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New Anti-amyloid Drugs are Providing Hope for People with Alzheimer’s Disease – Now What?

Newly approved anti-amyloid therapies that slow Alzheimer’s disease progression offer new hope for people with the disorder.
12-Sep-2023 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Even Mild Head Injury Increases the Risk of Ischemic Stroke, Study Shows

Suffering a traumatic brain injury (TBI) – no matter how severe – is associated with a significantly increased risk of ischemic stroke in a diverse group of U.S. adults, according to new research being presented at the 148th Annual Meeting of...
12-Sep-2023 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Largest Study to Date Results in Simple Genetic Risk Test for Nearly 100 Drugs Linked to Often-Fatal Side Effect in Those Being Treated for MS and Other Conditions

Nearly 100 drugs for multiple sclerosis (MS), blood cancers, rheumatoid arthritis and other diseases may cause Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML), a rare but often-fatal condition. A simple genetic test can determine who has a 10-fold...
11-Sep-2023 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sleep Plays a Major Role in Neurological Disorders Getting Good Sleep May Help Reduce Risk

Neurological disorders – including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease – cause sleep disturbances that make life extra challenging for people with those conditions. Improving sleep not only helps...
10-Sep-2023 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Neurological Association Announces Winners of 2023 Awards for Outstanding Accomplishments in Academic Neurology and Neuroscience

The American Neurological Association (ANA), the professional organization representing the world’s top academic neurologists and neuroscientists, has announced the recipients of its 2023 scientific awards, to be presented during the 148th ANA...
26-Jul-2023 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Addressing Health Inequities Could Help Avert a Neurologic Health Crisis

The closing plenary session at ANA2022 spotlighted neurologic health inequities and presented new research finding that neighborhood disadvantage strongly predicted likelihood of death from neurologic conditions independent of individual wealth and...
8-Nov-2022 8:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

Environmental Exposures Key to Neurologic Disease

The Presidential Symposium at the ongoing American Neurological Association 147th Annual Meeting outlined major risks to neurological health from environmental exposures to pesticides, air pollution, synthetic materials, and more — now emerging as...
25-Oct-2022 8:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Today: ANA2022 Media Roundtable to Spotlight Latest in Neuro Research

As the American Neurological Association’s 147th Annual Meeting wraps up today, October 25, the ANA is holding a Media Roundtable at 11 a.m. U.S. Central for reporters to access the latest developments in neurology and neuroscience.
25-Oct-2022 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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