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Lower-extremity Dynamometry as a Novel Outcome Measure in a Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Feasibility Trial of Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) for HIV-associated Myelopathy

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

by Jessica Robinson-Papp, MD, MS; Mary Catherine George, MM, PhD; Alexandra Nmashie, MD; Donald Weisz, PhD; and David M. Simpson, MD Drs. Robinson-Papp, George, Nmashie and Simpson are with the Department of Neurology and Dr. Weisz is with the Department of Neurosurgery—all from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, New […]

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The Benefit of Mirtazapine in the Treatment of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy in a Young HIV-positive Patient: A Case Report

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

by Carola Mullins, MD; Jorge Miranda, MS; Hugo Sandoval, PhD; Luis Ramos-Duran, MD; and Silvina B. Tonarelli, MD Drs. Mullins , Sandoval, and Ramos-Duran are with the Department of Radiology, Dr. Miranda is with the Paul Foster School of Medicine, and Dr. Tonarelli is with the Department of Psychiatry— all with Texas Tech University Health […]

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Cognitive Impairment Associated with Cancer: A Brief Review

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

by J. Cara Pendergrass, PhD; Steven D. Targum, MD; and John E. Harrison, BSc (hons), PhD, Cpsychol, CSCI Drs. Pendergrass and Targum are with Bracket Global and Clintara LLC, A Bracket Company, in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Harrison is with the Alzheimer’s Center and Department of Neurology, Neuroscience Campus Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam, […]

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Wants Talk Psychotherapy but Cannot Talk: EMDR for Post-stroke Depression with Expressive Aphasia

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

by Jeffrey Guina, MD, and Cathryn Guina, BSN, RN, CNRN Dr. Jeffrey Guina is with the Department of Psychiatry, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio, and the 88th Medical Group, Wright-Patterson Medical Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. Ms. Cathryn Guina is with the Neuroscience Institute Stroke Program, Kettering Memorial […]

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Letter to the Editor: Pneumocephalus: Is the needle size significant?

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dear Editor: Pneumocephalus was first described in 1866, and the term was coined in 1914.[1] It is also known as a pneumatocele or intracerebral aerocele and may be classified as simple or tension pneumocephalus. The most common causes are craniofacial trauma, neoplasm, infection, surgical intervention, and barotrauma. Pneumocephalus has been documented most often following lumbar […]

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Letter to the editor: Marijuana on the brain— a concern

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dear Editor: Marijuana is one of the most common illegal drugs consumed in the United States. Its use is growing in popularity, especially among young people, partly because of increasing legalization, decriminalization, and the utility of medicinal marijuana. Recreational marijuana differs from medical marijuana in that it has a higher concentration of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THC […]

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Letter to the editor: Stroke Telerehabilitation in Sicily: a cost-effective approach to reduce disability?

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dear Editor: Various surveillance systems are used to identify stroke and its sequela around the world, yet it is clear that stroke remains one of the top causes of mortality and long-term disability.[1] The disease generates a substantial proportion of direct (i.e., related to the goods and services for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation) and […]

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Vol. 51 (December 28, 2017): New Discoveries in Neurodegenerative Diseases

| December 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Welcome to The Neuroscience Report where each week we will highlight a specific topic in neuroscience and provide you with links to 5 journal articles, 5 news articles, and 5 wildcard picks. Brought to you by Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience—your source for peer-reviewed, evidence-based information. This week’s topic: Discoveries in Neurodegenerative Diseases 5 Journal Articles Pathogenesis and […]

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