Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

This Week's Must Reads

Immune Changes in ALS Bear Closer Observation, JAMA Neurol; ePub 2017 Sep 25; Murdock, et al

Detection of Predictors of PD Motor Progression, Lancet Neurol; ePub 2017 Sep 25; Latourelle, et al

Mixed Neuropathologies and Cognitive Decline Link, Neurology; ePub 2017 Sep 22; Brenowitz, et al

FDA Approves Antiepileptic Drug for Age 4 and Older, Sunovion news release; 2017 Sep 14

FDA Approves Spinal Cord Stimulator for Chronic Pain, Medtronic news release; 2017 Sep 18

Sleep Medicine

Sleep Architecture and Risk of Incident Dementia, Neurology; ePub 2017 Aug 23; Pase, et al

Social Media Use Before Bed Affects Sleep , Sleep; ePub 2017 Jul 5; Levenson, Shensa, et al

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Health Policy

FDA Approves Briviact for Partial-Onset Seizures, UCB website; 2016 Feb 19; news release

FDA Approves Perampanel for Tonic-Clonic Seizures, Epilepsy drug previously approved for partial-onset seizures

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Multiple Sclerosis

Nursing Home MS Patients Report Less Fatigue, Int J MS Care; ePub 2017 Mar 7; Younus, et al

People with MS Less Active Than Healthy Controls, Mult Scler Relat Disord; ePub 2017 Feb 1; Kinnett-Hopkins, et al

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Parkinson's Disease

Detection of Predictors of PD Motor Progression, Lancet Neurol; ePub 2017 Sep 25; Latourelle, et al

Plasma HC Linked with Cognitive Function in PD, Parkinson Relat Disord; ePub 2017 Aug 9; Licking, et al

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Movement Disorders

Poor Cognition Linked to Incident Parkinsonism Risk, JAMA Neurol; ePub 2017 Sep 25; Darweesh, et al

ET Caregiver Burden, Correlates Examined, Front Neurol; ePub 2017 Aug 14; Morgan, et al

Read more in Movement Disorders