A Round-Up of Seven New Neurology Studies
Dr Diener reports on a wide range of studies in neurology and critical care medicine published in February and March, 2018. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - April 24, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

MRI Reveals Brain Differences in Children With ADHD
Cerebral morphometric alterations discriminate between children with and without ADHD against a control group. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - April 20, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Microbes in the Gut Influence Neurodegeneration
Researchers have revised the understanding of microbiota's effect on neurodegeneration and have proposed a new word to describe it: mapranosis. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - April 13, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Diagnosing Autism in Newborns: The 'Wave' of the Future?
Changes in ABR wave patterns can predict autism risk in most babies. Oren Miron talks about this research and his hopes for the future. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - April 6, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

An MS Drug Update
Cutting the risk for natalizumab-related PML, update on disability outcomes with ibudilast, and daclizumab pulled from the global market. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - March 29, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

APOE4 Gene Carriers Benefit From Lifestyle Improvements
Dr Isaacson reviews the findings from Karolinska Institutet's FINGER report that shows how lifestyle changes prevent cognitive decline even in genetically susceptible people who have theAPOE4 gene. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - March 26, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Noninvasive Biomarkers of AD Will Soon Be Reality
Progress is being made in the search for a simple test for Alzheimer disease. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - March 23, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Updates in Stroke, Alzheimer's, Headache, and MS
Dr Diener on a month in neurology research characterized by failures--but also some gains. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - March 9, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

The Facts, Figures, and Faces of Migraine
Headache specialist Dr Lawrence C. Newman discusses how his patients experience migraine and what promising therapies are on the horizon. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - March 6, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Curcumin's Cognitive Benefits Look Convincing
Dr Richard Isaacson on why this new formulation of an ingredient available in most spice racks may be proving effective. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - March 1, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Bill Gates Funds Alzheimer Research, but Was an Opportunity Missed?
Curing Alzheimer is a lofty goal, says Dr Isaacson. But we should also focus on prevention. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - March 1, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

What Does Pfizer Backing Out of Alzheimer Research Mean to the Field?
Despite the abandonment of research by some pharmaceutical companies, Dr Isaacson is very hopeful about the future of Alzheimer disease treatment and prevention. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - February 27, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

A Transformation in Stroke Care
DEFUSE-3 supports a longer window for endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke. Plus, problematic recommendations from new stroke guidelines. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - February 13, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Lifestyle Interventions That Can Decrease Cognitive Decline
Dr Christoph Diener on the 2017 studies that show how even moderate lifestyle interventions can have a major impact. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - February 5, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Finally, a Promising Treatment for Alzheimer's?
New research suggests that gamma-secretase modulators show promise in one-day treating Alzheimer dementia. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - January 30, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Can HRT Relieve Migraines in Symptomatic Women?
New research explores the risk/benefit profile of reproductive hormone therapy in menopausal women with migraine. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - January 18, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

New Neuroscience With Treatment Implications
Dr Alan Jacobs on a new mouse study and its potential therapeutic implications for movement disorders. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - December 28, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

2017's Biggest Breakthroughs in Neurology
Dr Diener presents his picks for 2017's most important breakthroughs in the field of neurology. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - December 21, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Four New Updates in Stroke and Parkinson Disease
Dr Hans-Christoph Diener presents four new neurology studies, two in stroke and two in Parkinson's. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - December 6, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Helping Your Patients Navigate Dementia Trials
Dr Richard Isaacson suggests enrolling patients displaying mild cognitive impairment in a clinical trial as an alternative to off-label drug prescribing. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - September 29, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Five Important New Studies in Neurology
Dr Diener reviews five studies that run the gamut of neurology--from anticoagulant reversal, MS, and carotid stenosis, to temporal arteritis and complications of long-term opioid use. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - September 1, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Low Vitamin D Levels Increases the Risk for Chronic Headaches
Increasing the intake of vitamin D can lower the incidence of headaches in older men. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - August 3, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Managing Pregnant Patients With Multiple Sclerosis
Neurologist Dr Maria Houtchens discusses management approaches to pregnant patients with multiple sclerosis. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - June 30, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Dementia and Sleep Dysfunction: Tips for Practice
Dr Richard Isaacson discusses the relationship between Alzheimer disease and impaired sleep. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - June 26, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

When Drugs and Surgery Don't Work, an Option in Epilepsy
Dr Wilner and epileptologist Dr Jobst discuss two recent studies reporting favorable results of neurostimulation in patients with intractable epilepsy. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - June 26, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Targeting Alzheimer Disease Risk Reduction to Each Patient
Dr Richard Isaacson reviews approaches to reducing Alzheimer disease risk with tailored approaches to patient care. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - June 15, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Dementia Risk and Lifestyle: Making Sense of Conflicting Evidence
Health journalist Max Lugavere and Dr Richard Isaacson discuss the latest evidence around lifestyle approaches to Alzheimer's prevention. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - June 5, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Four Studies on Stroke Treatment and Prevention
Dr Diener discusses recent stroke studies that highlight prevention efforts and where we are falling short. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - May 22, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

From Boston, Two New Stroke Studies
Can a computer qualify someone for endovascular therapy? Should children be given tPA? Dr Mark Alberts on new stroke data. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - May 12, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

In Stroke, a Major Reduction in Door-to-Needle Time
Dr Mark Alberts reviews two studies from AAN 2017 which found that door-to-needle time for tPA in acute stroke can be reduced--often drastically. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - May 4, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Has Precision Prevention Arrived in Alzheimer Disease?
Dr Isaacson provides a wide-ranging overview of important concepts for Alzheimer's disease risk reduction using precision medicine. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - March 31, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Enhancing the Effectiveness of Medical Missions
Dr Wilner and Dr Loh discuss approaches to optimizing the value of medical missions through local partnership and the organization 53rd Week. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - March 31, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Docs Take On Burnout in Neurology
Drs Andrew Wilner and Neil Busis discuss the factors contributing to burnout among neurologists and what can be done about it. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - March 13, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Flawed Studies Define International Stroke Conference
Dr Christoph Diener explains why the latest findings from several major studies failed to impress. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - March 7, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Epilepsy, Stroke, and More Stroke: New Data
Dr Diener reviews recent findings on epilepsy and hypothermia, along with the risk for bleeding associated with anticoagulant medications. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - March 3, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

A Genetic Lead in ADHD
Dr Alan Jacobs reports on the first functional evidence of gene variants with implications for the pathology of ADHD (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - February 27, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Mental Health Docs Must Resist Armchair Diagnoses of Trump
According to Dr Jeffrey Lieberman, history shows a slippery slope away from ethics when psychiatrists, psychologists, and analysts play politics. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - February 23, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

In Defense of Physician-Assisted Dying
Art Caplan speaks with right-to-die pioneer Howard Grossman about new state laws that allow physician-assisted death and the safeguards that keep them from sliding toward euthanasia. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - February 8, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

A Key Indicator in Late-Onset Alzheimer Disease?
Dr Alan Jacobs shares results of a'big data'analysis of biomarkers that may one day have value as therapeutic interventions. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - November 28, 2016 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Does Your Patient Need Both an Opioid and Benzodiazepine?
Dr Whyte warns us to use caution when prescribing opioids with benzodiazepines. Or better yet, avoid their combined use if possible. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - November 18, 2016 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Does Menopause Mean More Migraines?
Dr Alan Jacobs reviews a study that determines whether migraine frequency increases in women during menopausal transition. (Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Neurology Podcast - July 8, 2016 Category: Neurology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts