Neurology

Neuroscience

AAN recommends people 65+ be screened yearly for memory problems

People with mild cognitive impairment have thinking and memory problems but usually do not know it because such problems are not severe enough to affect their daily activities. Yet mild cognitive impairment can be an early ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Blood test is 94% accurate at identifying early Alzheimer's disease

Up to two decades before people develop the characteristic memory loss and confusion of Alzheimer's disease, damaging clumps of protein start to build up in their brains. Now, a blood test to detect such early brain changes ...

Neuroscience

A new marker for migraine?

Researchers may have discovered a new marker found in the blood for episodic migraine, according to a study published in the September 9, 2015, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. ...

Cardiology

Can work stress be linked to stroke?

Having a high stress job may be linked to a higher risk of stroke, according to an analysis of several studies. The meta-analysis is published in the Oct. 14, 2015, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American ...

Neuroscience

Epilepsy surgery: The earlier the better, overview study shows

A person with drug resistant epilepsy who gets an early surgical intervention has a better chance of becoming seizure-free. This is shown in a systematic review and meta-analysis in which Sahlgrenska Academy researchers, ...

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