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Exposure to Air Pollution Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke Within 5 Days

Short-term exposure to air pollution may be linked to an increased risk of stroke, according to a meta-analysis published in the September 27, 2023, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Short-term...
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Is a Longer Reproductive Lifespan Good for Your Brain?

People with a higher cumulative estrogen exposure throughout their life may have a lower risk of cerebral small vessel disease, according to a new study published in the September 27, 2023, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the...
21-Sep-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Brighter Brain Future for All: AAN Sets New Vision for Brain Health by 2050

Do you want to improve your brain health? Neurologists, the experts in brain health, have a plan. The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the world’s largest association of neurologists and neuroscience professionals with over 40,000 members, is...
19-Sep-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds 1 in 5 People on Medicare Travel 50 or More Miles to See a Neurologist

Nearly one in five people on Medicare travel 50 or more miles one way to see a neurologist, a doctor who diagnoses and treats diseases of the brain and nervous system, according to research published in the September 13, 2023, online issue of...
8-Sep-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Concussions Early in Life Tied to Late Life Cognitive Decline

A study of twins shows that having a concussion early in life is tied to having lower scores on tests of thinking and memory skills decades later as well as having more rapid decline in those scores than twins who did not have a concussion, or...
31-Aug-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Can Taking Statins After a Bleeding Stroke Lower Risk of Another Stroke?

People who have had a stroke called an intracerebral hemorrhage who take cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins may have a lower risk of having another stroke, especially ischemic stroke, compared to people who also had an intracerebral...
24-Aug-2023 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Small Study Suggests Long COVID May Affect More People than Previously Thought

Millions of Americans were exposed to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, early in the pandemic but could not get diagnosed due to testing limitations. Many of those people developed a post-viral syndrome with symptoms similar to those of...
17-Aug-2023 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Small Percentage of People with Early Dementia Eligible for New Alzheimer’s Drugs

Only a small percentage of older adults who are in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease meet the eligibility criteria to receive new monoclonal antibody treatments, drugs that target amyloid-ß plaques in the brain, an early sign of...
14-Aug-2023 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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