First Choice Neurology

First Choice Neurology

BAN2401 Phase 3 Clinical Trial Starting April 2019

We are enthusiastic about the results of the BAN2401 phase 2 clinical trial for dementia. The study assessed changes from baseline to 18 months in biomarkers measuring the underlying disease pathophysiology, including changes in amyloid accumulated in the brain as measured by amyloid PET (positron emission tomography). The clinical endpoints of Alzheimer’s Disease Composite Score…

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

There are an estimated 2.8 million people treated for traumatic brain injury or brain injuries in the United States each year. Children are at the highest risk of brain injuries. A brain injury is a blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the function of the brain. The most…

Parkinson’s Disease Study from The Michael J. Fox Foundation

A new online Parkinson’s disease study is available from The Michael J. Fox Foundation by Fox Insight. Fox Insight is an online clinical study where people with Parkinson’s disease and their loved ones share information that could transform the search for better treatments. By joining Fox Insight you can help shape the future of Parkinson’s research…

Selecting the Right Health Insurance Plan

By Dr. Antonio Mesa Selecting the right health insurance plan is a very important decision that can have a major impact on a person’s health and quality of life. The ideal plan covers all the services one needs at a reasonable price. Unlike articles written by marketing departments, this article discusses how a physician would…

Dr. Carlos Ramirez-Mejia on Univision

Univision interviewed Dr. Carlos Ramirez-Mejia on July 25 to discuss cannabis treatment. Medical marijuana: how this child uses controversial treatment to deal with seizures. Neurologist Carlos Ramírez-Mejia explained on Univision how the regular treatment of cannabis received by Bruno helped him control the more than 300 seizures he suffered daily. Similarly, he detailed how this plant…

Is Sleep The New Sex? No, It’s Much More Important!

Is Sleep The New Sex? No, It’s Much More Important! By Timothy L. Grant, M.D., F.A.A.S.M. Sleep. Some of us take it for granted, those who claim they fall asleep like a baby “as soon as their head hits the pillow”. I remember my grandfather informing the rest of the family of how he only…

Jupiter Medical Center New Stroke Program

Jupiter Medical Center Foundation announced today a $5 million gift from an anonymous donor that will help the hospital become a designated Comprehensive Stroke Center. This gift will enable Jupiter Medical Center to provide world-class stroke care close to home when seconds count. Jupiter Medical Center also has recruited Jennifer Buczyner, MD, a board-certified neurologist, as…

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