August 2019

The Future of Focused Ultrasound: Movement Disorders and Beyond

August 30, 2019

Cover Story

The implementation of focused ultrasound has been practice changing in tremor, but the various arenas in which this technology can be used opens up new treatment avenues for a range of neurological disorders.

Characterizing Cognitive Impairment in Epilepsy: Chicken or the Egg?

August 29, 2019

Features

Targeting research in cognitive impairment in epilepsy primarily on seizures themselves suggests that a patient’s comorbid problems will resolve with seizure control, though that is not always the case.

Reshaping Insomnia Treatment Via the Orexin Receptor Pathway

August 28, 2019

Features

As new dual orexin receptor antagonists become available to treat sleep disorders, time will tell whether this new class of drugs will fulfill its promise for a disorder plagued by underdiagnosis and indifference.

Looking to the Future of Stroke Care: Protection and Restoration

August 27, 2019

Features

Interest in advancing research in stroke therapeutics has historically come in fits and starts. Now with intravenous tPA and thrombectomy in regular use, experts are looking to get a step ahead of the damage.

Exploring Alternative AED Dosing to Boost Treatment Adherence

August 26, 2019

Clinical Viewpoint

Rodney Allan Radtke, MD, professor of neurology at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, discussed some of the new therapeutic options available to help improve tolerance and adherence challenges that clinicians commonly face in epilepsy practice.