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People with Depression May Be More Likely to Develop Parkinson’s Disease

People with depression may be more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease, according to a large study published in the May 20, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
15-May-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Medical Marijuana Pill May Not Be Effective in Treating Behavioral Symptoms of Dementia

MINNEAPOLIS – A new study suggests that medical marijuana pills may not help treat behavioral symptoms of dementia, such as aggression, pacing and wandering. The research is published in the May 13, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical...
13-May-2015 4:00 PM EDT

Challenging Work Tasks May Have an Upside for the Brain

Professionals whose jobs require more speaking, developing strategies, conflict resolution and managerial tasks may experience better protection against memory and thinking decline in old age than their co-workers, according to a new study published...
28-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Demanding Jobs May Increase Survival in Frontotemporal Dementia

People with more demanding jobs may live longer after developing the disease frontotemporal dementia than people with less skilled jobs, according to a new study published in the April 22, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of...
16-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

New Guideline on How to Treat the One in 10 Who Experience a First Seizure

In order to help doctors treat the millions of people who experience their first seizure each year, the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society have released a new guideline on how to treat a first seizure. The guideline is...
16-Apr-2015 10:05 PM EDT

Epilepsy Drug May Preserve Eyesight for People with MS

A drug commonly taken to prevent seizures in epilepsy may surprisingly protect the eyesight of people with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 67th Annual...
9-Apr-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Heavy Snoring, Sleep Apnea May Signal Earlier Memory and Thinking Decline

Heavy snoring and sleep apnea may be linked to memory and thinking decline at an earlier age, according to a new study published in the April 15, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The...
10-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Experimental Drug That May Repair Nerve Damage in MS Moves Forward

A new study suggests that an investigational drug for multiple sclerosis (MS) may repair myelin, the fatty material that protects nerves and is damaged in MS, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of...
9-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

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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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