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American Academy of Neurology Press releases

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May 15, 2013
People who have skin cancer may be less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research published in the May 15, 2013, online issue of Neurology®.

May 15, 2013
Television actor and “Dancing with the Stars” winner John O’Hurley is the host of Epilepsy: A Guide for Patients and Families, the latest free patient education DVD and guidebook produced by the AAN.

May 06, 2013
Contrary to a widely accepted belief, African-Americans may have a higher rather than lower risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) than Caucasians, according to a new study in the May 7, 2103, print issue of Neurology®.

Apr 29, 2013
The largest study to date finds that eating foods that contain omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish, chicken and salad dressing and avoiding saturated fats, meat and dairy foods may be linked to preserving memory and thinking abilities.

Apr 24, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS – The teenage years may be a key period of vulnerability related to living in the “stroke belt” when it comes to future stroke risk, according to a new study published in the April 24, 2013, online issue of Neurology®.

Apr 17, 2013
Neurologists on Capitol Hill to Prevent Shortage, Longer Wait Times

Apr 08, 2013
The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has released an evidence-based guideline on treating neurocysticercosis, a tapeworm infection causing seizures that is common in developing countries and is now on the rise in developed...

Mar 25, 2013
The virus that causes cold sores, along with other viral or bacterial infections, may be associated with cognitive problems, according to a new study published in the March 26, 2013, print issue of...

Mar 06, 2013
People with multiple sclerosis (MS) who have cognitive problems, or problems with memory, attention, and concentration, have more damage to areas of the brain involved in cognitive processes than people with MS who do not have cognitive problems.

Mar 05, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS – The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the world’s largest association of neurologists, is applauding today’s “Report of the National Commission on Physician Payment Reform” for highlighting the importance...


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