American Academy of Neurology

The American Academy of Neurologists (AAN) was formed in 1949 to address the needs of neurologists and neuroscientists. AAN offers continuing educations programs for its members, on-line abstracts and research reports, an annual conference and numerous educational opportunities for students and professionals. AAN offers continuous updates on the practice of Neurology including recent discoveries and new methodologies for practitioners. AAN offers information and tools for complying with governmental regulation in the practice of medicine.

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http://www.aan.com/go/home
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Neuroscience

Should you really be behind the wheel after concussion?

Even after all of their symptoms are gone, people who have had a concussion take longer to regain complex reaction times, the kind you need in most real-life driving situations on the road, according to a preliminary study ...

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Are your gums saying something about your dementia risk?

Gum disease, especially the kind that is irreversible and causes tooth loss, may be associated with mild cognitive impairment and dementia 20 years later, according to a study published in the July 29, 2020, online issue ...

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Does eating fish protect brains from air pollution?

Older women who eat more than one to two servings a week of baked or broiled fish or shellfish may consume enough omega-3 fatty acids to counteract the effects of air pollution on the brain, according to a new study published ...

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Treatment gap between men and women for stroke may have narrowed

While studies in the early 2000s showed that women were 30% less likely to receive clot-busting treatment for a stroke than men, a new analysis of recent studies found that the gap has narrowed to 13%, according to a meta-analysis ...

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Does using marijuana affect a person's risk of stroke?

The jury's still out on whether the use of marijuana may increase the risk of stroke. While several larger studies have found an increased risk, other studies have found no such increased risk. Adding to the debate is a new ...

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Biomarkers may help us understand recovery time after concussion

A blood test may help researchers understand which people may take years to recover from concussion, according to a study published in the May 27, 2020 online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy ...

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