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52 months after a suggestive brain scan indicated a strong possibility of CTE in a former NFL player, the diagnosis has been confirmed by autopsy following the ex-players death.
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Primary care physicians (PCPs) remain the gatekeepers of medicine and are on the front-lines of diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of a plethora of conditions. Adult attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed systematically and the initial tool for diagnosis is a 6-item screening...
CO2 micro-ablative laser therapy shows potential to emerge as a new treatment option for certain vaginal and vulvar disorders in the near future.
Eleanor K. Orehek, MD shares details of some new delivery methods for carbidopa/levodopa in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Among the promising new technologies are a credit card-sized wearable pump, an accordion pill that extends the length of time the pill spends in the stomach, and an inhaled...

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45-Year-Old Female with Asymptomatic Solitary Papule

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Researchers from University College London (UCL) are working on a project with the lofty goal of analyzing the entirety of a brain’s neuronal activity in real time. Most estimates place the number of neurons in the average brain somewhere between 70 and 100 billion. Trying to record all of the...
The AMA is augmenting its support of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposals for the second year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) with a friendly-yet-firm push to take steps to improve transitions to value-based payment systems, remove unnecessary obstacles, and increase...
Even when all scientists speak the same language, it can be difficult to decipher new terminology and concepts.
Irene Malaty, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Florida, explains how doctors can help manage their patient’s motor fluctuations. A doctor can prescribe an alterntive medicine if they have a better understanding of the movement disorders’ frequency, timing, and...