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The Sacramento Bee
Brain dead: Why diagnosis is so troubling, confusingdetermines when we die. Determining that brain death has occurred involves a s
Brain dead: Why diagnosis is so troubling, confusing
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
determines when we die. Determining that brain death has occurred involves a series of specific tests recommended by the American Academy of Neurology. They include checking for: pupil reaction to bright light; a gag or cough reflex using a... Read more
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Medical News Today
Deadly brain cancer genes identifiedis accompanied by an editorial, written by Dr. Rifaat Bashir, a retired neurolo
Deadly brain cancer genes identified
Medical News Today / Posted 2 days ago
is accompanied by an editorial, written by Dr. Rifaat Bashir, a retired neurologist in Reston, VA and a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Neurological Association. "The looming question in brain cancer research today... Read more
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CTV News
Chinese researchers shed new light on terminal brain cancercancer The Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie was diagnosed with. Published W
Chinese researchers shed new light on terminal brain cancer
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
cancer The Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie was diagnosed with. Published Wednesday in Neurology, the medical journal American Academy of Neurology, the study identifies a group of immune system genes that may influence how long people live... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Newsamong younger women, but others say the updates are confusing and leave a porti
News
WJHG Panama City / Posted 3 days ago
among younger women, but others say the updates are confusing and leave a portion of the population at risk. This week the American Academy of Neurology is putting out a new guideline regarding its use for the treatment of multiple sclerosis,... Read more
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The Star
Stressed at work? Beware of stroke- between stress and stroke. The latest meta-analysis - published last year in
Stressed at work? Beware of stroke
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
- between stress and stroke. The latest meta-analysis - published last year in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology - combined six studies of 130,000 patients and found that high-stress jobs were associated with... Read more
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Daily Mail
Powerful painkillers for back pain are NOT effectivetake higher and higher doses to try and reduce their pain. Addiction to opioid
Powerful painkillers for back pain are NOT effective
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
take higher and higher doses to try and reduce their pain. Addiction to opioid drugs is reaching dangerous levels, the American Academy of Neurology warned recently. Some 50 percent of US patients taking opioid painkillers for three months are... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Harry Carson Comments on CTE, Player Safety and Morecertain angles. Much of the worry stems from damage repeated head trauma can d
Harry Carson Comments on CTE, Player Safety and More
Bleacher Report / Posted 6 days ago
certain angles. Much of the worry stems from damage repeated head trauma can do to the developing brain. A study by the American Academy of Neurology found that "more than 40 percent of retired National Football League players in a recent study... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
National Stroke Awareness Month: High blood pressure, Mediterranean diet, migraines, and flu vaccine effect on stroke riskdiet, is linked to lower stroke risk, according to new study published in Neuro
National Stroke Awareness Month: High blood pressure, Mediterranean diet, migraines, and flu vaccine effect on stroke risk
Bel Marra Health / Posted 7 days ago
diet, is linked to lower stroke risk, according to new study published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The research included seven studies with a total of 254,489 participants followed for 14 years... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
SENIOR POWER : My Cognitive Load. Categorythe Netherlands. Their research findings were published in the May 4 online iss
SENIOR POWER : My Cognitive Load. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 7 days ago
the Netherlands. Their research findings were published in the May 4 online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The age-related memory loss and thinking problems of participants in the study who reported... Read more
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The Mercury News
Walnut Creek hospital mistakenly diagnoses woman brain-deadsaid. "The protocol exceeds the requirements mandated by state law and directly
Walnut Creek hospital mistakenly diagnoses woman brain-dead
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
said. "The protocol exceeds the requirements mandated by state law and directly incorporates the criteria adopted by the American Academy of Neurology." Meshkin, a 72-year-old Moraga resident, on Tuesday showed a framed photograph of his... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Taking pregabalin drug during pregnancy could lead to major birth defectsbirth defects, according to a study published in the May 18, 2016, online issue
Taking pregabalin drug during pregnancy could lead to major birth defects
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
birth defects, according to a study published in the May 18, 2016, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The drug pregabalin is approved by the FDA to treat epilepsy, fibromyalgia and neuropathic... Read more
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Orange County Register
Records: Doctors say woman declared brain dead still alivesaid. “The protocol exceeds the requirements mandated by state law and directly
Records: Doctors say woman declared brain dead still alive
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
said. “The protocol exceeds the requirements mandated by state law and directly incorporates the criteria adopted by the American Academy of Neurology.” Meshkin, a 72-year-old Moraga resident, on Tuesday showed a framed photograph of his... Read more
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The Mercury News
Walnut Creek hospital mistakenly diagnoses woman brain-deadsaid. "The protocol exceeds the requirements mandated by state law and directly
Walnut Creek hospital mistakenly diagnoses woman brain-dead
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
said. "The protocol exceeds the requirements mandated by state law and directly incorporates the criteria adopted by the American Academy of Neurology." Meshkin, a 72-year-old Moraga resident, on Tuesday showed a framed photograph of his... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Medical pot has myriad drawbacksnausea due to cancer therapy and some aspects of multiple sclerosis. A review
