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Who Is Affected By Brain Pressure Disorder the Most?

Black and Hispanic women may be more likely than white women to have a brain pressure disorder called idiopathic intracranial hypertension, according to a study published in the May 12, 2021, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the...
6-May-2021 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Does Eating A Mediterranean Diet Protect Against Memory Loss and Dementia?

Eating a Mediterranean diet that is rich in fish, vegetables and olive oil may protect your brain from protein build up and shrinkage that can lead to Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study. The research is published in the May 5, 2021,...
29-Apr-2021 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Reduced Kidney Function Linked to Increased Risk of Dementia

Chronic kidney disease is when a person’s kidneys progressively lose their ability to filter waste from the blood and eliminate fluids. Now a new study has found that people with reduced kidney function may have an increased risk of developing...
29-Apr-2021 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Does Your Neighborhood Affect Your Stroke Recovery?

Stroke survivors who live in neighborhoods with lower socioeconomic status—areas with lower household income, education levels and occupational status—may have worse recovery three months after a stroke than people who live in neighborhoods with...
26-Apr-2021 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New York Neurologist Elected New American Academy of Neurology President

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the world’s largest professional association of neurologists and neuroscience professionals, has elected Orly Avitzur, MD, MBA, FAAN, a practicing neurologist in Tarrytown, New York, as its 37th president....
23-Apr-2021 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
19-Apr-2021 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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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