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Depression, Constipation, and Urinary Tract Infections May Precede MS Diagnosis

In some diseases, the underlying processes can start years before a diagnosis is made. A new study finds that people who later develop multiple sclerosis (MS) are more likely to have conditions like depression, constipation and urinary tract...
30-Nov-2023 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Certain Migraine Medications May Be More Effective than Ibuprofen

For many people with migraine, it can be difficult to find a treatment that is effective and reliable, and information on how medications compare to one another is lacking. A new study draws data from nearly 300,000 people using a smartphone app to...
27-Nov-2023 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

With Some Forms of TBI, Non-Deployed Vets Have Higher Risk of Epilepsy than Deployed

A study of post-9/11 veterans shows that those with moderate or severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) who have never been deployed have a higher risk of epilepsy than those who have been deployed. The study is published in the November 29, 2023,...
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Adding a Few Servings of Whole Grains Linked to Slower Memory Decline in Black People

Black people who eat more foods with whole grains, including some breads and cereals, quinoa, and popcorn, may have a slower rate of memory decline compared to Black people who eat fewer whole grain foods, according to a study published in the...
16-Nov-2023 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Smaller Hippocampus Linked to Cognitive Decline

With the rise of new drugs that can target the amyloid-beta plaques in the brain that are an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease, new ways are needed to determine whether memory loss and thinking problems are due to Alzheimer’s disease or another...
9-Nov-2023 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

For Epilepsy, Yoga May Be Good for Your Mind

For people with epilepsy, doing yoga may help reduce feelings of stigma about the disease along with reducing seizure frequency and anxiety, according to new research published in the November 8, 2023, online issue of Neurology®, the medical...
3-Nov-2023 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Your Education and Income Level May Affect Your Survival, Recovery from Stroke

People with low education and income levels may have a 10% increased risk of death or being dependent on others to complete daily tasks three months after a stroke compared to people with high education and income levels, according to new research...
3-Nov-2023 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Does Your Neighborhood Affect Your Care After a Stroke?

People who live in neighborhoods with lower socioeconomic status are less likely to receive clot-busting medications or undergo clot-removing procedures after they have a stroke than people who live in neighborhoods with higher socioeconomic status,...
27-Oct-2023 9:30 AM 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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