Neuro News Roundup: Parkinson & Cognitive Function

January 4, 2017
Mark L. Fuerst

Orthostatic hypotension’s effect on cognition in Parkinson disease, testing patients with epilepsy who can drive safely, and carotid web are covered.

Three new neurology studies show that orthostatic hypotension appears to cause cognition disturbances in Parkinson disease; video testing with electroencephalograph monitoring may determine which epilepsy patients can drive safely, and carotid web may be an underappreciated risk factor for stroke.