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Latest American Academy of Neurology Stories

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.

2013-10-17 10:36:21

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.

2013-09-12 12:27:48

People who get occasional migraines are more likely to be obese than people who do not have migraines.

2013-09-05 11:33:40

New research suggests that men who exercise vigorously as young adults may reduce their risk of developing epilepsy later in life.

2013-08-29 10:01:38

Studies show that migraine is more common among people with lower incomes.

2013-08-22 10:25:44

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.

2013-06-20 23:18:06

People who experience any stroke symptoms—but do not have a stroke—may also be more likely to develop problems with memory and thinking.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.