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Is Huntington’s Disease More Common Than We Thought?

More people may have the potential to develop Huntington’s disease than previously thought, according to a study published in the June 22, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. But the...
16-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Having a Relative with Epilepsy May Increase Your Risk of Being Diagnosed with Autism

Having a first-degree relative with epilepsy may increase a person’s risk of being diagnosed with autism, according to a study published in the June 15, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
16-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Drug to Prevent Migraine May Start Working in Days

A new drug to prevent migraine was associated with fewer headache hours for people with chronic migraine within three to seven days after the first injection, according to a study published in the June 8, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the...
2-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Are Drops in Estrogen Levels More Rapid in Women with Migraine?

Researchers have long known that sex hormones such as estrogen play a role in migraine. But there’s been little research on how that works. Do women with migraine have higher estrogen levels in general? Higher levels at the peak of the monthly...
27-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Immune Genes Tied to Common, Deadly Brain Cancer

Researchers have identified a group of immune system genes that may play a role in how long people can live after developing a common type of brain cancer called glioblastoma multiforme, a tumor of the glial cells in the brain. The research is...
20-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Drug Used for Pain, Anxiety May Be Linked to Birth Defects

A drug commonly used to treat pain, epilepsy, anxiety and other brain health disorders may be associated with an increased risk of major birth defects, according to a study published in the May 18, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical...
16-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MS Drug Mitoxantrone May Be Linked to Increased Risk of Colorectal Cancer

The multiple sclerosis (MS) drug mitoxantrone may be associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer, according to a study published in the May 11, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology....
5-May-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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