Summary: The Neurology Minute podcast delivers a brief daily summary of what you need to know in the field of neurology, the latest science focused on the brain, and timely topics explored by leading neurologists and neuroscientists. From the American Academy of Neurology and hosted by Dr. Stacey Clardy with contributions by experts from the Neurology journals, Neurology Today, Continuum, and more.
Dr. Halley Alexander discusses the latest developments in automated interpretation of EEGs and identifying IEDs in diagnosis.
In the 2nd part of a 10-part series on stroke and the second part of an interview with Dr. David Thaler, he discusses patient selection for PFO closure.
Dr. Stacey Clardy reports on the re-emergence of cases of eastern equine encephalitis.
Dr. Alberto Ascherio discusses the main takeaways from his paper on physical activity and prodromal features of Parkinson disease.
Dr. Stacey Clardy talks about the main takeaways from her talk on treatment and prevention of NMO.
Dr. Jason Crowell talks about Daylight Savings Time and effects on the brain, from a JAMA Neurology paper by Beth Malow et al., which can be read here: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaneurology/article-abstract/2753446
Dr. Will Rondeau talks with Dr. David Thaler about the current state of PFO closure and stroke prevention, in the first of a ten-part stroke series.
Dr. Teshamae Monteith discusses lasmiditan as a migraine drug for acute migraine attacks.
Dr. Thomas Kilduff provides the main takeaways from his paper on REM sleep–active MCH neuron involvement in forgetting hippocampus-dependent memories. Read the paper in Science: https://science.sciencemag.org/content/365/6459/1308.
Dr. Sylvia Tenembaum discusses whether plasma exchange was safe and effective for children in her study this week in Neurology.
In the eighth part of an extended series with interviewer Dr. David Lapides, Dr. Jon Stone discusses the common pitfalls that occur in conversation with a patient when making a diagnosis of a FND.
Dr. Ted Burns nerve conduction studies in CSF.
Dr. Sashank Prasad and Dr. Marc Dinkin discuss higher cortical visual disorders in the third part of a three-part series. To learn more, read the article "Higher Cortical Visual Disorders" by Drs. Prasad and Dinkin in the October 2019 Neuro-ophthalmology issue of Continuum.
Dr. Christopher Tarolli provides the main take-home points from his talk on symptom burden among individuals with Parkinson disease, from his Neurology: Clinical Practice paper.
Dr. Allan Ropper provides a few take-home points from his talk on neurosyphilis. You can read his NEJM paper here: you can read here: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMx190030.