Latest News from: American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Add to Favorites Subscribe Share
Go to Advanced Search

Showing results

110 of 1602
  • Embargo expired:
    12-Dec-2018 4:00 PM EST

Article ID: 705139

Risk of Dementia Increased Among Female Veterans with TBI, PTSD, Depression

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Female military veterans who have traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder or depression long after their service may be more likely to later develop dementia than female veterans without those conditions, according to a study published in the December 12, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Released:
7-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST
  • Embargo expired:
    28-Nov-2018 4:00 PM EST

Article ID: 704472

Study Finds Biases in Widely Used Dementia Identification Tests

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Quick tests used in primary care settings to identify whether people are likely to have dementia may often be wrong, according to a study published in the November 28, 2018, online issue of Neurology® Clinical Practice, an official journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Released:
27-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST
  • Embargo expired:
    21-Nov-2018 4:00 PM EST

Article ID: 704247

Orange Juice, Leafy Greens and Berries May Be Tied to Decreased Memory Loss in Men

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Eating leafy greens, dark orange and red vegetables and berry fruits, and drinking orange juice may be associated with a lower risk of memory loss over time in men, according to a study published in the November 21, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Released:
19-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST
  • Embargo expired:
    14-Nov-2018 4:00 PM EST

Article ID: 703756

Migraines that Affect Vision May Increase Risk of Irregular Heartbeat

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

People who experience migraine with visual aura may have an increased risk of an irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation, according to a study published in the November 14, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Released:
9-Nov-2018 6:05 PM EST
  • Embargo expired:
    9-Nov-2018 4:00 PM EST

Article ID: 703637

Possible Treatment for Rare Polio-like Illness Shows No Benefit

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Researchers have been searching for possible treatments for the polio-like illness causing paralysis in children, called acute flaccid myelitis. But a new study shows no signal of efficacy for one potential treatment, the antidepressant fluoxetine. The study is published in the November 9, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Released:
8-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST
  • Embargo expired:
    31-Oct-2018 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 703005

Good News! Study Says Life Span Normal When Parkinson’s Does Not Affect Thinking

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

In the past, researchers believed that Parkinson’s disease did not affect life expectancy. But recent studies showed a somewhat shorter life span. Now a new study suggests that when the disease does not affect thinking skills early on, life span is not affected. The study is published in the October 31, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Released:
29-Oct-2018 4:50 PM EDT
  • Embargo expired:
    24-Oct-2018 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 702527

Stressed Out? Study Suggests It May Affect Memory, Brain Size in Middle Age

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Middle-aged people with high levels of a hormone called cortisol in their blood have impaired memory when compared to those with average levels of the hormone, even before symptoms of memory loss started to show, according to a study published in the October 24, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. People with high levels of the hormone also had lower brain volume than those with regular cortisol levels.

Released:
19-Oct-2018 10:05 PM EDT
  • Embargo expired:
    17-Oct-2018 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 702153

Simple Test May Help Predict Long-Term Outcome After Stroke

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

A simple test taken within a week of a stroke may help predict how well people will have recovered up to three years later, according to a study published in the October 17, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Released:
13-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT
  • Embargo expired:
    10-Oct-2018 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 701690

Have an Irregular Heartbeat? You May Have an Increased Risk of Dementia

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

People with a particular kind of irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation may experience a faster decline in thinking and memory skills and have a greater risk of dementia than those without atrial fibrillation, according to a study published in the October 10, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Released:
4-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT
  • Embargo expired:
    3-Oct-2018 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 701351

Sleeping Too Much or Too Little May Affect Stroke Risk Differently Based on Race

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

How many hours people sleep at night may affect their risk of stroke differently based on race, according to a study published in the October 3, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Released:
1-Oct-2018 7:05 AM EDT

Showing results

110 of 1602

Chat now!