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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1080 Montreal Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55116
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http://www.aan.com/go/home
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Neuroscience

Excessive body fat around the middle linked to smaller brain size

Carrying extra body fat, especially around the middle, may be linked to brain shrinkage, according to a study published in the January 9, 2019, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. ...

Neuroscience

In just six months, exercise may help those with thinking problems

Getting the heart pumping with aerobic exercise, like walking or cycling for 35 minutes three times a week, may improve thinking skills in older adults with cognitive impairments, according to a study published in the December ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Study finds biases in widely used dementia identification tests

Quick tests used in primary care settings to identify whether people are likely to have dementia may often be wrong, according to a study published in the November 28, 2018, online issue of Neurology Clinical Practice, an ...

Neuroscience

Possible treatment for rare polio-like illness shows no benefit

Researchers have been searching for possible treatments for the polio-like illness causing paralysis in children, called acute flaccid myelitis. But a new study shows no signal of efficacy for one potential treatment, the ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Study says life span normal when Parkinson's does not affect thinking

In the past, researchers believed that Parkinson's disease did not affect life expectancy. But recent studies showed a somewhat shorter life span. Now a new study suggests that when the disease does not affect thinking skills ...

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