The 147th Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association (ANA) will explore new frontiers in neurology, including the impact of climate change on the human brain, whether lab-grown brain structures can shed new light on neurologic disease, and how to address disparities in neurologic diagnosis and care for diverse populations. Taking
Having a long-term pet companion may delay memory loss and other kinds of cognitive decline, a new study has found. Pet ownership was especially beneficial for working verbal memory, such as memorization of word lists, according to the preliminary research.
Dairy intake may increase risk of Parkinson's disease in men, according to investigators. Men of European ancestry with a genetic marker predicting dairy consumption had significantly greater risk of Parkinson's disease than individuals without the marker, suggesting a causal relationship between dairy intake and Parkinson's disease.
Sleep medicine education was evaluated in a recently published study that enrolled 21 health professions trainees in a 2-day boot camp. The study cohort included 14 sleep medicine fellows who were about to enter their fellowship, with investigators concluding that baseline knowledge of sleep medicine is higher than originally anticipated and
New findings from JAMA Neurology reported that physical activity, regardless of intensity, is associated with reduced all-cause mortality among individuals with Parkinson's disease. Those who began to exercise after their diagnosis also had lower all-cause mortality than those who did not do physical activity.
A new analysis from the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review said the evidence available to date shows moderate effectiveness of two newer drugs for myasthenia gravis—eculizumab and efgartigimod—but found their price exceedingly high and their use not cost-effective.
To many people, shifting the clocks twice a year to "spring forward" or "fall back" with daylight saving time is thought of as little more than a nuisance. It might mean losing an hour of sleeping (or gaining one), forgetting to correct the clock or arriving an hour late to Sunday brunch or church.
The number of people experiencing numbness, pins and needles, and burning pain in their feet and toes seems to be on the rise, new research suggests, and some of these folks may be at increased risk for heart trouble.
The likelihood that opioid treatment for common neurological conditions was initiated appeared to decrease with greater access to neurologists or other specialists who offered alternative pain treatment.
We get it, getting adequate sleep is tough. You’re busy with work, family, keeping up with the house, and following your training program or getting in regular rides. Sometimes, it seems like the easiest thing to cut
"We’ve had multi-millions of cases of COVID in this country. I mean let’s do the math, when 20 percent of those individuals – we’re talking about millions of individuals who have long COVID, those individuals are really impaired." Dr. Eva Feldman speaks to One Detroit's Bill Kubota on Detroit Public Television about Long COVID.