June-July 2013 - Volume 9 - Issue 3
pp: 6-48

From the Editor


The Waiting Room

Eye On Therapy

The Healthy Brain

Your Questions Answered

Photo Essay

Resource Central

Speak Up

Jack Osbourne

Getting Real: Jack Osbourne Goes Public With Multiple Sclerosis

Childers, Linda

Neurology Now. 9(3):16-19, June-July 2013.

TV star Jack Osbourne—son of rocker Ozzy and media personality Sharon—grew up in the spotlight. When he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) at the age of 26, right after his first child was born, Osbourne bravely chose to remain in the public eye. “MS is a part of my life, but it's not controlling my life, and I hope that bringing attention to my condition will help the global cause,” he says.

Working with Your Doctor

Five Questions to Ask Your Neurologist

Avitzur, Orly

Neurology Now. 9(3):20-26, June-July 2013.

What does my diagnosis mean over the long term? Should I get a second opinion? Orly Avitzur, M.D., Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, explains these and other important questions.


Make It Better

Rukovets, Olga

Neurology Now. 9(3):27, June-July 2013.

In 2004, decades after his diagnosis of MS, Scott Johnson applied his business-world experience to the world of medical research—creating the Myelin Repair Foundation, a national MS organization that is accelerating drug development.


Headaches in Children

Farley, Todd

Neurology Now. 9(3):28-35, June-July 2013.

Headache disorders in children and adolescents present a unique set of problems. “Headaches in children and adolescents are hard to diagnose, and we have few approved drugs for treatment,” says Stephen Silberstein, M.D.

Creator: Editor
Duration: 12:09
Medical journalist Stephanie Stephens interviews Dr. Page Pennell about treating epilepsy in pregnant women