Newswise Curated News Channel: Neurology (journal) /articles/channels/Neurology (journal) This [feature]/[breaking news]/[focus] channel highlights experts, research, and feature stories related to... en-us Copyright 2024 Newswise Newswise Curated News Channel: Neurology (journal) 115 31 / /images/newswise-logo-rss.gif Earlier Menopause Plus High Cardiovascular Risk May Lead to Cognitive Problems Later /articles/earlier-menopause-plus-high-cardiovascular-risk-may-lead-to-cognitive-problems-later/?sc=c6455 /articles/earlier-menopause-plus-high-cardiovascular-risk-may-lead-to-cognitive-problems-later/?sc=c6455 Wed, 03 Apr 2024 16:00:00 EST Earlier menopause combined with higher risk of cardiovascular disease is linked to an increased risk of thinking and memory problems later, according to a new study published in the April 3, 2024, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. In this study, earlier menopause is defined as occurring before age 49. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Could AI Play a Role in Locating Damage to the Brain After Stroke? /articles/could-ai-play-a-role-in-locating-damage-to-the-brain-after-stroke/?sc=c6455 /articles/could-ai-play-a-role-in-locating-damage-to-the-brain-after-stroke/?sc=c6455 Wed, 27 Mar 2024 16:00:00 EST Artificial intelligence (AI) may serve as a future tool for neurologists to help locate where in the brain a stroke occurred. In a new study, AI processed text from health histories and neurologic examinations to locate lesions in the brain. The study, which looked specifically at the large language model called generative pre-trained transformer 4 (GPT-4), is published in the March 27, 2024, online issue of Neurology(r) Clinical Practice, an official journal of the American Academy of Neurology. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Is the Burden of Neurologic Disease Higher After Influenza or COVID-19? /articles/is-the-burden-of-neurologic-disease-higher-after-influenza-or-covid-19/?sc=c6455 /articles/is-the-burden-of-neurologic-disease-higher-after-influenza-or-covid-19/?sc=c6455 Wed, 20 Mar 2024 16:00:00 EST People who have an influenza infection are more likely to need medical care for neurologic disorders within the next year than people who have a COVID-19 infection, according to a study published in the March 20, 2024, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Blast-related concussions linked to higher Alzheimer's risk /articles/blast-related-concussions-linked-to-higher-alzheimer-s-risk/?sc=c6455 /articles/blast-related-concussions-linked-to-higher-alzheimer-s-risk/?sc=c6455 Wed, 13 Mar 2024 18:05:36 EST <img src="/legacy/image.php?image=/images/uploads/2024/03/13/65f22cad9bd62_soldier-post-explosion.png&width=100&height=150" alt="Newswise image" />"While our research does not prove that veterans who experienced these injuries will develop Alzheimer's disease, it raises the possibility that they may be on a pathway leading to dementia," said Dr. Ge Li, the paper's first author and an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at UW Medicine. University of Washington School of Medicine and UW Medicine Do Astronauts Experience "Space Headaches"? /articles/do-astronauts-experience-space-headaches/?sc=c6455 /articles/do-astronauts-experience-space-headaches/?sc=c6455 Wed, 13 Mar 2024 16:00:00 EST Space travel and zero gravity can take a toll on the body. A new study has found that astronauts with no prior history of headaches may experience migraine and tension-type headaches during long-haul space flight, which includes more than 10 days in space. The study was published in the March 13, 2024, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Do Veterans Who Experience Concussions Have an Increased Risk of Alzheimer's? /articles/do-veterans-who-experience-concussions-have-an-increased-risk-of-alzheimer-s/?sc=c6455 /articles/do-veterans-who-experience-concussions-have-an-increased-risk-of-alzheimer-s/?sc=c6455 Wed, 13 Mar 2024 04:00:00 EST Middle-age veterans who experienced concussions due to blasts from explosive devices may have biomarkers in their spinal fluid similar to people who develop Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study published in the March 13, 2024, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Does Stroke Risk Linked to Sleep Apnea Vary by Race? /articles/does-stroke-risk-linked-to-sleep-apnea-vary-by-race/?sc=c6455 /articles/does-stroke-risk-linked-to-sleep-apnea-vary-by-race/?sc=c6455 Wed, 06 Mar 2024 16:00:00 EST The risk of stroke tied to sleep apnea may vary for Black people and white people, according to a study published in the March 6, 2024, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Black People Half as Likely to Be Evaluated for Genetic Testing as White People /articles/black-people-half-as-likely-to-be-evaluated-for-genetic-testing-as-white-people/?sc=c6455 /articles/black-people-half-as-likely-to-be-evaluated-for-genetic-testing-as-white-people/?sc=c6455 Wed, 06 Mar 2024 16:00:00 EST Genetic testing has become a more common way to diagnose and manage many neurologic conditions including dementia, Parkinson's disease and epilepsy, but a new study has found not everyone may have the same level of access to these tests. Black people were half as likely as white people to be evaluated for genetic testing, according to a study published in the March 6, 2024, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) For People with Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy, Seizure Dogs May Reduce Seizures /articles/for-people-with-tough-to-treat-epilepsy-seizure-dogs-may-reduce-seizures/?sc=c6455 /articles/for-people-with-tough-to-treat-epilepsy-seizure-dogs-may-reduce-seizures/?sc=c6455 Wed, 28 Feb 2024 16:00:00 EST For people with drug-resistant epilepsy, having a dog companion trained in detecting seizures and other epilepsy-related tasks may reduce the amount of seizures they have, according to new research published in the February 28, 2024, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. For the study, researchers looked at adults with severe epilepsy who have been unable to find effective treatment to reduce seizures. