September 3, 2016 /

Neurology is a very important part of the Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, and Physician Assistant Board exams and can be challenging at first for many students. In this post, we will review a few key nuggets that will help you …
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August 30, 2016 /

Earlier this morning, celebrated Hollywood actor Gene Wilder passed away due to complications from Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), which afflicts over 5 million US residents and more than 40 million people worldwide. In this post, we take a closer look at …
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July 27, 2016 /

All the ice water bucket dumping 2 summers ago has led to the harvesting of a key gene discovery in the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Multiple media outlets reported on this development this week, including Daily Mail, The …
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December 24, 2015 /

This Christmas marks the release of a likely Academy Award contender highlighting the medical research community’s exposing of the brutal damage done to the brains of former professional football players. In addition to being a well-reviewed film, Concussion, starring Will …
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November 3, 2014 /

As we close out #NeuroWeek, let’s take a look at Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIA), a diagnosis found within the neurology syllabus of the ABIM and USMLE Step 3 exams. According to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, TIA is defined …
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November 24, 2013 /

As we begin #NeuroWeek in our preparation of the ABIM and Internal Medicine Shelf exam review, here is a question directly out of the Knowmedge QVault. Give it your best shot and then see below for the answer.   67-year-old …
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November 3, 2013 /

As we begin #InfDiseaseWeek in our preparation of the ABIM and Internal Medicine Shelf exam review, here is a question directly out of the Knowmedge QVault. Give it your best shot and then see below for the answer.   45-year-old …
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September 8, 2013 /

The clever comic strip “Rhymes with Orange” from the September 5, 2013 funny pages mentions Alzheimer’s, a disease found in the Neurology and General Internal Medicine sections of the ABIM Internal Medicine Exam blueprint:     Here, we provide you …
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September 3, 2013 /

Just in time for Knowmedge’s ABIM Neurology Week, the makers of one of the most widely used headache pain relievers, made an important announcement late last week.     The familiar Tylenol bottles lining the analgesia and cold/flu aisles of …
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September 2, 2013 /

Neurology is an extremely important part of the Internal Medicine ABIM Board exam. According to the ABIM exam blueprint, Neurology comprises ~4% of the exam. This week we kickoff our focus on Neurology. Make sure to follow us on Twitter …
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