News articles for American Academy of Neurology:
Friday, March 22, 2013
Neuro Film Festival Unveils 2013 Contest Winners
SAN DIEGO, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Brain Foundation is pleased to announce the winning entries for its 2013 Neuro Film Festival®, a contest to raise awareness through video about the need to support research into the prevention, treatment and cure of brain diseases ... read more
Monday, March 18, 2013
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
New Add-On Drug May Improve Memory in People with Moderate Alzheimer's Disease
SAN DIEGO, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new drug may improve memory problems in people with moderate Alzheimer's disease, according to a phase IIa study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 65th Annual Meeting in San Diego, March 16 to ... read more
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Early Detection of MS Treatment Complication May Improve Survival
SAN DIEGO, March 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The drug natalizumab is effective for treating multiple sclerosis (MS), but it increases the risk of a rare but potentially fatal brain infection called progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML). A study released today that will be presented at the American Academy ... read more
Can Hormone Help Treat Multiple Sclerosis Long-Term?
SAN DIEGO, March 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study suggests that treatment with adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) may be helpful for people whose multiple sclerosis (MS) is not well-controlled through their regular treatment. The study was released today and will be presented at the American Academy of ... read more
Monday, January 14, 2013
Stem Cells May Hold Promise for Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS)
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Apparent stem cell transplant success in mice may hold promise for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease. The results of the study will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 65th Annual Meeting in San ... read more
A Saliva Gland Test for Parkinson's Disease?
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research suggests that testing a portion of a person's saliva gland may be a way to diagnose Parkinson's disease. The study will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 65th Annual Meeting in San Diego, March 16 to ... read more
Can Blood Pressure Drugs Reduce the Risk of Dementia?
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People taking the blood pressure drugs called beta blockers may be less likely to have changes in the brain that can be signs of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, according to a study that will be presented at ... read more