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Nervous System Diseases

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in a Young Man

The neurodegeneration of ALS is relentlessly progressive and presently incurable. Only one medication has been shown to extend life. Here, a case study, including videos.

Nervous System Diseases

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

Cerebro-pontine angle tumor, acoustic neuroma, vestibular schwannoma

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 in a 68-year-old man

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

New PD medications and treatments are being developed and novel uses for existing drugs are being discovered.

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

Is fatigue with MS related to diet? Is alcohol intake tied to lower MS disability and severity? Researchers at AAN 2015 reported on how patients are affected by what they eat and drink.


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