Neurologic Disorders Resource Center

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Live Coverage of PAINWeek 2014

Exclusive access to live, onsite coverage of up-to-date evidence-based scientific findings in pain management.

Benzodiazepines and Alzheimer's Risk

Benzodiazepine use is associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease.

Wrist Device Helps Parkinson's Patients

The first wrist-worn device has received FDA approval to assess and monitor symptoms of Parkinson's disease that impact movement.

Blood Type and Cognitive Impairment

Blood group AB and higher factor VIII are associated with increased incidence of cognitive impairment.

Fish Oil for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

For patients with drug-resistant epilepsy, low-dose fish oil can reduce seizures compared with placebo.

MS Symptoms Worsen with Salt

High sodium intake is associated with increased disease activity in multiple sclerosis (MS).

Breathalyzer to Detect Concussions?

Researchers have proposed a breathalyzer test that could detect chemicals present in athletes’ breath that indicate a brain injury.

Brain Workaround for Alzheimer's

Scientists believe that they may have discovered why some individuals with beta-amyloid buildup retain normal cognitive function.

News

Cholinesterase Inhibitors for Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review

While the use of a cholinesterase inhibitors (ChI) in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) may improve cognitive function and reduce the risk of falls, there is also a potential for worsening of motor features.

Brain Workaround for Alzheimer's Markers Discovered

Scientists believe that they may have uncovered an explanation as to why some individuals with beta-amyloid buildup retain normal cognitive function, while others develop dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

New Wrist-Worn Device Monitors Parkinson's Symptoms, Sends Medication Reminders

Global Kinetics Corporation has announced that it has received marketing clearance for their Personal KinetiGraph (PKG), the first wrist-worn device approved in the U.S. to improve the assessment and monitoring of symptoms of Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders that impact movement.

Could a Breathalyzer Detect Concussions?

Researchers from the University of Birmingham in the U.K. have proposed a breathalyzer test that could detect chemicals present in athletes' breath that indicate a brain injury.

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Cholinesterase Inhibitors for Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review

Cholinesterase Inhibitors for Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review

While the use of a cholinesterase inhibitors (ChI) in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) may improve cognitive function and reduce the risk of falls, there is also a potential for worsening of motor features.

How to Negotiate Better Payer Contracts

How to Negotiate Better Payer Contracts

Providers should look up Medicare reimbursement rates for their practice's locality.

Brain Workaround for Alzheimer's Markers Discovered

Brain Workaround for Alzheimer's Markers Discovered

Scientists believe that they may have uncovered an explanation as to why some individuals with beta-amyloid buildup retain normal cognitive function, while others develop dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

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