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July 2023 Neurology Recall: Social Determinants of Health in Neurology

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Release Date: 06/30/2023

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Dr. Howard Goodkin talks with Dr. Alison M. Pack about the new updated guidelines piece on the conclusions and recommendations regarding the effects of antiseizure medications and folic acid supplementation on the prevalence of MCMs, adverse perinatal outcomes, and neurodevelopmental outcomes in children born to PWECP. Read the related article in . This podcast is sponsored by argenx. Visit for more information. Disclosures can be found at .

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Dr. Derek Stitt talks with Dr. Adam de Havenon about the burden of neurologic health care and incident neurologic diagnoses in the year after COVID-19 vs influenza. Read the related article in .  This podcast is sponsored by argenx. Visit for more information. Disclosures can be found at .

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Dr. Vikram Karnik talks with Dr. Rob de Bie about early vs. delayed start of Levodopa in early Parkinson disease, and what it means for clinical practice. Read the related article in . This podcast is sponsored by argenx. Visit for more information. Disclosures can be found at .  

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Dr. Justin Abbatemarco talks with Dr. Alice Tang about the association between immune status and herpes simplex virus encephalitis. Read the related article in .  This podcast is sponsored by argenx. Visit for more information. Disclosures can be found at .

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Dr. Halley Alexander talks with Drs. Jacqueline French and Nora Jandhyala about investigating ED recognition of motor vs. non-motor seizures and its effect on the management and treatment of focal epilepsy in adolescents. Read the related article in . Disclosures can be found at Neurology.org.

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May 2024 Neurology Recall: Topics in Neuro-Oncology show art May 2024 Neurology Recall: Topics in Neuro-Oncology

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The May 2024 replay features four episodes on neuro-oncology for brain cancer awareness month. The episode begins with Dr. Philipp Karschnia discussing the assessment of whether MTHFR polymorphisms affect the risk for leukoencephalopathy. The episode continues with Dr. Ingo Mellinghoff discussing new treatment opinions for isocitrate dehydrogenase (IDH)–mutant grade 2 gliomas. The third interview leads into a conversation with Dr. Linda Liau on the study of vaccine-based therapy for GBM. The episode concludes with Dr. Teddy Totimeh talking about brain tumor programs in Asia and Africa....

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Dr. Justin Abbatemarco talks with Dr. Bob Fox about the relationship between serum neurofilament light chain (sNfL) levels and radiologic multiple sclerosis disease activity. Read the related article in . Disclosures can be found at .

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Dr. Justin Abbatemarco talks with Dr. Ellen Iacobaeus about patient characteristics, disease-modifying therapy, and disability progression in Swedish patients with late-onset MS and adult-onset MS over 2 decades. Read the related article in .   Disclosures can be found at Neurology.org.  

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Dr. Jeff Ratliff talks with Dr. Chris Gibbons about the use of skin biopsies to detect phosphorylated α-synuclein in individuals with synucleinopathies such as Parkinson disease, multiple system atrophy, dementia with Lewy bodies, and pure autonomic failure. Read the related article in .  Disclosures can be found at Neurology.org.

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As part of our "Physician as Patient" series, Dr. Andy Southerland talks with Dr. Amy Hessler about her experience with a ruptured arteriovenous malformation as a 2nd-year neurology resident.  Disclosures can be found at Neurology.org.

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The July 2023 replay of past episodes showcases five interviews on social determinants of health in neurology. The episode begins with an interview with Dr. Heather Leeper on the links between pain and depression with unemployment due to CNS cancer. The episode continues with an interview with Dr. Wyatt Bensken on racial and ethnic difference in antiseizure medication prescription. The next interview is with Dr. Scott Mendelson on race-ethnic disparities in stroke thrombolysis. The fourth interview is with Dr. Vikas Kotagal on neighborhood socioeconomic factors in people with various movement disorders. The final episode is with Dr. Daniel Di Luca on racial and ethnic differences in quality of life among people with Parkinson’s disease.

 

Related Podcast Links:

  1. Links Between Pain & Depression with Unemployment Due to CNS Cancer:  https://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/id/26356875
  2. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Antiseizure Medications Among People with Epilepsy on Medicaid: https://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/id/25916646
  3. Race-Ethnic Disparities in Stroke Thrombolysis: https://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/id/23377391
  4. Social Determinants of Health in Patients with Movement Disorders: https://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/id/26531040
  5. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Quality of Life in Parkinson Disease: https://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/id/27196008

Related Article Links:

  1. Association of Employment Status With Symptom Burden and Health-Related Quality of Life in People Living With Primary CNS Tumors: https://n.neurology.org/content/100/16/e1723
  2. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Antiseizure Medications Among People With Epilepsy on Medicaid: A Case of Potential Inequities: https://cp.neurology.org/content/13/1/e200101 
  3. Race-Ethnic Disparities in Rates of Declination of Thrombolysis for Stroke: https://n.neurology.org/content/98/16/e1596
  4. Neighborhood Social Determinants of Health in Patients Seen in Neurology Movement Disorders Clinics: https://cp.neurology.org/content/13/2/e200142
  5. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health-Related Quality of Life for Individuals With Parkinson Disease Across Centers of Excellence: https://n.neurology.org/content/100/21/e2170

 

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