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Is Parkinson’s Care via Telemedicine as Effective as Going to the Clinic?

For people with Parkinson’s disease, seeing a neurologist by video conference from their homes may be as effective as their usual in-person care with their local physician, according to a new study published in the August 16, 2017, online issue of...
11-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Men, Not Women, May Be Having Fewer Strokes

The overall rate of stroke in the United States has been declining in recent years and while that has been good news, a new study suggests it may be primarily good news for men. The research, published in the August 9, 2017, online issue of...
4-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Method May Help Predict Risk of Bleeding After Stroke

A new scoring method may help predict who is at high risk of serious bleeding after a stroke, according to a study published in the August 2, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
27-Jul-2017 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Is It Alzheimer’s Disease or Another Dementia?

A new method may help determine whether a person has Alzheimer’s disease or frontotemporal dementia, two different types of dementia that often have similar symptoms, according to a preliminary study published in the July 26, 2017, online issue of...
26-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Healthy Heart in 20s = Healthy Brain in 40s

People who take care of their heart health in young adulthood may have larger brains in middle-age, compared to people who do not take care of their heart health, according to a study published in the July 19, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the...
14-Jul-2017 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MMA Fighters, Boxers May Have Signs of Long-term Brain Injury in Blood

Boxers and mixed martial arts fighters may have markers of long-term brain injury in their blood, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s Sports Concussion Conference in Jacksonville, Fla.,...
10-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What Do High School Principals Know About Concussion?

When it comes to helping high school student athletes recover from concussion, support is needed beyond the athletic field. It is also essential when they return to the classroom. A new study examining principals’ perceptions about concussion will...
10-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Moms Who Breastfeed May Have Reduced Risk of MS

Mothers who breastfeed for a total of at least 15 months over one or more pregnancies may be less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) compared with those who don’t breastfeed at all or do so for up to four months, according to a study...
6-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

AAN neurologist expert available to speak about epilepsy as Coach Jerry Kill announces his retirement

28-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT

As football season begins, AAN offers Super Bowl Champion Ben Utecht for interviews about concussion: "When in Doubt, Sit it Out"

5-Aug-2015 9:55 AM EDT

Stroke Neurologist Expert Immediately Available to Discuss Condition and Treatment After Illinois Senator Mark Kirk Experiences Stroke

Expert neurologist immediately available to discuss stroke after news that Illinois Senator Mark Kirk has experienced a stroke.
23-Jan-2012 2:00 PM EST

Neurotrauma Experts Available

The American Academy of Neurology has neurotrauma experts available for interviews to discuss critical care and recovery.
10-Jan-2011 1:55 PM EST

Experts Available on Head Trauma and ALS

The American Academy of Neurology has neurology experts in Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis and head injury available to speak about the latest findings regarding the two conditions in the Journal of Neuropathology & Experimental Neurology.
17-Aug-2010 2:55 PM EDT

Neurologist Available to Speak About Stroke

A stroke spokesman for the American Academy of Neurology is available to speak about stroke related to Vice President Joe Biden's oldest son suffering a mild stroke.
12-May-2010 9:00 AM EDT

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