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08.03.20

FDA Approves ppCBD to Treat Seizures Associated with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
  • KEYWORDS:
  • Cannabidiol
  • FDA Approvals
  • Seizures
  • Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
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Special Report

Palliative Neurology

Neurologists need to have a palliative care skill set.

Jessica M. Baker, MD

News

07.06.20

The Women Neurologist Group and the Alliance for Advancement of Neuroscience Advocate for Continued use of Telemedicine 
  • KEYWORDS:
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Practice management
  • Sleep
  • Stroke

News

06.26.20

FDA Approves Fenfluramine for Treatment of Seizures Associated with Dravet Syndrome
  • KEYWORDS:
  • Dravet syndrome
  • FDA Approvals
  • Fenfluramine
  • Seizures
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Epilepsy Essentials: In-Home EEG During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A pandemic gives us cause to reconsider strengths and limitations of in-home EEG.

Michelle L. Dougherty, MD, FAES, FAAN

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Case Report

Hyperammonemic Crisis

Hyperammonemia is a neurologic emergency that can cause cerebral edema, intracranial pressure crises, and seizures.

Allie Massaro, MD

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Epilepsy Essentials: Postanoxic Myoclonus as a Prognostic Indicator

Is it time to re-evaluate postanoxic myoclonus following cardiopulmonary arrest as a prognostic indicator?

Michelle L. Dougherty, MD, FAES, FAAN

News

04.06.20

Prescription Pharmaceutical Cannibidiol (Epidiolex) No Longer a Controlled Substance
  • KEYWORDS:
  • Cannabidiol
  • Dravet syndrome
  • Epilepsy
  • Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
  • Seizures
  • Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

News

04.01.20

FDA Accepts Supplemental NDA for Cannabidiol to Treat Seizures of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
  • KEYWORDS:
  • Cannabidiol
  • Epilepsy
  • Seizures
  • Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
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Epilepsy Essentials: Metabolic Causes of Neonatal Seizures

A practical approach to treatable causes.

Danielle S. Takacs, MD, and Eli M. Mizrahi, MD

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Cover Focus

Medical Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care in Neurology

It is critical to see transition as a process not simply a moment in time when care is transferred.

Lawrence W. Brown, MD

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Antibody-Mediated Inflammatory Central Nervous System Disorders of Childhood

There is an expanding spectrum of neurologic disease caused by antibody-mediated inflammation that is also seen during childhood.

Duriel I. Hardy, MD, and Sona Narula, MD

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Therapeutic Hypothermia Effects on Brain Development

Therapeutic hypothermia has proven neuroprotective effects for neonates but they remain a high-risk group with continued need for neurodevelopmental screening.

Lila T. Worden, MD, and Shavonne L. Massey, MD, MSCE

This Month's Issue
The Future of Neuromuscular Disorders is Now

Monika Krzesniak-Swinarska, MD

Myasthenia Gravis Treatment

Vanessa Baute Penry, MD, and Rachana Gandhi Mehta, MD

Stroke Snapshot: Poststroke Communication

Neha M. Kramer, MD; Jessica Besbris, MD; and Rima M. Dafer, MD, MPH