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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

Test yourself on symptoms of Löfgren syndrome, comorbdities of Down syndrome; complications of diabetes, and more in this week’s quiz.

This week’s quiz questions challenge you to determine the cause of an infant’s “strange breathing” based on a chest film, to come up with the most common cause of chronic cough in children, to be a dermatologic detective, among other things.

Neurofibromatosis, neuroretinitis, neurologic complications of Down syndrome, Lhermitte-Duclos disease, neurosarcoidosis—find insights here for defeating nervous system disorders.

PCOS

PCOS; Charles Bonnet syndrome; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ... questions about these 3 conditions and 2 others: see how accurately you can answer this week’s quiz questions.

Aerobic exercise not only improves cardiorespiratory fitness in patients with stroke but also may have a beneficial effect on neuroplasticity and improve motor recovery.

The results of a new study indicate that a simple self-management intervention may improve patients’ cognitive performance.

Screening for and then treating obstructive sleep apnea may help improve seizure control in epilepsy, a new study shows.

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