Apr 4, 2016
1) Mid-life exercise blood pressure, heart rate and fitness relate to brain volume two decades later2) What's Trending: Antibiotic-associated encephalopathy 3) Topic of the month: Migraine awareness seriesThis podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Burns interviews Dr. Nicole Spartano about her paper on the mid-life exercise blood pressure, heart rate and fitness and how it relates to brain volume two decades later. Dr. Ted Burns is interviewing Dr. Shamik Bhattacharyya for our “What's Trending” feature of the week about his paper on antibiotic-associated encephalopathy. Dr. Tesha Monteith interviews Dr. Aarno Palotie about the topic of migraine genetics: What have we learned. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Jeff Burns serves on the editorial board for Journal of Alzheimer's Disease; receives royalties for the publications of Early diagnosis and treatment of mild cognitive impairment and Dementia: An atlas of investigation and diagnosis; is a consultant for PRA International and receives research support from the NIH, Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Elan, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., Wyeth, Pfizer Inc, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Danone, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Merck Serono and for clinical trials.Dr. Spartano receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Ted Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; and has received research support for consulting activities with UCB, CSL Behring, Walgreens and Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Dr. Monteith serves as an editorial advisory board member for Neurology Now and receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Palotie serves as a member of the Pfizer Genetics Scientific Advisory Panel; receives research support from Finnish Academy, European Union NIH, NINDS, Juselius Foundation and Finnish Foundation for Cardiovascular Research.