Neurologist blog 2010
Recent updates are summarized here including new neurology slideshow presentations, video lectures, answered questions and recent neurology research publications with fulltext access. You can search for something specific below.
Important neurology updates are shown below
Ask The Neurologist about your symptoms. Specialists can get teaching and study resources. Our neurology forum only uses board-certifiedspecialists. Fast & smart. Jargon explained.
narcolepsy is a sleep disorder characterized by constant sleepiness and other features known as cataplexy,sleep paralysis, and hallucinations around the time of falling asleep and waking-up
Is it possible that a bullet in the brain would be missed on a CAT scan?
Cluster Headaches are part of a group of primary headaches known as trigemincal autonomic cephalgias. The frequent 24-hour cycling of headaches implicates the hypothalamus (biological clock)
Benign fasciculation syndrome is NOT dangerous but may provoke fear regarding the possibility of ALS
Adult ADHD. Attention deficit disorder with or without hyperactivity does not go away as you grow-up but adults may learn to compensate for it and may even benefit from this so-called "disorder".
Epilepsy Emergency,Epilepsy in the ER, Treatment of seizures in the emergency room setting
Is ritalin addictive? The latest scientific evidence
Hand numbness may occur from anything which disturbs the sensory pathway from the receptors in the skin until the final point of perception in the brain
Anxiety neurology. Many neurological symptoms may be produced or worsened by anxiety such as insomnia,tremor,tics,headache and sensory symptoms
Vertigo cures. Vertigo is a spinning dizzy sensation. Effective self-help methods that patients can try are shown in this video
Study neurology, Neurology-Education resources for Students of Neurology
Brainstem examination, Clinical Evaluation of the Brainstem and Cerebellum
Foot-Drop case report. Patient-based-learning (PBL) Neurology Study program
Parkinsons disease lecture. A lecture regarding this common neurodegenerative condition affecting movement
Lumbar puncture or LP (also known as spinal tap) is important in the diagnosis of infections and certain inflammatory diseases (eg, multiple sclerosis, Guillain-Barre syndrome, vasculitis).
Lupus neurology. Here we deal with all the neurological manifestations of lupus including epilepsy, headache,myelitis neuropathy and psychiatric problems
Cluster headache research :- Recent cluster headache research publications are scanned daily from major neurology journals and updated here
Ritalin side effects
How to treat carpal tunnel syndrome :- the latest research articles
Stroke rehabilitation research
Marijuana and neurology:- Medical Marijuana and Neurology. The latest research, the latest evidence. Updated daily.
Bells palsy treatment:- here we present an important recent research article from a prominent journal relating to bell's palsy treatment
Multiple Sclerosis (MS), What is it? Could I have it? How is it diagnosed? Do I need an MRI? How can I rule it out?
Migraine auras are usually visual distortions occurring before the headache kicks in
Neurology and Gout:- Neurological problems in gout sufferers may be a direct result of the disease or related to drug side effects
TIA or Migraine? Sometimes the symptoms and signs overlapo making it difficult to exclude a stroke-related process in a patient experiencing what is known as a complicated migraine
Tingling tongue:- Could it be a stroke?
Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by compression of a branch of the median nerve as it passes through the carpal tunnel
Headache sometimes signifies a structural problem within the head or brain, much more commonly
Oculomotor palsy results in double vision, asymmetric pupils and a droopy eyelid in its full form
hereditary spastic paraparesis (HSP) is a group of inherited disorders characterized by insidiously progressive lower limb weakness and stiffness (spasticity)
Cerebral palsy occurs from birth and describes the condtion of brain damage which usually affects the motor functioning (and sometimes other functions) of the individual
Neurological-Disability is important to recognize and teat as many neurological disease need to be "lived-with" for an extended period rather than cured in a small amount of time
Scared its ALS:- I have muscle twitches all over my body and I'm scared it is the beginning of ALS.
Epilepsy forums often discuss the best ways to chart the progress of your epilepsy treatment. This is best achieved using an epilepsy chart like the one here.
CVA lecture. A neurology lecture about CVA's (strokes) how they are diagnosed, treated and prevented. Written by a neurologist with expertise in vascular neurology
Alcohol neurology:- Recent alcohol neurology research publications are scanned daily from major neurology journals and updated here
Neuromyelitis optica or Devic disease. The spectrum of NMO is wider and includes recurrent myelitis, optic neuritis and may include brain lesions.
Neuromyelitis optica research, Devic's disease research
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How did urinary problems and sleepiness after surgery alert our experts that there was an urgent problem?
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Recent ALS publications are scanned daily from the major neurology journals and updated here
To get the most out of your Neurology visit for a headache use a headache diary first. You should fill one out for at least a month before your Neurology consult.You can find-out more and also download one here.
Pseudotumor Cerebri is a condition of raised inracranial pressure. Lecture for medical students.
Neurology Clinical Trials. Continually updated rss feed to identify all new and current clinical trials relating to neurology
Latest neurology publications from core neurology journals are posted here
Neurology forum updates from Ask The Neurologist . Com