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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

Medical Marijuana Liquid Extract May Bring Hope for Children with Severe Epilepsy

A medicinal liquid form of marijuana may show promise as a treatment for children with severe epilepsy that is not responding to other treatments, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s...
9-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Can Arts, Crafts and Computer Use Preserve Your Memory?

People who participate in arts and craft activities and who socialize in middle and old age may delay the development in very old age of the thinking and memory problems that often lead to dementia, according to a new study published in the April 8,...
1-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Study: Neurologists’ Focus on Face-to-Face Time with Patients Undervalued by Medicare

Most neurologists provide face-to-face care of neurology patients, many of whom have complex condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy and Parksinson’s disease – diseases that require extensive evaluation and management. However, a new...
26-Mar-2015 11:05 AM 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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