September/October 2010 - Volume 6 - Issue 5
pp: 4-48

the Waiting Room


Your Questions Answered: ADHD


Your Questions Answered: BRAIN TUMORS


Your Questions Answered: CLUSTER HEADACHES


Your Questions Answered: ACROMEGALY



Exene Cervenka


A Punk Rock Icon Takes on MS

FARLEY, TODD

Neurology Now . 6(5):15-17, September/October 2010.

Her New World: As the lead singer of the Los Angeles band X, Exene Cervenka became a pioneer of the male-dominated punk movement of the 1970s and '80s. She brings the same independent spirit and determination to her battle with multiple sclerosis. Here, she opens up about her struggle to get a diagnosis and how she copes with the disease.

Smell and Taste


When the Nose Doesn't Know

SHAW, GINA

Neurology Now . 6(5):22-23,27-29, September/October 2010.

When the Nose Doesn't Know: Once smell and taste are lost, their importance in everyday life—from detecting spoiled food, to warning of a fire, to enjoying a meal—becomes obvious. Here, a neurologist who shares his patients' loss of smell and taste offers advice on how best to cope with this underappreciated problem.

Als


The CEO of ALS Research

TALAN, JAMIE

Neurology Now . 6(5):30,32-34, September/October 2010.

The CEO of ALS Research: Fitness mogul Augie Nieto is applying his passion and business acumen to the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which he was diagnosed with in 2004. His nonprofit group, Augie's Quest, has now raised more than $23 million-and every dime is applied to finding a cure for ALS.