July/August 2013



Fresh Approaches to MS Care

New treatment options encourage a fresh approach to patients.

A Q&A with John Corboy, MD, FAAN and Patricia Coyle, MD, FAAN

A Treatment Within

A small Phase I trial sees success using patients’ own altered blood cells to fight immune responses in MS. Is this the future of MS therapy?

A Q&A with Roland Martin, MD

The Effects of Obesity on Brain Structure and Size

An examination of both the pathophysiology of the link between obesity and brain injury, and available strategies that may reverse it.

By Majid Fotuhi, MD, PhD and Brooke Lubinski

Neurologic Tremor Disorders: Causes, Therapies and Possible Future Treatments

Treatment options for tremor range from pharmacotherapy to possibly deep brain stimulation.

By Nader Pouratian, MD, PhD

Prescription Medical Food for Alzheimer’s: A Novel Approach to Neurologic Disease

The potentially confusing category of medical foods may present options for disease management.

By James E. Galvin, MD, MPH


In the Pipeline: Parkinson’s Management: “Now Breath In…”

An inhalable form of levodopa aims to assist during “off” periods

By Zac Haughn, Senior Associate Editor

Video Case Challenge: Myotonia in a 53-Year-Old Man and His Teenage Daughter

Watch the video at PracticalNeurology.net.

By Aziz Shaibani, MD

Patients Prefer Oral Therapy Over Injections

Phase IV data for fingolimod show high levels of patient satisfaction with oral therapy over injectables.

By Zac Haughn, Senior Associate Editor

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About Practical Neurology

Launched in 2002, Practical Neurology is a publication uniquely dedicated to presenting current approaches to patient management, synthesis of emerging research and data, and analysis of industry news with a goal to facilitate practical application and improved clinical practice for all neurologists. Our straightforward articles give neurologists tools they can immediately put into practice.