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01-16-2018

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Women in Business: Dr. Diane Counce - Neurology and Neurodiagnostics of…

01-15-2018


Hoover Sun
Women in Business: Dr. Diane Counce - Neurology and Neurodiagnostics of Alabama
Hoover Sun
Dr. Diane Counce stays on the cutting edge of neurology treatments. From migraines and concussions to seizures and neuropathy, Counce is committed to providing the best relief for her patients' conditions...

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Neurology News - LWW Journals (blog)

01-15-2018


Neurology News
LWW Journals (blog)
Plasma levels of neurofilament-light (NfL) were associated with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) status and severity, according to a study published online on January 10 in Neurology. Currently, there are no validated blood biomarkers for peripheral ...

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The neurology of the uncanny valley - Cosmos

01-12-2018


Cosmos
The neurology of the uncanny valley
Cosmos
The neurological reason most people feel uncomfortable and weird when interacting with a robot that looks almost, but not quite, human has been revealed. Experiencing a sense of discomfort and mild revulsion when meeting a robot designed to look...

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Professionalism: Tackling Diversity in Neurology - LWW Journals

01-11-2018


Professionalism: Tackling Diversity in Neurology
LWW Journals
When Edgar A. Samaniego, MD, was completing his stroke residency, he had a patient from the Middle East who felt uncomfortable with his examining her lower back after a lumbar puncture. Originally from Ecuador, Dr. Samaniego didn't realize that...

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In the Clinic-Multiple Sclerosis: Randomized Clinical Trial Finds Venous Angioplasty Ineffective…

01-11-2018


In the Clinic-Multiple Sclerosis: Randomized Clinical Trial Finds Venous Angioplasty Ineffective for MS
LWW Journals
“In previous observational and case control pilot studies, we assessed some benefits in MS patients who underwent venous angioplasty,” Dr. Zamboni told Neurology Today. “However, the level of evidence was scarce...

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Practice Matters: Medicare Appropriate Use Criteria for Diagnostic Imaging Postponed Two…

01-11-2018


Practice Matters: Medicare Appropriate Use Criteria for Diagnostic Imaging Postponed Two Years
LWW Journals
Among changes in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services delayed implementing its Medicare Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) Program for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging until 2020...

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In the Clinic-Drug Safety: Dose-Dependent Response Found Between Maternal Topiramate Use…

01-11-2018


In the Clinic-Drug Safety: Dose-Dependent Response Found Between Maternal Topiramate Use in Pregnancy and ...
LWW Journals
Researchers identified a dose-dependent higher risk of oral clefts in newborns born to women who had been taking topiramate. Maternal use of topiramate during the first trimester of pregnancy...

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Eculizumab Found Safe and Effective for Myasthenia Gravis - LWW Journals

01-11-2018


Eculizumab Found Safe and Effective for Myasthenia Gravis
LWW Journals
Eculizumab, a drug that blocks the complement cascade, is safe and effective in reducing symptoms in patients with generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG) who have not responded to the standard treatments used in the autoimmune disease, according...

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CMH welcomes family nurse practitioner to neurology clinic - Springfield News-Leader

12-23-2017


Springfield News-Leader
CMH welcomes family nurse practitioner to neurology clinic
Springfield News-Leader
Citizens Memorial Hospital announces the appointment of Family Nurse Practitioner Daniel Ferguson, NP-C, to CMH Neurology Clinic and Missouri Memory Center. Ferguson joins Board Certified Neurologist Curtis P. Schreiber, M.D.; Physician Assistant ...

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2017's Biggest Breakthroughs in Neurology - Medscape

12-21-2017


Medscape
2017's Biggest Breakthroughs in Neurology
Medscape
Dear colleagues, I am Christoph Diener, a neurologist from the University of Essen in Germany. This is my review of the most important developments in the field of neurology in 2017. Epilepsy. An interesting study was published in the New...

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