New research suggests that even in the absence of a concussion, blows to the head during a single season of football or ice hockey may affect the brain’s white matter and cognition, or memory and thinking abilities. The study is published in the...
12/4/2013 2:00 PM EST
A vaccine used to prevent tuberculosis in other parts of the world may help prevent multiple sclerosis (MS) in people who show the beginning signs of the disease, according to a new study published in the December 4, 2013, online issue of...
11/26/2013 4:00 PM EST
Scientists may have found a new treatment that can help people with spinal cord injuries walk better. The research is published in the November 27, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
11/21/2013 1:55 PM EST
After a mild concussion, special brain scans show evidence of brain abnormalities four months later, when symptoms from the concussion have mostly dissipated, according to research published in the November 20, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the...
11/12/2013 2:55 PM EST
People in middle age who have a high blood pressure measure called pulse pressure are more likely to have biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease in their spinal fluid than those with lower pulse pressure, according to research published in the November...
11/7/2013 2:00 PM EST
In the largest study on the topic to date, research shows that speaking a second language may delay the onset of three types of dementias. The research is published in the November 6, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the...
10/30/2013 2:00 PM EDT
The American Academy of Neurology has selected 30 neurologists from around the world to attend the prestigious Donald M. Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Forum, January 30-February 2, 2014, in San Diego, Calif. The Forum has become the premier advocacy...
10/30/2013 3:00 PM EDT
Even for people who don’t have diabetes or high blood sugar, those with higher blood sugar levels are more likely to have memory problems, according to a new study published in the October 23, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal...
10/16/2013 1:10 PM 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.
1/23/2012 2:00 PM EST
The American Academy of Neurology has neurotrauma experts available for interviews to discuss critical care and recovery.
1/10/2011 1:55 PM EST
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.
8/17/2010 2:55 PM EDT
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.
5/12/2010 9:00 AM EDT