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) For Young People, Irregular Meals, E-Cigarette Use Linked to Frequent Headaches /articles/for-young-people-irregular-meals-e-cigarette-use-linked-to-frequent-headaches/?sc=c6455 /articles/for-young-people-irregular-meals-e-cigarette-use-linked-to-frequent-headaches/?sc=c6455 Wed, 28 Feb 2024 16:00:00 EST For children and teens, irregular meals such as skipped breakfasts are linked to an increased risk of frequent headaches, according to a new study published in the February 28, 2024, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study also found that for those ages 12 to 17, substance use and exposure, specifically electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), were associated with frequent headaches. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Air Pollution Linked to More Signs of Alzheimer's in Brain /articles/air-pollution-linked-to-more-signs-of-alzheimer-s-in-brain/?sc=c6455 /articles/air-pollution-linked-to-more-signs-of-alzheimer-s-in-brain/?sc=c6455 Wed, 21 Feb 2024 16:00:00 EST People with higher exposure to traffic-related air pollution were more likely to have high amounts of amyloid plaques in their brains associated with Alzheimer's disease after death, according to a study published in the February 21, 2024, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) New Review Finds Indigenous People More Likely to Have a Stroke /articles/new-review-finds-indigenous-people-more-likely-to-have-a-stroke/?sc=c6455 /articles/new-review-finds-indigenous-people-more-likely-to-have-a-stroke/?sc=c6455 Wed, 14 Feb 2024 16:00:00 EST Indigenous people may be more likely to have a stroke than non-Indigenous people, according to a systematic review that looked at populations around the world. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Erectile Dysfunction Drugs May Be Linked to Reduced Risk of Alzheimer's Disease /articles/erectile-dysfunction-drugs-may-be-linked-to-reduced-risk-of-alzheimer-s-disease/?sc=c6455 /articles/erectile-dysfunction-drugs-may-be-linked-to-reduced-risk-of-alzheimer-s-disease/?sc=c6455 Wed, 07 Feb 2024 16:00:00 EST The drugs used to treat erectile dysfunction may also be associated with a reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published in the February 7, 2024, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Exposure to Even Moderate Levels of Radon Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke /articles/exposure-to-even-moderate-levels-of-radon-linked-to-increased-risk-of-stroke/?sc=c6455 /articles/exposure-to-even-moderate-levels-of-radon-linked-to-increased-risk-of-stroke/?sc=c6455 Wed, 31 Jan 2024 16:00:00 EST Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Now a new study has found exposure to this invisible, odorless gas is also linked to an increased risk of stroke. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Tied to Memory, Thinking Problems /articles/polycystic-ovary-syndrome-tied-to-memory-thinking-problems/?sc=c6455 /articles/polycystic-ovary-syndrome-tied-to-memory-thinking-problems/?sc=c6455 Wed, 31 Jan 2024 16:00:00 EST People with polycystic ovary syndrome may be more likely to have memory and thinking problems in middle age, according to new research published in the January 31, 2024, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Can We Predict When a Migraine Attack Will Occur? /articles/can-we-predict-when-a-migraine-attack-will-occur/?sc=c6455 /articles/can-we-predict-when-a-migraine-attack-will-occur/?sc=c6455 Wed, 24 Jan 2024 16:00:00 EST Migraine is often underdiagnosed and untreated, and even when it is treated, it can be difficult to treat early enough as well as find strategies to prevent attacks. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Death rate higher than expected for patients with functional, nonepileptic seizures /articles/death-rate-higher-than-expected-for-patients-with-functional-nonepileptic-seizures/?sc=c6455 /articles/death-rate-higher-than-expected-for-patients-with-functional-nonepileptic-seizures/?sc=c6455 Wed, 24 Jan 2024 07:30:06 EST The death rate for patients with functional, nonepileptic seizures is higher than expected, with a rate comparable to epilepsy and severe mental illness, a Michigan Medicine-led study finds. Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan For People with Migraine, Feelings of Stigma May Impact Disability, Quality of Life /articles/for-people-with-migraine-feelings-of-stigma-may-impact-disability-quality-of-life/?sc=c6455 /articles/for-people-with-migraine-feelings-of-stigma-may-impact-disability-quality-of-life/?sc=c6455 Wed, 17 Jan 2024 16:00:00 EST Migraine can impact many aspects of a person's life, but less is known about how feelings of stigma about the disease affect quality of life. For people with migraine, these feelings of stigma were linked to more disability, increased disease burden and reduced quality of life, according to new research published in the January 17, 2024, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) How Do Controllable Risk Factors for Dementia Vary by Race, Ethnicity? /articles/how-do-controllable-risk-factors-for-dementia-vary-by-race-ethnicity/?sc=c6455 /articles/how-do-controllable-risk-factors-for-dementia-vary-by-race-ethnicity/?sc=c6455 Wed, 17 Jan 2024 16:00:00 EST Approximately 23% of people diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or another related dementia in their 60s and later have cases that can be explained by controllable risk factors such as high blood pressure, diabetes, physical inactivity, and too little or too much sleep, and that percentage varies depending on race and ethnicity, according to a new study published in the January 17, 2024, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Black People Face Strokes at Higher Rates, Younger Ages than White People /articles/black-people-face-strokes-at-higher-rates-younger-ages-than-white-people/?sc=c6455 /articles/black-people-face-strokes-at-higher-rates-younger-ages-than-white-people/?sc=c6455 Wed, 10 Jan 2024 16:00:00 EST Black people consistently had a higher rate of stroke than white people over a recent 22-year period, according to a study published in the January 10, 2024, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. American Academy of Neurology (AAN)