Medical pot has myriad drawbacks
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
nausea due to cancer therapy and some aspects of multiple sclerosis. A review of more than 65 years of research by the American Academy of Neurology said there is insufficient evidence to support the use of marijuana for epilepsy or seizures.... Read more
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MedCity News
ATA 2016: Much progress, much work ahead in telemedicineto technology adoption on the provider side, according to Dr. Eric Anderson, ch
ATA 2016: Much progress, much work ahead in telemedicine
MedCity News / Posted 12 days ago
to technology adoption on the provider side, according to Dr. Eric Anderson, chair of the telemedicine workgroup at the American Academy of Neurology. “There are a lot of people innovating for innovation’s sake,” noted Anderson, who practices... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
International Mediterranean Diet Month: Type 2 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, hip fracture, and strokediet, is linked to lower stroke risk, according to new study published in Neuro
International Mediterranean Diet Month: Type 2 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, hip fracture, and stroke
Bel Marra Health / Posted 13 days ago
diet, is linked to lower stroke risk, according to new study published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The research included seven studies with a total of 254,489 participants followed for 14 years... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Mitoxantrone drug users more likely to develop colorectal cancercancer, according to a study published in the May 11, 2016, online issue of Neu
Mitoxantrone drug users more likely to develop colorectal cancer
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 days ago
cancer, according to a study published in the May 11, 2016, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Mitoxantrone suppresses the immune system. It was first developed as a chemotherapy drug for... Read more
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Psych Central
Moderate Omega-3 Diet May Slow Cognitive Declineand senior author of the paper. The research findings appear online in Neurolo
Moderate Omega-3 Diet May Slow Cognitive Decline
Psych Central / Posted 16 days ago
and senior author of the paper. The research findings appear online in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. For the investigation, researchers followed 915 people with a mean age of 81.4 years for an... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Eating seafood once a week may protect against age-related memory lossthe Netherlands. Their research findings were published in the May 4 online is
Eating seafood once a week may protect against age-related memory loss
News-Medical-Net / Posted 17 days ago
the Netherlands. Their research findings were published in the May 4 online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study was supported by the National Institute on Aging and the Judith Zwartz... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
What a change in DEA's pot rules might mean for medical researchto be expanded to a broader range of medical conditions for such products," the
What a change in DEA's pot rules might mean for medical research
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 17 days ago
to be expanded to a broader range of medical conditions for such products," the AMA added. Back in December 2014, the American Academy of Neurology lamented the lack of solid marijuana research in a position paper. Due to strict drug laws,... Read more
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CTV News
Seniors can stave off cognitive decline with seafoodthat while cognitive abilities naturally decline as part of the normal aging pr
Seniors can stave off cognitive decline with seafood
CTV News / Posted 17 days ago
that while cognitive abilities naturally decline as part of the normal aging process, there is something that we can do to mitigate this process." The findings were published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neu... Read more
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Newsmax
Seafood Protects Seniors Against Cognitive Declinenaturally decline as part of the normal aging process, there is something that
Seafood Protects Seniors Against Cognitive Decline
Newsmax / Posted 17 days ago
naturally decline as part of the normal aging process, there is something that we can do to mitigate this process." The findings were published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. © AFP/Re... Read more
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The Huffington Post
The 5 Best Ways To Keep Your Brain Sharp, According To Expertsmid to late life do better in terms of memory and thinking," Glen Finney, a boa
The 5 Best Ways To Keep Your Brain Sharp, According To Experts
The Huffington Post / Posted 23 days ago
mid to late life do better in terms of memory and thinking," Glen Finney, a board-certified neurologist and member of the American Academy of Neurology, told The Huffington Post. "Choose activities that get you out and about, socializing with... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
High protein diet, Mediterranean diet linked to lower stroke riskdiet, is linked to lower stroke risk, according to new study published in Neuro
High protein diet, Mediterranean diet linked to lower stroke risk
Bel Marra Health / Posted 27 days ago
diet, is linked to lower stroke risk, according to new study published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The research included seven studies with a total of 254,489 participants followed for 14 years... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
People with TBI may have long-term sleep disturbancesbeing injured, according to a study published in the April 27, 2016, online iss
People with TBI may have long-term sleep disturbances
News-Medical-Net / Posted 30 days ago
being injured, according to a study published in the April 27, 2016, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. In addition, people with TBI may also be unaware of just how much their sleep is... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
More neurological resources needed to manage Zika virus infectionsrespiratory support with ventilators." Latest research from Recife, Brazil, jus
More neurological resources needed to manage Zika virus infections
News-Medical-Net / Posted 30 days ago
respiratory support with ventilators." Latest research from Recife, Brazil, just presented at the ongoing meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, associates Zika virus infections also with Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM),... Read more

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