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Can Learning Stress-Reducing Techniques Help Reduce Seizures?

Learning techniques to help manage stress may help people with epilepsy reduce how often they have seizures, according to a study published in the February 14, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of...
9-Feb-2018 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

What Happens When Women Stop MS Treatment During Pregnancy?

Two new studies look at the effects of stopping the newer, stronger drug natalizumab for multiple sclerosis (MS) during pregnancy. Natalizumab is generally prescribed for people with MS who have not responded to or cannot tolerate other treatments...
2-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Balance Exercises May Help People with Multiple Sclerosis

A special program that involves balance and eye movement exercises may help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) with their balance problems and fatigue, according to a study published in the January 31, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical...
26-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Drug May Help Those with Dementia with Lewy Bodies

New help may be on the way for people with dementia with Lewy bodies, which is the second most common neurodegenerative type of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. The disease can cause movement problems and issues such as hallucinations in...
19-Jan-2018 9:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Grinding Your Teeth? Botulinum Toxin May Help

People who grind or clench their teeth in their sleep, a condition known as bruxism, may get help from injections of botulinum toxin, according to a small study published in the January 17, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of...
12-Jan-2018 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Are There Signs of CTE in the Brain Tissue of Younger People with Epilepsy?

Younger adults with difficult-to-treat epilepsy may have early signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in their brain tissue, but it appears to be uncommon, according to a small, preliminary study published in the January 10, 2018, online issue of...
5-Jan-2018 4:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Caffeine Level in Blood May Help Diagnose People with Parkinson’s Disease

Testing the level of caffeine in the blood may provide a simple way to aid the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, according to a study published in the January 3, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of...
28-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Does Dosing of Drug for Mom Make a Difference for Baby’s Risk of Cleft Lip, Palate?

Taking a higher dose of topiramate during the first three months of pregnancy may increase a baby’s risk of cleft lip or cleft palate more than when taking a lower dose, according to a study published in the December 27, 2017, online issue of...
22-Dec-2017 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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5-Aug-2015 9:55 AM EDT

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

The American Academy of Neurology has neurotrauma experts available for interviews to discuss critical care and recovery.
10-Jan-2011 1:55 PM EST

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

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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