HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE CURRENT ISSUE

Movement Disorders Moment: Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder

Ahmad Alsibai, MD; and Jill M. Giordano Farmer, DO

This sleep disorder is a strong predictor for the development of synucleinopathies, including Parkinson’s disease, multiple system atrophy, and dementia with Lewy bodies.

The Importance of Sleep

GUEST MEDICAL EDITOR’S PAGE

Logan Schneider, MD

Sleep has a critical role in brain health and is an essential part of improving neurologic care for all of our patients.

Case Report: Cyclophosphamide as Rescue Agent in Myasthenic Crisis

CASE REPORT

Amanda E. Simon, BS; and Daniel L. Menkes, MD

When patients are refractory to first-line treatments for myasthenic crisis, cyclophosphamide may have benefits and warrants further study.

Sleep & Medical Training

Michael Howell, MD, FAAN, FAASM

“If sleep doesn’t serve an absolutely vital function, it is the greatest mistake evolution ever made.”—Allan Rechschaffen, University of Chicago

NEWS

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Isradipine Shows No Benefit for Parkinson’s Disease

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Clinical Trial of Phosphodiesterase Inhibitor Begins for Treatment of Early Alzheimer’s Disease

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Last Patient Fully Assessed in Trial of Accordion Formulation of Levodopa/Carbidopa for Parkinson’s Disease

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Tofersen for Treatment of Familial Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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Young Blood Plasma for Parkinson's Disease

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Humanized Antibody Targets Tau Protein in Alzheimer’s Disease

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