Episode 57: Invisible Symptoms: Cognition and MS

SAP Partner | <b>Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience</b>

Mind Moments™, a podcast from NeurologyLive®, brings you an exclusive interview with Dhanashri P. Miskin, MD.

Episode 57 of the NeurologyLive® Mind Moments™ podcast is now live! Scroll down to listen or click here to subscribe on your favorite streaming service.

The Mind Moments™ podcast features exclusive interviews with leaders in the field discussing the latest research and disease management strategies across the breadth of neurology, including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson disease, dementia, sleep disorders, and more.

Episode 57, "Invisible Symptoms: Cognition and MS," features an exclusive interview with Dhanashri P. Miskin, MD, clinical assistant professor of neurology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. She offered her insight into the role that cognitive impairment plays as a symptom of multiple sclerosis (MS), the current approach to treatment and management for patients, and what challenges remain for the field to address.

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EPISODE BREAKDOWN

1:25 – Background on cognitive symptoms of MS

4:25 – Prevalence of cognitive issues for patients

6:05 – Current understanding of the driving factors of cognitive issues

8:15 – Management practices and approaches to prevention

13:20 – Tips on talking to patients about preventive approaches

16:30 – Neurology News Minute

19:10 – Challenges in helping patients adjust behavioral habits

23:20 – Advances in tracking cognitive changes in MS

28:00 – Potential role of EBV infection on these processes

30:35 – Most glaring need in addressing cognitive issues in MS

33:55 – COVID's impact on MS

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