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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

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.

Find the latest developments in epilepsy research on the pages that follow and test your knowledge by answering some of the difficult questions.

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Graph theory applied to epilepsy, an abbreviated QOLCE, promising new interventions for neonatal seizures, a minipump to deliver drugs—the latest developments in epilepsy diagnosis and patient care.

Proteins linked in a pathway, drugs that may prevent memory loss, the positive role of sleep, a new memory app—check out these latest new concepts in AD diagnosis and treatment.

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.

Potential approaches to devising strategies that may allow amelioration of this disease are revealed in a recent study. But questions remain.

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