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Distinguished Movement Disorders Researchers to Lead Fresco Institute at NYU Langone…

10-16-2017


Markets Insider
Distinguished Movement Disorders Researchers to Lead Fresco Institute at NYU Langone Health
Markets Insider
Dr. Frucht, who joined NYU Langone in August as Professor of Neurology, also has been appointed director of the division of Parkinson's and Movement Disorders and associate chair of neurology, faculty...

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Neurology Today - LWW Journals - LWW Journals (blog)

10-10-2017


Neurology Today - LWW Journals
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KANSAS CITY, MO—A thorough neurological exam may be more effective than ordering diagnostic tests in suspected cases of functional acute neurological ...

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72 Hours and a Category 3 Hurricane: As Harvey Hit, Houston…

10-08-2017


72 Hours and a Category 3 Hurricane: As Harvey Hit, Houston Neurologists Stood Firm
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When Kyan Younes, MD, a fourth-year neurology resident at the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston, arrived for his scheduled call at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center on Saturday, August...

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Professionalism: For Small, Solo Practices, Support Is On the Way -…

10-08-2017


Professionalism: For Small, Solo Practices, Support Is On the Way
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The article discusses the challenges that US neurologists in solo and small group practices face and discusses AAN resources to help support them. For 12 years, Elaine C. Jones, MD, FAAN, was a poster...

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If Approved, Aimovig Could Strengthen Amgen's Neurology Portfolio - Market Realist

10-07-2017


Market Realist
If Approved, Aimovig Could Strengthen Amgen's Neurology Portfolio
Market Realist
In September 2017, Amgen presented new data from the pivotal Phase 2 trial with Aimovig, which demonstrated additional evidence of the safety and efficacy of Aimovig for the prevention of a migraine. Presently, Aimovig is...

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Neurology Today Conference Reporter: CNS Annual Meeting - LWW Journals (blog)

10-06-2017


Neurology Today Conference Reporter: CNS Annual Meeting
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KANSAS CITY, MO—Constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) — a therapy that has been found to strengthen weakened arms after stroke — can help children with cerebral palsy (CP) gain functions, as well, but few of the pediatric...

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Child Neurology Society meets in Kansas City - KSHB

10-04-2017


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Child Neurology Society meets in Kansas City
KSHB
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Some of the brightest minds in the world are in Kansas City this week. The Child Neurology Society is meeting at Crown Center to try and tackle neurological issues in children. Bill Trescher, the...

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PD-1 Therapy for Cancer Increases Risk for Neurological Complications - Neurology…

10-03-2017


Neurology Advisor
PD-1 Therapy for Cancer Increases Risk for Neurological Complications
Neurology Advisor
Anti-programmed death 1 (PD-1) therapy is associated with a small risk for neurological complications among patients treated for metastatic cancer, according to a retrospective study reported in JAMA Neurology. Researchers included 347 patients who...

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The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 9/21/17 - Neurology…

09-22-2017


The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 9/21/17
Neurology Advisor
The Handoff is a weekly roundup of neurology news covering various developments in subspecialties, the pharmaceutical industry, and the overall state of health care as it affects neurologists. — Despite a delay from Hurricane Irma...

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Leaders Move to Tackle Burnout in Neurology, Psychiatry - Medscape

09-19-2017


Medscape
Leaders Move to Tackle Burnout in Neurology, Psychiatry
Medscape
Burnout and emotional exhaustion are a national problem among all US physicians. But the issue is receiving increasing attention from national stakeholders and the federal government. This past spring, psychiatry and neurology organizations came ...

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