Case Report 14 March 2017 Dr Tram Bui, Dr Ana Llado, Dr Kate Scrivener

Case Report: Why is she falling?

A previously mobile woman experiences increasing falls and spasms after her stroke. Helen, aged 74, presents with a six-month history of progressive decline in mobility and frequent falls.
How to Treat 17 February 2017 Professor Simon Broadley, Dr Andrew Swayne
Case Report 24 January 2017 Dr Penny Gosling

The patient with worsening migraines

Alison is a 43-year-old woman who presented with increasing frequency of her classical migraine. She reported migraines on four of the preceding five days, with a baseline frequency of 2-3 migraines a year.
Case Report 22 November 2016 Dr Piyumi Wijesundera et al

Why did this patient stroke?

Nick, a 63-year-old farmer with a history of paroxysmal AF diagnosed five years ago, presented with sudden-onset vertigo, dysarthria and left-sided cerebellar signs.
Therapy Update 18 August 2016 Rinaldo Minniti

How to recognise alcohol-related brain injury

Brain changes due to alcohol misuse are often misdiagnosed or not recognised. The behavioural manifestations of alcohol and other drug use are well known, especially in the context of intoxication. However, the ‘hidden', long-term effects are less well known.
Therapy Update 12 July 2016 Professor Gary Browne

How to recognise concussion in young people

Recognition of concussion can be difficult in young people as the symptoms and signs are non-specific. Tony is a previously well 14-year-old elite male rugby player.
Therapy Update 30 June 2016 Dr Daniel Schweitzer

How to manage end-of-life care in the face of cognitive decline

End-of-life planning issues can be difficult to manage.
How to Treat 10 June 2016 Dr Claire Ellender, Dr John Swieca
How to Treat 29 April 2016 Dr William Huynh, Professor Matthew Kiernan
Therapy Update 08 April 2016 Associate Professor Vicki Kotsirilos

Reducing migraine pain and disability

Migraine management may include lifestyle changes such as stress reduction, exercise, stretching and sleep management. In addition, CBT, avoiding drugs such as codeine and high caffeine intake, use of pharmaceutical drugs and hormones all play a role.