Latest American Academy of Neurology Stories
Deep brain stimulation may have a beneficial effect on driving ability for people with Parkinson's disease.
Scientists may have found a new treatment that can help people with spinal cord injuries walk better.
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.
Even for elderly people with no signs of dementia, those with hardening of the arteries are more likely to also have the beta-amyloid plaques in the brain that are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease.
People who get occasional migraines are more likely to be obese than people who do not have migraines.
New research suggests that men who exercise vigorously as young adults may reduce their risk of developing epilepsy later in life.
Studies show that migraine is more common among people with lower incomes.
New research suggests that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a brain disease associated with repeat brain trauma including concussions in athletes, may affect people in two major ways: initially affecting behavior or mood or initially affecting memory and thinking abilities.
People who experience any stroke symptoms—but do not have a stroke—may also be more likely to develop problems with memory and thinking.
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