Nervous System Diseases

FDA Warns Lamotrigine May Cause Arrhythmias in Persons with Heart Disease
April 02, 2021

Healthcare providers are advised to weigh carefully the risks vs benefits of continuing lamotrigine therapy and not to substitute with another drug from the class.

Seen in the ED: Dysphagia & Floppy Neck
March 12, 2021

Gradually worsening weakness in the shoulders, neck, and face of 4-5 days' duration is the presenting complaint of a man in his 60s. ED physician Brady Pregerson, MD, asks, "What's your diagnosis?"

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.