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opioid risks and benefits
2014-10-01 03:00:36

According to a new position statement from the American Academy of Neurology, the risk of death, overdose, addiction or serious side effects with prescription opioids outweigh the benefits in chronic, non-cancer conditions such as headache, fibromyalgia and chronic low back pain.

2014-07-10 09:44:40

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the largest professional association of neurologists and a leading authority on sports concussion, is releasing a new position paper that states doctors have an ethical obligation to educate and protect athletes from sports concussion and clear them to play only when the athlete is medically ready, standing firm against objections from players, parents or coaches.

2014-07-09 16:28:42

PHILADELPHIA, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new position paper from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) states that doctors have an ethical obligation to educate athletes and

2014-07-09 16:26:49

PHILADELPHIA, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new position paper from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) states that doctors have an ethical obligation to educate athletes and

2014-06-27 19:08:26

Older veterans who have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are 60 percent more likely to later develop dementia than veterans without TBI.

2014-06-26 20:21:32

Utecht to Help Raise Awareness About Sports Concussion and Need for Research MINNEAPOLIS, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The

How Does High Blood Pressure In Middle Age May Affect Memory In Old Age?
2014-06-05 03:58:30

New research suggests that high blood pressure in middle age plays a critical role in whether blood pressure in old age may affect memory and thinking.

2014-04-30 12:30:06

Targeting CGRP, Intranasal Capsaicin Shows Potential in Offering Rapid Pain Relief to Numerous Sufferers in Need of Additional Treatment Options NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-04-28 16:27:09

PHILADELPHIA, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A review by the American Academy of Neurology of available scientific research on the use of medical marijuana in brain diseases finds


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