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Silent Epidemic? Head Injury May Be Linked to Lasting Sleep Problems

People who have had a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may still have sleep problems a year and a half after being injured, according to a study published in the April 27, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of...
21-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Number of Medical Complaints Before Concussion May Help Predict Recovery Time

Athletes who have medical complaints, like aches and pains, that have no known physical cause may take longer to recover after a concussion, according to a study published in the April 20, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of...
20-Apr-2016 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Announcing the 2016 American Academy of Neurology Research Program Recipients

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the world’s largest association of neurologists, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 AAN Research Program. This year’s program has awarded nearly $3 million...
20-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Number of Medical Complaints Before Concussion May Help Predict Recovery Time

Athletes who have medical complaints, like aches and pains, that have no known physical cause may take longer to recover after a concussion, according to a study published in the April 20, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of...
14-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

AAN Updates Guidelines on Use of Botulinum Toxin for Spasticity, Headache, Other Brain Disorders

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has updated its 2008 guidelines on the use of botulinum toxin for spasticity, cervical dystonia, blepharospasm and migraine headache, based on recent research. The guideline is published in the April 18, 2016,...
14-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Once-a-Day Epilepsy Drug May Prevent Seizures as Well as Twice-a-Day Drug

A new study suggests that an epilepsy drug that can be taken once a day may control seizures as well as a drug that must be taken twice a day, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of...
8-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ultrasound Headset May Be New Way to Recognize Concussion on the Sidelines

Mapping blood flow in the brain of athletes using an advanced form of ultrasound may make it easier to more accurately recognize concussions, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 68th...
11-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Over-the-Counter Drug May Reverse Chronic Vision Damage Caused by Multiple Sclerosis

A common antihistamine used to treat symptoms of allergies and the common cold, called clemastine fumarate, partially reversed damage to the visual system in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) in a preliminary study released today that will be...
8-Apr-2016 11:05 AM 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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