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Latest American Academy of Neurology Stories

2013-06-13 10:56:23

Men who experience restless legs syndrome (RLS) may have a higher risk of dying earlier.

2013-05-28 12:25:01

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.

2013-05-23 11:32:10

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.

2013-05-16 15:02:05

People who have skin cancer may be less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.

2013-04-25 10:54:28

The teenage years may be a key period of vulnerability related to living in the "stroke belt" when it comes to future stroke risk.

2013-04-18 13:25:23

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.

Individual Approach Works Best When It Comes To Treating Sports-Related Concussions
2013-03-19 14:32:26

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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onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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