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Alzheimer’s Plaques Found in Middle-Aged People with Brain Injuries

A new study suggests that people with brain injuries following head trauma may have buildup of the plaques related to Alzheimer’s disease in their brains. The research is published in the February 3, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical...
29-Jan-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Growth Factor in Brain Tied to Slower Mental Decline

Older people with higher amounts of a key protein in their brains also had slower decline in their memory and thinking abilities than people with lower amounts of protein from the gene called brain-derived neurotrophic factor, or BDNF, according to...
25-Jan-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

MS Drug Tied to Rising JC Virus Antibody Levels

People who take the drug natalizumab for multiple sclerosis may have up to a 10 times greater risk of developing a risk biomarker for activity of a virus that can lead to an often fatal brain disease, according to a study published in the January...
25-Jan-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

How Much Does African-American Race Play a Role in Stroke Risk?

Even though young African-Americans are at three times greater risk of a first stroke than their white counterparts, they may not be at a higher risk for a second stroke, according to a study published in the January 20, 2016, online issue of...
15-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

High Levels of Urate in Blood Associated with Lower Risk of Parkinson’s Disease

Men who have high levels of urate, also known as uric acid, in their blood may be less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease, according to a study published in the January 13, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American...
8-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Taking Vitamin D May Benefit People with MS

Taking a high dose of vitamin D3 is safe for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and may correct the body’s hyperactive immune response, according to a study published in the December 30, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of...
23-Dec-2015 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Hepatitis C Tied to Increased Risk of Parkinson’s

The hepatitis C virus may be associated with an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a study published in the December 23, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology....
18-Dec-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New AAN Tools Remind Parents, Coaches and Players: “When in Doubt, Sit It Out”

As the nation expands its conversation about sports concussion this week, the American Academy of Neurology, the world’s most trusted authority on concussion, will host a TweetChat at 1 p.m. ET, Monday, December 28, to help educate parents,...
23-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST 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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