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Common Prostate Drugs Tied to Lower Risk of Dementia with Lewy Bodies

Certain drugs used to treat urinary symptoms due to an enlarged prostate may be associated with a reduced risk of dementia with Lewy bodies, according to a study published in the June 19, 2024, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the...
13-Jun-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Depressive Symptoms in Young Adults Linked to Thinking, Memory Problems in Midlife

People who experience prolonged depressive symptoms starting in young adulthood may have worse thinking and memory skills in middle age, according to a study published in the June 12, 2024, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the...
7-Jun-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Does Having a Child with Low Birth Weight Increase a Person’s Risk of Dementia?

People who give birth to infants less than 5.5 pounds may be more likely to have memory and thinking problems later in life than people who give birth to infants who do not have a low birth weight, according to a study published in the June 12,...
7-Jun-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Could Taking Certain Drugs Reduce Risk of Ruptured Brain Aneurysm?

A new study suggests that people who take a few common drugs may have a decreased risk of having a bleeding stroke due to a ruptured brain aneurysm. The study is published in the June 5, 2024, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the...
30-May-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

First Hints of Memory Problems Associated with Changes in the Brain

People who report early memory problems and whose partners also suspect they have memory problems have higher levels of tau tangles in the brain, a biomarker associated with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study published in the May 29, 2024,...
23-May-2024 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Do Epilepsy Medications Taken During Pregnancy Affect a Child’s Creativity?

While older drugs for epilepsy, taken while pregnant, have been shown in previous research to affect the creative thinking of children, a new study finds no effects on creativity for children born to those taking newer epilepsy drugs. This study is...
23-May-2024 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What Factors Predict When Older Adults Will Stop Driving?

What factors lead older adults to stop driving? A new study followed older adults who had no memory or thinking problems to examine this question. The study is published in the May 22, 2024, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the...
20-May-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Eating More Ultra-processed Foods Tied to Cognitive Decline, Stroke

People who eat more ultra-processed foods like soft drinks, chips and cookies may have a higher risk of having memory and thinking problems and having a stroke than those who eat fewer processed foods, according to a new study published in the May...
20-May-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Expert neurologist immediately available to discuss stroke after news that Illinois Senator Mark Kirk has experienced a stroke.
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The American Academy of Neurology has neurology experts in Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis and head injury available to speak about the latest findings regarding the two conditions in the Journal of Neuropathology & Experimental Neurology.
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A stroke spokesman for the American Academy of Neurology is available to speak about stroke related to Vice President Joe Biden's oldest son suffering a mild stroke.
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