Nervous System Diseases

Proton Pump Inhibitors Linked to Cognitive Decline
June 21, 2016

In this Medical News Minute, Dr Bobby Lazzara looks at the impact of PPI use on incident dementia in the elderly.

Migraine Matters: 6 Meeting Highlights
June 16, 2016

This brief slide show toplines key research from the 58th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Headache Society, June 1-4, 2016.

PPIs and Dementia: Is Causality Really There?
April 15, 2016

"Keep calm and carry on" suggests a thoughtful gastroenterologist whose patients continue to ask for reassurance.

More Headache, Less Migraine With Dementia
November 10, 2015

An association was found between headache or non-migrainous headache and later dementia. Not so for migraine.

Senses in Primary Care Top 10: The Eyes Have It
July 15, 2015

Diseases of the nervous system and sense organs-particularly eye and ear disorders-are prime diagnoses that bring patients to your primary care practice.

Insomnia and Autism Fuel a Vicious Cycle
July 13, 2015

Insomnia is the predominant sleep disorder seen in autism spectrum disorder. The deficits of each condition compound those of the other.

Progressive Ataxia in a 68-year-old Man
June 10, 2015

The patient denies vertigo, hearing change, headache or ear pain. Physical exam and past medical history are benign. What does the brain MRI tell you?

Cerebello-pontine Angle Tumor
June 10, 2015

Signs and symptoms may raise suspicion for a posterior circulation stroke.

Stroke Rounds: Depression Doubles Stroke Risk After 50
May 21, 2015

New research suggests that depression and stroke share common cumulative etiologic mechanisms.

6 New Things About the Burden of Stroke
April 29, 2015

Heart scans to ID stroke risk, insomnia reduces quality of life, air pollution may be a cause, women think of stroke as a man’s disease-see these and other developments in stroke science and patient care.