Latest American Academy of Neurology Stories
Men who experience restless legs syndrome (RLS) may have a higher risk of dying earlier.
A new guideline from the American Academy of Neurology will help people who take blood thinners decide whether or not to take them during surgery or other medical procedures.
Older people with a history of migraines and depression may have smaller brain tissue volumes than people with only one or neither of the conditions.
People who have skin cancer may be less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.
The teenage years may be a key period of vulnerability related to living in the "stroke belt" when it comes to future stroke risk.
Americans with brain diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease or multiple sclerosis (MS) who need to see a neurologist may face longer wait times or have more difficulty finding a neurologist.
In 1997, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) created a set of guidelines on the best ways to diagnose and treat a concussion. These guidelines suggested a fixed rest time for athletes who took a good knock on the head. After more than 15 years, the AAN has updated these guidelines and now suggests doctors and on-the-field trainers take an individual approach when determining how long a player should sit out of the game.
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