Take 5 minutes to catch up on NeurologyLive's highlights from the week ending July 15, 2021.
Welcome to NeurologyLive's Friday 5! Every week, the staff compiles 5 highlights of NeurologyLive's widespread coverage in neurology, ranging from newsworthy study findings and FDA action to expert interviews and peer-to-peer panel discussions.
In episode 6 of the NeurologyLive Peer Exchange, "Recognizing and Managing Advanced Parkinson Disease," Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, MD; Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD; Aristide Merola, MD, PhD; Michael J. Soileau, MD, discuss different strategies to manage concerns relating to advanced Parkinson disease including patient education.
"Mind Moments," brings you an exclusive interview with Raman Malhotra, MD, who discussed the AASM's recent position statement calling for a greater emphasis on sleep health in education, clinical practice, inpatient and long-term care, public health promotion, and the workplace due to sleep's critical role in overall health.
The chief medical officer of Scholar Rock described how the investigational apitegromab aims to fill some of the current unmet needs for patients with spinal muscular atrophy, how a complementary approach with apitegromab can alter and improve the SMA treatment landscape, the upcoming phase 3 trial, and why early administration of therapy is crucial for this patient population.
The American Academy of Neurology position statement considers the diagnosis of dementia, problems in decision making, symptoms and behavioral management, and the relationship between dementia care and society.
Elaine C. Wirrell, MD, provides an overview of cannabidiol oral solution for treatment of seizures associated with Dravet syndrome in episode 7 of the NeurologyLive Peers & Perspectives series, "Comprehensive Management of Dravet Syndrome."
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The fourth installment of our webinar series, "The Ever-Changing Face of Multiple Sclerosis," put on in partnership with the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, is set for Wednesday, July 21, at 7:00 PM ET. This time, the conversation will focus on the evolving rehabilitation strategies for patients with MS, and will feature Ahmed Obeidat, MD, PhD; Nicholas C. Ketchum, MD; Francois Bethoux, MD, who aim to share their insight into gait and ambulation issues, spasticity and its management, the incorporation of technology into rehabilitation, and the traditional versus nontraditional approaches,