Our News on Newswise

Does Using Your Brain More at Work Help Ward Off Thinking, Memory Problems?

The harder your brain works at your job, the less likely you may be to have memory and thinking problems later in life, according to a new study published in the April 17, 2024, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American...
15-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

More than Half a Million Global Stroke Deaths May Be Tied to Climate Change

A changing climate may be linked to growing death and disability from stroke in regions around the world, according to a study published in the April 10, 2024, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
4-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Earlier Menopause Plus High Cardiovascular Risk May Lead to Cognitive Problems Later

Earlier menopause combined with higher risk of cardiovascular disease is linked to an increased risk of thinking and memory problems later, according to a new study published in the April 3, 2024, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of...
28-Mar-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Could AI Play a Role in Locating Damage to the Brain After Stroke?

Artificial intelligence (AI) may serve as a future tool for neurologists to help locate where in the brain a stroke occurred. In a new study, AI processed text from health histories and neurologic examinations to locate lesions in the brain. The...
21-Mar-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Is the Burden of Neurologic Disease Higher After Influenza or COVID-19?

People who have an influenza infection are more likely to need medical care for neurologic disorders within the next year than people who have a COVID-19 infection, according to a study published in the March 20, 2024, online issue of Neurology®,...
18-Mar-2024 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Do Astronauts Experience “Space Headaches”?

Space travel and zero gravity can take a toll on the body. A new study has found that astronauts with no prior history of headaches may experience migraine and tension-type headaches during long-haul space flight, which includes more than 10 days in...
8-Mar-2024 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Do Veterans Who Experience Concussions Have an Increased Risk of Alzheimer’s?

Middle-age veterans who experienced concussions due to blasts from explosive devices may have biomarkers in their spinal fluid similar to people who develop Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study published in the March 13, 2024, online...
8-Mar-2024 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Black People Half as Likely to Be Evaluated for Genetic Testing as White People

Genetic testing has become a more common way to diagnose and manage many neurologic conditions including dementia, Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy, but a new study has found not everyone may have the same level of access to these tests. Black...
1-Mar-2024 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


See All News

Our Experts on Newswise

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

See All Experts

Our YouTube Videos

About

About section not configured. Is this your member page? Login to edit, or contact member@newswise.com to configure this module.

Experts

Contacts

Natalie Conrad
Media and Public Relations Program Manager

nconrad@aan.com

612-283-5484

Anna Smith
Communications & Public Relations Intern

a.smith@aan.com

Renee Tessman
Senior Manager, Media and Public Relations

rtessman@aan.com

612-928-6137

Twitter

close
1.84862