Neurologic Disorders Resource Center

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Marijuana Smoking, Brain Changes

A study has found that in young people, even occasional marijuana smoking can alter the regions of the mind pertaining to motivation and emotion.

Statins and Alzheimer's in T2D Patients

For patients with type 2 diabetes, statin therapy may decrease the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, but not non-Alzheimer dementia.

Definition of Epilepsy Updated by ILAE

A new definition of epilepsy resolves some lingering issues from the 2005 definition to improve the practicality of diagnosis for clinicians.

Universal Cognitive Impairment Screening

The USPSTF has found insufficient evidence to weigh the benefits and harms of universal screening for cognitive impairment in older adults.

Can Statins Help Treat MS?

A study points to a potentially new treatment option for secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (MS).

Chronic Sleep Loss and Brain Injury

Chronic sleep loss could potentially lead to irreversible damage to the brain.

Blood Test Predicts Alzheimer's, Dementia

A novel blood-based biomarker test has been shown to predict the likelihood of a healthy individual developing MCI or Alzheimer's disease.

Chart: Multiple Sclerosis Treatments

Review this new chart on multiple sclerosis treatments for quick information when you need it.

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Acetazolamide and Low-Sodium Diet Improve Vision

The combination of acetazolamide and a low-sodium weight-reduction diet modestly improves visual field function in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) and mild visual loss, compared to diet alone.

Lorazepam No Better Than Diazepam for Epilepsy in Kids

Lorazepam should not be preferentially used over diazepam in pediatric patients with convulsive status epilepticus.

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Acetazolamide and Low-Sodium Diet Improve Vision

Acetazolamide and Low-Sodium Diet Improve Vision

The combination of acetazolamide and a low-sodium weight-reduction diet modestly improves visual field function in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) and mild visual loss, compared to diet alone.

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