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Latest Neurology News

Researchers Look to New Alzheimer’s Theories

By Nancy Wurtzel Billions of dollars have been spent searching for a cure or effective treatment for Alzheimer’s and related degenerative brain diseases. Sticky protein plaques formed by beta amyloid […]

Primary Clinicians: Check the Brain’s Vital Signs During Medicare Annual Wellness Visit

By Nancy Wurtzel The brain is the only vital organ not routinely assessed in clinical practice, but that’s changing, especially for patients over 65. Since age is one of the […]

Primary Care Doctors: How to Talk to Patients About Memory Loss

Primary care physicians are often the first health care provider to see memory problems in their patients, often when symptoms are obvious.  However, detecting cognitive issues earlier is challenging because […]

Recommendations Developed for Management of Lyme Disease

The Infectious Diseases Society of America, the American Academy of Neurology, and the American College of Rheumatology have released a draft of their joint clinical practice guidelines for the management of Lyme disease.

Antipsychotic Rx Patterns in Children With ADHD Concerning

While the number of young people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder who are treated with antipsychotic drugs is low, many antipsychotic prescriptions do not appear to be clinically warranted, according to a study published online July 26 in JAMA Network Open.

Non-Hospital-Based Provider-to-Patient Telehealth Use Growing

Use of non-hospital-based provider-to-patient telehealth grew almost 1,400-fold from 2014 to 2018, according to a FAIR Health White Paper.

One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt

Nearly two-thirds of actively practicing physicians are still carrying medical school debt, according to the Medical School Debt Report 2019, published by the staffing firm Weatherby Healthcare.