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Black, Hispanic Stroke Survivors More Likely to Have Changes in Brain’s Blood Vessels

Intracerebral hemorrhage is a life-threatening type of stroke caused by bleeding within the brain tissue. Survivors are at high risk of having another bleeding stroke. Most of these strokes are caused by changes in the narrowest blood vessels in the...
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Migraine Linked to Increased Risk of High Blood Pressure After Menopause

Women who have migraine before menopause may have an increased risk of developing high blood pressure after menopause, according to a study published in the April 21, 2021, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of...
19-Apr-2021 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Black People May Respond Differently to Common MS Therapy than White People

preliminary study suggests that Black people who have autoimmune neurologic diseases, multiple sclerosis (MS) and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD), may respond differently than white people to a common therapy meant to modulate the...
12-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Half of Kids with Inflammatory Syndrome After COVID-19 Have Neurologic Symptoms

Half of the children who developed the serious condition associated with COVID-19 called multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) had neurologic symptoms or signs when they entered the hospital, according to preliminary research...
12-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How Common Is Stroke in People Critically Ill with COVID-19?

A large, year-long study has found that among people with COVID-19 who were hospitalized in an intensive care unit (ICU), 2% experienced a stroke after they were admitted to the ICU. The preliminary study released today, April 15, 2021, will be...
12-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Your Neighborhood May Affect Your Brain Health

Study Finds Evidence of More Brain Aging in People Living in Disadvantaged Areas
12-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Exercise May Help Slow Cognitive Decline in Some People with Parkinson’s Disease

For people with Parkinson’s disease, problems with thinking and memory skills are among the most common nonmotor symptoms of the disease. A new study shows that exercise may help slow cognitive decline for some people with the disease. The study...
25-Mar-2021 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Leaky Blood-Brain Barrier Linked to Brain Tissue Damage in Brain Aging Disease

As people age, changes in the tiniest blood vessels in the brain, a condition called cerebral small vessel disease, can lead to thinking and memory problems and stroke. These changes can also affect the blood-brain barrier, a layer of cells that...
19-Mar-2021 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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