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Diabetes and Brain Tangles May Be Linked Independently of Alzheimer’s Disease

Diabetes may be linked to the buildup of tangles or tau in the brain, separate from Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study published in the September 2, 2015, online version of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of...
27-Aug-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Awareness of Memory Loss May Decline 2-3 Years Before Dementia Onset

People who will develop dementia may begin to lose awareness of their memory problems two to three years before the actual onset of the disease, according to a new study published in the August 26, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical...
20-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Saliva Test for Stress Hormone Levels May Identify Healthy Older People with Thinking Problems

Testing the saliva of healthy older people for the level of the stress hormone cortisol may help identify individuals who should be screened for problems with thinking skills, according to a study published in the August 19, 2015, online issue of...
17-Aug-2015 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Exercise May be Associated with Reduced Disease Activity in Children with Multiple Sclerosis

A new study suggests children with multiple sclerosis (MS) who exercise regularly may have a less active disease. The research is published in the August 12, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of...
7-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

People with Low Scores on Test of Thinking Skills May Be at Higher Risk for Heart Attack

People with low scores on a test of executive function, the higher-level thinking skills used to reason, problem solve and plan, may be at higher risk of heart attack or stroke, according to a new study published in the August 5, 2015, online issue...
30-Jul-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Prescription for Medical Students: A Day at the Art Museum?

With the growing number of people with Alzheimer’s disease, understanding their care is vital for doctors. Yet medical students often just learn the facts and may only see people with advanced disease who are at the hospital or nursing home. A...
23-Jul-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Does Concussion Impact Men and Women Differently?

New research suggests concussion may not significantly impair symptoms or cognitive skills for one gender over another, however, women may still experience greater symptoms and poorer cognitive performance at preseason testing. The study released...
23-Jul-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Can Migraine Increase Your Risk of Stroke?

New research suggests older people who experience migraines may have an increased risk of stroke, but only if they are smokers. The study is published in the July 22, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of...
23-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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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