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Developments in Medical Treatment of Epilepsy

Knowing the different profiles of available treatments can assist in choosing the best-fit medication for each individual.

Lyn Clarito, PharmD

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Genetic Mechanisms of Epilepsy

Understanding gene and protein functions can sometimes guide diagnosis and treatment.

Elina Nikkola, PhD; and Vishal Shah, MD

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The First Seizure

Seizures need to be distinguished from other common differential diagnoses, and seizure type must be determined because it dictates management and counseling.

Christine Hung, MD

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Genomics to Gene Therapy in Neurology

Recent advances in neurogenomics are changing how we practice neurology.

William Renthal, MD, PhD

Epilepsy Essentials: Addressing Global Disparities in
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Epilepsy Essentials: Addressing Global Disparities in Epilepsy Care

Providing regional education is a way for epileptologists to be part of a solution.

Michelle L. Dougherty, MD, FAAN, FAES

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Spinal Muscular Atrophy

A devastating disease now has 2 approved breakthrough treatments available.

Wijdan Rai, MD; and Bakri Elsheikh, MBBS

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Genetic Testing in Neuromuscular Disorders

Understanding ordering and interpretation of genetic tests is paramount for clinical management.

James P. Orengo, MD, PhD; and David R. Murdock, MD

Epilepsy Essentials: Mindfulness and Epilepsy
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Epilepsy Essentials: Mindfulness and Epilepsy

Mindfulness-based therapies may reduce stress, improve depression and anxiety, and reduce seizure frequency.

Janel Schneider, MD

Movement Disorders Moment: Neurodegenerative
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Movement Disorders Moment: Neurodegenerative Spinocerebellar Ataxia

Can we do better than localizing the lesion?

Liana Rosenthal, MD, PhD

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Migraine in Children

Headache is common in children and adolescents and there are exciting developments in diagnosis, classification, and treatment.

Lauren Doyle Strauss, DO, FAHS; and Scott Otallah, MD


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Sleep & Neurodevelopment

Sleep characterization in children may have a role in evaluation for risk of impaired development, behavior, mood, and self-regulation.

Anne M. Morse, DO

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Epilepsy Essentials: New-Onset Refractory Status Epilepticus

Recognizing NORSE as a clinical presentation is meant to lead to improved research and communication that hopefully may improve outcomes eventually.

Michelle L. Doughtery, MD, FAAN, FAES

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Hometown Highlights: Congenital Myasthenic Syndromes

With careful diagnosis, treatment can improve symptoms of congenital myasthenic syndromes.

Andrew G. Engel, MD

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Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders

It is critical to maintain a high index of suspicion for these conditions when evaluating a patient with demyelination to avoid delays in treatment.

Michael J. Bradshaw, MD; and Dorlan Kimbrough, MD

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Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis

Information from clinical trials in children with MS is furthering understanding and improving treatment options for this rare presentation.

Brenda L. Banwell, MD; and Duriel I. Hardy, MD

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2018 Drug and Device Approvals for Neurology

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Seizure Detection and SUDEP Prevention

Seizure detection and alerting devices hold promise for preventing sudden death in epilepsy.

Daniel Friedman, MD, MSc; and Cassandra Kazl, MD

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Treating Stress to Improve Neurologic Outcomes

Research on the interaction between hormones and seizures supports the importance of helping patients manage stress.

Riley Bove, MD, MMSc; and Graham R. Huesmann, MD, PhD

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Epilepsy Essentials: Neuromodulation Devices for Epilepsy

Implantable devices are an emerging option for patients with medically refractory epilepsy who are not surgical candidates.

Michelle L. Dougherty, MD, FAAN; and Stan Naydin, MD

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Wellness and Neurology

There is clear evidence for promoting wellness practices to all patients with neurologic disorders.

Patricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA

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