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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

The ultimate cause is found in only about half of patients, so improved understanding of the prognostic and diagnostic features is of high priority.

This treatment may be superior to current treatment for patients with severe multiple sclerosis that is not responding well to standard treatments.

Drugs often involve multiple daily doses with complex dosing regimens, but interventions that have been applied generically to patients with chronic diseases can be applied to these cases as well.

Favorable long-term results for patients with hard-to-treat epilepsy who undergo brain surgery offer good information for decision-making and counseling.

There is no approved screening tool for misophonia, but a case review can lead to a diagnosis. Several treatment options may aid in symptom management.

Scientists are testing alternative therapeutic approaches that may delay disease progression and even protect and regenerate neurons.

Anticholinergics could confer an increased risk, one dependent on the dose and amount of use. Give them to older patients or consider alternatives?

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