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Letter to the Editor: Beyond Robotics and Virtual Reality: It’s Time to go Back to the Patient!

Letter to the Editor: Beyond Robotics and Virtual Reality: It’s Time to go Back to the Patient!

| July 1, 2021

Dear Editor: There is great scientific activity regarding robotics, virtual reality (VR), telehealth, and digital medicine.1–2 A “mischievous” point of view could tell that they are running after the real life, like the poor boy’s finger in the Harlem Dam hole. Evidence-based medicine, cost/efficacy ratio, and consensus papers are trying to put the hat over […]

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Letter to the Editor: Beware of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome in COVID-19 Pandemic

Letter to the Editor: Beware of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome in COVID-19 Pandemic

| July 1, 2021

Dear Editor: I read with great interest the recent article by Buttar et al1 detailing fatal consequences of the chronic neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) from the United States. The authors prescribed the challenges of treating psychiatric patients with the possibility of NMS. They also indicated that ethnic groups concerning metabolic enzyme polymorphisms for antipsychotics, such […]

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Cerebellar Atrophy Associated with Primary Sjögren’s Syndrome: Diagnosis, Therapy, and Virtual Reality Rehabilitation: A Case Report

Cerebellar Atrophy Associated with Primary Sjögren’s Syndrome: Diagnosis, Therapy, and Virtual Reality Rehabilitation: A Case Report

| July 1, 2021

by Emanuele Lo Voi, PhD; Giorgio Carmelo Basile, MD; Alessia Bramanti, PhD; Giuseppe Paladina, Annalisa Militi, MD; Daniele Bruschetta, MD; Angelo Alito,MD; Filippo Cavallaro; Salvatore Bertino, MD; and Demetrio Milardi, MD, PhD Drs. Lo Voi, Bramanti, and Paladina are with the IRCCS Centro Neurolesi Bonino Pulejo in Messina, Italy. Drs. Basile, Militi, Bertino, and Milardi […]

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Pudendal Neuralgia: The Need for a Holistic Approach—Lessons From a Case Report

Pudendal Neuralgia: The Need for a Holistic Approach—Lessons From a Case Report

| June 1, 2021

by Simon Gabriël Beerten, MD, MSc, and Rocco Salvatore Calabrò, MD, PhD Dr. Beerten is with the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at KU Leuven in Leuven, Belgium. Dr. Calabrò is with IRCCS Centro Neurolesi Bonino Pulejo in Messina, Italy. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: The author has no […]

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A Rare Case of Fahr’s Syndrome in a Patient with Secondary Hypoparathyroidism and Neuropsychiatric Symptoms

A Rare Case of Fahr’s Syndrome in a Patient with Secondary Hypoparathyroidism and Neuropsychiatric Symptoms

| June 1, 2021

[Protected] by Eirini Beneki, MD, MSc; Xenofon Papazarkadas, MD, MSc; Achillefs Karras, MD,MSc; Konstantinos Kalantzis, MD, MSc; and Konstantinos Tsatiris, MD, MSc Drs. Beneki and Tsatiris are with the Department of Cardiology at Karditsa General Hospital  in Karditsa, Greece. Dr. Papazarkadas is with the Department of General Surgery at the Hospital of Valais (CHVR) in Sion, […]

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A Case Report on Robot-aided Gait Training in Primary Lateral Sclerosis Rehabilitation: Rationale, Feasibility and Potential Effectiveness of a Novel Rehabilitation Approach

A Case Report on Robot-aided Gait Training in Primary Lateral Sclerosis Rehabilitation: Rationale, Feasibility and Potential Effectiveness of a Novel Rehabilitation Approach

| June 1, 2021

[Protected] by Simona Portaro, MD, PhD; Laura Ciatto, PT; Loredana Raciti, MD, PhD; Enrico Aliberti, MSc; Riccardo Aliberti,  Msc; Antonino Naro MD, PhD; and Rocco Salvatore Calabrò, MD, PhD All authors are with IRCCS Centro Neurolesi “Bonino-Pulejo” in Messina, Italy. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: The author has no conflicts of interest […]

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder—Issues of Misdiagnosis and Missed Diagnosis in Black Youth: A Case Report

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder—Issues of Misdiagnosis and Missed Diagnosis in Black Youth: A Case Report

| June 1, 2021

[Protected] by Gokce Ergun, PhD; Michelle S. Schultz, PsyD;  and Eman K. Rettig, PsyD Drs. Ergun and Schultz are with the School of Professional Psychology at Wright State University  in Dayton, OH. Dr. Rettig is with the Division of Behaviroal Medicine and Clinical Psychology at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center in Cincinnati, OH. FUNDING: No funding […]

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Brain Health Executives: A Transdisciplinary Workforce Innovation—A Commentary

Brain Health Executives: A Transdisciplinary Workforce Innovation—A Commentary

| June 1, 2021

by Harris A. Eyre, MBBS (hons.), PhD; Michael Berk, MD, PhD; Erin Smith; Jeffrey Cummings, MD, ScD; and Mark Heinemeyer, MSc Dr. Eyre and Mr. Heinemeyer are co-founders of the PRODEO Institute. Dr. Eyre is with the PRODEO Institute in San Francisco, California; the Institute for Mental and Physical Health and Clinical Translation (IMPACT) and […]

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Energy Drink Use in Adolescents With and Without ADHD: Trends and Influences

Energy Drink Use in Adolescents With and Without ADHD: Trends and Influences

| June 1, 2021

[Protected] by Chiranjir Narine, MD; Jennifer Weller, PhD; and Kathleen Mathieson, PhD, CIP Dr. Narine is the Medical Director of Valleywise Behavioral Health/District Medical Group in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Weller is the Research Director in the Child Psychiatry Department at Valleywise Behavioral Health/District Medical Group. Dr. Mathieson is an Associate Professor with the Doctor of Health […]

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Rat Lung Worm Disease Caused by Angiostrongylus Cantonensis: A Review of Clinical and Diagnostic Characteristics and Lessons from a Severe Case in Hawaii

Rat Lung Worm Disease Caused by Angiostrongylus Cantonensis: A Review of Clinical and Diagnostic Characteristics and Lessons from a Severe Case in Hawaii

| June 1, 2021

[Protected] by Sittichai Khamsai, MD; Kathleen Howe, MSc; Pewpan M. Intapan, MD; Wanchai Maleewong, PhD; Verajit Chotmongkol, MD; and Kittisak Sawanyawisuth, MD, PhD Drs. Khamsai, Chotmongkol, and Sawanyawisuth are with the Department of Medicine at Khon Kaen University in Khon Kaen, Thailand. Drs. Intapan and Maleewong are with the Department of Parasitology at Khon Kaen University […]

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