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Journal watch: The neuropsychiatry of Parkinson’s disease: advances and challenges

850 567 Maggie Ford, MD

The Background Although Parkinson’s disease (PD) is well known for its motor symptoms its associated neuropsychiatric symptoms should not be overlooked.1 Neuropsychiatric symptoms are common in all stages of PD, can increase over time,2 and…

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What is the link between the gut microbiome and Alzheimer’s disease?

2560 1920 Maggie Ford, MD

Adding to Brainwork’s existing dossier of articles covering the relationship between neurological conditions and the gastrointestinal tract,1-4 the present article will examine a connection between…

Is it the chicken or the egg: a causality dilemma, which comes first dementia or epilepsy?

2560 1702 Maggie Ford, MD

Epilepsy with dementia or dementia with epilepsy Two recent studies have had contradictory results regarding the relationship between dementia and epilepsy.1,2 Johnson et al. 2020…

Journal watch: Long-term risk of Parkinson disease following influenza and other infections

2560 1700 Maggie Ford, MD

The Background The connections between prior influenza and other infections to the risk of developing Parkinson disease (PD) have been contentious.1   The Objective This…

Neuropalliative care: a new field and a new way to improve patient quality of life

2560 1920 Maggie Ford, MD

The missing link between neurology and palliative care Neuropalliative care is a young and developing subspecialty of both palliative care and neurology, in which the…

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Courses

Myotonic Disorders

In this course, accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) and the Swiss Medical Association (FMH), a healthcare professional will provide the participant with an overview of myotonic disorders.

 

Management of Epilepsy during Pregnancy

In this course, accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) and the Swiss Medical Association (FMH), healthcare professionals will provide the participant with a clear understanding of the important considerations for women with epilepsy when planning a pregnancy.

Prognosis and Treatment Strategy in RRMS

In this course, accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) and the Swiss Medical Association (FMH), healthcare professionals will provide the participant with an overview of the applications of machine learning approaches to stroke diagnosis and monitoring.

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