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In Old Age, Lack of Emotion and Interest May Signal Your Brain Is Shrinking

Older people who have apathy but not depression may have smaller brain volumes than those without apathy, according to a new study published in the April 16, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of...
4/9/2014 2:00 PM EDT

Older People with Faster Decline In Memory and Thinking Skills May Have Lower Risk of Cancer Death

Older people who are starting to have memory and thinking problems, but do not yet have dementia may have a lower risk of dying from cancer than people who have no memory and thinking problems, according to a study published in the April 9, 2014,...
4/3/2014 12:00 PM EDT

Running, Cardio Activities in Young Adulthood May Preserve Thinking Skills in Middle Age

Young adults who run or participate in other cardio fitness activities may preserve their memory and thinking skills in middle age, according to a new study published in the April 2, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the...
3/26/2014 3:00 PM EDT

Guideline: Medical Marijuana in Pill Form or Oral Spray May Ease Some MS Symptoms; Little Evidence Other Complementary or Alternative Therapies Work

A new guideline from the American Academy of Neurology suggests that there is little evidence that most complementary or alternative medicine therapies (CAM) treat the symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). However, the guideline states the CAM...
3/19/2014 4:30 PM EDT

Diabetes in Middle Age May Lead to Brain Cell Loss Later in Life

People who develop diabetes and high blood pressure in middle age are more likely to have brain cell loss and other damage to the brain, as well as problems with memory and thinking skills, than people who never have diabetes or high blood pressure...
3/11/2014 2:50 PM EDT

FREE Brain Health Fair Coming to Philadelphia April 26 – Register Now

World-class neurologists are coming to Philadelphia to host a FREE Brain Health Fair for all area residents and their families on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at the Philadelphia Convention Center. This once-in-a-lifetime event presented by the...
3/19/2014 2:10 PM EDT

Vote for Your Favorite 2014 Neuro Film Festival Video!

You can now watch and vote for your favorite video in the 2014 Neuro Film Festival at http://www.NeuroFilmFestival.com. The Neuro Film Festival is an annual contest presented by the American Brain Foundation to help raise awareness about why more...
3/19/2014 2:00 PM EDT

Meta-Analysis: Any Blood Pressure Reading Above Normal May Increase Risk of Stroke

Anyone with blood pressure that’s higher than the optimal 120/80 mmHg may be more likely to have a stroke, according to a new meta-analysis published in the March 12, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy...
3/5/2014 11:00 AM EST

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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.
1/23/2012 2:00 PM EST

Neurotrauma Experts Available

The American Academy of Neurology has neurotrauma experts available for interviews to discuss critical care and recovery.
1/10/2011 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.
8/17/2010 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.
5/12/2010 9:00 AM EDT

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