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As clinicians, we can daily apply knowledge learned from a few patients with pure amnesia to patients we see often—those who have memory deficits, such as so-called Mild Cognitive Impairment and neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's.

Here, view results of CT of the head and axial FLAIR and axial diffusion-weighted MRI studies. What is in your differential? What is your diagnosis?

James M. Chamberlain, MD

There’s no apparent difference in efficacy or safety between anti-epileptic drugs diazepam and lorazepam in treating pediatric status epilepticus (SE)—a finding that challenges the results of some studies.

The frequency of migraine attacks is higher in women during perimenopause and postmenopause than in premenopause, a new study shows.

Despite comedians’ assertions to the contrary, sex-associated headaches are not funny. But medications can help relieve or even prevent them.

This debilitating disease has significant effects on family relationships as well as the person, a new study shows.

The Alzheimer drug may help repair some damage caused by stroke. In a rodent model, treated animals showed improved motor behavior and restored sensory mapping in the cortex. Here, more about the proposed mechanism.

The rate of diagnostic accuracy is lower in early disease and higher in later disease and is improved by medication response and other factors.

Samuel Pleasure, MD, PhD

Recent studies are showing that patients with autoimmune associated epilepsy may respond favorably to immunosuppression and that many of affected patients lack the full-fledged syndromes that have received so much attention.

A new study puts a final nail in the coffin for the hypothesis that chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency is neither specific or causative for multiple sclerosis.


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