In this Issue
Technology & Wellness
GUEST MEDICAL EDITOR’S PAGE
There is clear evidence for promoting wellness practices to all patients with neurologic disorders.
By Patricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
By Sam A. Kabbani, MD, CMD, FAADEP
COVER FOCUS: TECHNOLOGY & WELLNESS
Research on the interaction between hormones and seizures supports the importance of helping patients manage stress.
By Graham R. Huesmann, MD, PhD; and Riley Bove, MD
There are evidence-based tools for staying sharp throughout the lifespan.
By Elizabeth Londen, PhD; Thomas Preston, PhD, ABBP-CN; and Brian K. Lebowitz, PhD, ABBP-CN
Seizure detection and alerting devices hold promise for preventing sudden death in epilepsy.
By Cassandra Kazl, MD; and Daniel Friedman, MD, MSc
Braingate technology allows patients with tetrapalegia to move a computer cursor by thinking about it.
With Leigh R. Hochberg, MD, PhD
Treating adult patients with antisense oligonucleotide therapy proven effective in children presents unique challenges.
By Lauren Elman, MD
Should you provide outpatient infusion when a patient’s usual acute migraine therapy doesn’t work?
By Ira M. Turner, MD
A potential new first-in-class treatment affects Bruton’s tyrosine kinase.
By Daniel Kantor, MD, FAAN, FANA
Implantable devices are an emerging option for patients with medically refractory epilepsy who are not surgical candidates.
By Stan Naydin, MD; and Michelle L. Dougherty, MD, FAAN
Physician-investors tend to underperform without professional investment advice.
By David B. Mandell, JD, MBA; and Robert G. Peelman, CFP
SPOTLIGHT TOPIC: DEMENTIA
The second most prevalent form of dementia has effective symptomatic treatments available.
By Arash Salardini, MD
By Javed Khader Eliyas, MD; Karen S. SantaCruz, MD; and Rimas V. Lukas, MD
Investigation of antibody titers is essential for patients who have neuropathy with cerebellar ataxia and do not respond to IVIG treatment.
By Asseel Albayati, MD; Safa AlJammali, MD; Mohammed AlKhero, MD; and Aziz Shaibani, MD
From Practical Neurology to You: gift ideas from the stereotypical to the sublime.