Neurology Minute show

Neurology Minute

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 Stacey Clardy, MD, PhD, FAAN, with contributions by experts from the Neurology journals, Neurology Today, Continuum, and more.

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Podcasts:

 Functional neurologic disorders, pt. 9 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:46

In the ninth part of an extended series with interviewer Dr. David Lapides, Dr. Jon Stone discusses the documentation of findings and how to wrap up a patient visit when working with functional neurologic disorders.

 Continuum pearls: myasthenia gravis, pt. 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:55

Dr. Emma Ciafaloni discusses myasthenia gravis in the second part of a three-part series. To learn more, read the article "Myasthenia Gravis and Congenital Myasthenic Syndromes" by Dr. Ciafaloni in the December 2019 Muscle and Neuromuscular Junction Disorders issue of Continuum. 

 Continuum pearls: myasthenia gravis, pt. 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:34

Dr. Emma Ciafaloni discusses myasthenia gravis in the first part of a three-part series. To learn more, read the article "Myasthenia Gravis and Congenital Myasthenic Syndromes" by Dr. Ciafaloni in the December 2019 Muscle and Neuromuscular Junction Disorders issue of Continuum. 

 Three-year follow-up of prospective trial of focused ultrasound thalamotomy for essential tremor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:15

Dr. Casey Halpern provides the main takeaways from his paper ona three-year follow-up of prospective trial of focused ultrasound thalamotomy for essential tremor.

 Statins and neuroprotection in ICH | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:46

In the continuation of a series on stroke, Dr. Andy Southerland discusses whether statins provide protection against intracerebral hemorrhage. 

 Automated interpretation of EEGs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:03

Dr. Halley Alexander discusses the latest developments in automated interpretation of EEGs and identifying IEDs in diagnosis.

 PFOs and stroke, pt. 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:39

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.

 Eastern equine encephalitis re-emergence | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:12

Dr. Stacey Clardy reports on the re-emergence of cases of eastern equine encephalitis. 

 Physical activity and prodromal features of PD | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 55

Dr. Alberto Ascherio discusses the main takeaways from his paper on physical activity and prodromal features of Parkinson disease.

 NMO treatment and prevention | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:40

Dr. Stacey Clardy talks about the main takeaways from her talk on treatment and prevention of NMO. 

 Daylight Saving Time and the Brain | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:46

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 

 PFO closure and stroke prevention | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:18

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. 

 Lasmiditan for acute migraine attacks | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:23

Dr. Teshamae Monteith discusses lasmiditan as a migraine drug for acute migraine attacks. 

 REM sleep–active MCH neuron involvement in forgetting hippocampus-dependent memories | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:33

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. 

 Indicators of improvement in pediatric demyelination | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:43

Dr. Sylvia Tenembaum discusses whether plasma exchange was safe and effective for children in her study this week in Neurology.

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