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Latest American Academy of Neurology Stories

2014-02-21 11:36:15

Two new smart phone applications may help people detect epileptic seizures and get better stroke treatment.

2014-02-19 12:58:27

Watching video of simple tasks before carrying them out may boost the brain's structure, or plasticity, and increase motor skills.

Modern Football Helmets Don't Adequately Prevent Concussions: Study
2014-02-18 12:11:27

Recently, a group of former professional football players banded together to pursue legal action against the National Football League after many of them suffered from life-changing mental disorders they say were brought about by repeated violent blows to the head.

2014-01-09 11:48:50

A new study finds that the epilepsy drug levetiracetam appears not to be associated with thinking, movement and language problems for preschool children born to mothers who took the drug during pregnancy, although the drug valproate was associated with some difficulties in preschoolers.

2013-12-19 10:39:56

Deep brain stimulation may have a beneficial effect on driving ability for people with Parkinson's disease.

2013-11-29 12:54:05

Scientists may have found a new treatment that can help people with spinal cord injuries walk better.

2013-11-14 11:27:57

People in middle age who have a high blood pressure measure called pulse pressure are more likely to have biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease in their spinal fluid than those with lower pulse pressure.


Word of the Day
quotha
  • Forsooth! indeed! originally a parenthetical phrase used in repeating the words of another with more or less contempt or disdain.
The word 'quotha' is an alteration of 'quoth he'.
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