, to be effective for treatment of obscure eye diseases before it became the blockbuster fix for wrinkles and treating excessive perspiration.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 20, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Stroke Rates Climb as Population Ages, Fall Adjusted for Age Stroke Rates Climb as Population Ages, Fall Adjusted for Age
Also, the rate of death from ischemic stroke dropped by one-third over the past three decades, although there was wide variation by geography and country economic status.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 20, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Aducanumab for Alzheimer's Gets Thumbs Down in Europe Aducanumab for Alzheimer's Gets Thumbs Down in Europe
An EMA advisory panel has recommended against approving aducanumab for Alzheimer's saying that, overall, study results did not show the drug was effective for early disease.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 17, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Alert Source Type: news