Neurological problems

Browse neurology news, education and analysis by neurological problems subsections - attention deficit hyperactivity disorder(ADHD); narcolepsy; ALS, Huntington's disease, amyloid neuropathy; Alzheimer’s; epilepsy; multiple sclerosis; Parkinson's disease, parkinsonism; restless legs syndrome and headache/migraine

Clinical Review: Myasthenia gravis
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Clinical Review: Myasthenia gravis

The characteristics of myasthenia gravis, key diagnostic features and how to manage...

GPs delivering late-stage dementia care denied specialist support

GPs delivering late-stage dementia care denied specialist support

GPs are being forced to play the main role in caring for patients with late-stage...

Draft NICE neurological advice could benefit 34m GP consultations

Draft NICE neurological advice could benefit 34m GP consultations

NICE has launched draft guidance to support GPs in treating patient with neurological...

Clinical review - Autistic spectrum disorders

Clinical review - Autistic spectrum disorders

This article discusses common presentations, core features and behaviours that may...

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - Clinical review

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - Clinical review

Questions to ask if a GP suspects ADHD. By consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist...

Paediatric medicine - Tourette's syndrome

Paediatric medicine - Tourette's syndrome

This condition has a wide variation in severity. By Professor Amanda Kirby

Paediatric Medicine - Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Paediatric Medicine - Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

ADHD can seriously affect children's lives and teamwork is vital to good management,...

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Narcolepsy

Clinical Review: Adult obstructive sleep apnoea

Clinical Review: Adult obstructive sleep apnoea

Contributed by Mr Rohit Kumar, specialist registrar in otolaryngology-head and neck...

Evidence base: Narcolepsy

Evidence base: Narcolepsy

A summary of the clinical trials, guidelines, key texts and online resources to help...

Clinical Review: Narcolepsy

Clinical Review: Narcolepsy

Contributed by Dr Paul Reading, consultant neurologist, The James Cook University...

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ALS, Huntington's disease, amyloid neuropathy

Clinical Review: Huntington's disease
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Clinical Review: Huntington's disease

Contributed by Rachel Taylor, nurse consultant, The National Hospital for Neurology...

Evidence base: Huntington's disease

Evidence base: Huntington's disease

A summary of the clinical trials, guidelines, key texts and online resources to help...

Clinical Review - Motor neurone disease

Clinical Review - Motor neurone disease

Contributed by Dr Clare Wood-Allum, lecturer in neurology and honorary registrar,...

More ALS, Huntington's disease and amyloid neuropathy articles

Alzheimer’s

Clinical review: Acoustic neuroma

Clinical review: Acoustic neuroma

Diagnosis and management of acoustic neuroma, including possible risk factors, common...

Hyperprolactinaemia: diagnosis and management

Hyperprolactinaemia: diagnosis and management

Raised prolactin levels and their management, including clinical presentations, recent...

Multiple sclerosis: clinical review
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Multiple sclerosis: clinical review

This article, updated by Dr Wallace Brownlee, discusses how to make a diagnosis of...

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Epilepsy

Epilepsies in infants and children

Epilepsies in infants and children

An overview of epilepsies in infants and children, including the clinical features...

Epilepsy - Clinical review
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Epilepsy - Clinical review

How to identify, assess and manage epilepsy, and differentiate it from other neurological...

Epilepsy campaign targets seizure-free control for thousands

Epilepsy campaign targets seizure-free control for thousands

Patients with epilepsy will be encouraged to ask their GP for a treatment review...

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Multiple sclerosis

NICE rules out cannabis product on prescription in UK

NICE rules out cannabis product on prescription in UK

The cannabis-based drug initially approved for use on the NHS in Wales should not...

Cannabis-based MS drug made available on NHS in Wales
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Cannabis-based MS drug made available on NHS in Wales

Clinicians in Wales can now prescribe a cannabis-based medicine to treat muscle spasms...

Botulinum injections arrest MS tremors

Botulinum injections arrest MS tremors

Botulinum toxin can prevent debilitating tremors among patients with MS, research...

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Parkinson's disease

Red flag symptoms: Tremor

Red flag symptoms: Tremor

Symptoms of tremor may be physiological or pathological and can display varying degrees...

Studies suggest possible future treatments to reverse Parkinson's

Studies suggest possible future treatments to reverse Parkinson's

Scientists have found 'vital new evidence' towards halting the progression of Parkinson's...

Clinical Review - Parkinson's disease

Clinical Review - Parkinson's disease

Contributed by Dr Benjamin Simpson, specialist registrar in neurology and Professor...

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Restless legs syndrome

RCGP Curriculum - 15.7 Neurological Problems

RCGP Curriculum - 15.7 Neurological Problems

This section of our curriculum guide refers to statement 15.7, Neurological Problems,...

Case study: Strange pain and tingling in lower legs

Four criteria permit the diagnosis of restless leg syndrome, writes Dr Julian Spinks

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Headache & migraine

Red flag symptoms: Headaches
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Red flag symptoms: Headaches

Differentiate causes of primary and secondary headaches.

Red flag symptoms: Loss of consciousness

Red flag symptoms: Loss of consciousness

It is essential to elucidate any preceding symptoms.

Red flag symptoms: Dizziness

Red flag symptoms: Dizziness

Dr Suneeta Kochhar explains how to spot serious causes of dizziness.

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