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Loyola Med student wins prize for excellence in neurology
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine student Jason Cuomo has received a 2012 American Academy of Neurology Medical Student Prize for Excellence in Neurology. (2012-05-10)
New patient magazine from American Academy of Neurology to launch in April
Why would the leading international professional association of neurologists get into the business of publishing a magazine - Neurology Now - for patients and their caregivers? (2005-03-01)
Practice parameter takes unified approach to diagnosis, treatment of migraines
An article published in the April 25 issue of Neurology, the American Academy of Neurology's scientific journal, encourages aggressive treatment of migraine headache, a condition affecting 28 million Americans, and refers physicians to a new set of practice guidelines being published simultaneously on the journal's Web site. (2000-04-24)
First Neurology EXPO comes to Atlanta on October 22
All are invited to the first Neurology EXPO sponsored by the American Academy of Neurology and its Foundation on Saturday, October 22, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (2005-09-23)
Jose Biller honored by Mexican Academy of Neurology
Loyola University Medical Center neurologist Jose Biller, M.D., has been named an Honorary Fellow of the Mexican Academy of Neurology for his contributions in the development of academic neurology. (2014-11-13)
Loyola neurologist is co-editor of 3-volume, 1,480-page guide to clinical neurology
Loyola University Medical Center neurologist Jose Biller, M.D., is co-editor of a three-volume, 1,480-page comprehensive guide to clinical neurology. (2013-12-13)
LSUHSC's Tilton awarded prestigious Hower Award
The Child Neurology Society presented Ann Henderson Tilton, MD, Clinical Professor of Neurology at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, with the 2012 Hower Award at the 41st Annual CNS Meeting in November. (2012-11-28)
Neurology journal broadens recruitment efforts for clinical research trials
With the July 13 issue, Neurology is introducing a new clinical trials recruiting section organized by disease. (2004-07-12)
Neurologists predict more cases of stroke, dementia, Parkinson's disease and epilepsy
As the population ages, neurologists will be challenged by a growing population of patients with stroke, dementia, Parkinson's disease and epilepsy. (2011-01-24)
Innovative neurology text includes patient videos
Practical Neurology Visual Review, a powerful educational tool for mastering the clinical practice of neurologic diagnosis, is now available in a fully revised and updated Second Editon. (2013-03-20)
American Neurological Association and Wiley launch new open access journal
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and the American Neurological Association announced today a partnership to launch Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, a new online-only, open access journal. (2013-07-31)
2 books by Loyola neurologist 'Highly Commended' by British Medical Association
Two textbooks co-authored by Loyola University Medical Center neurologist Dr. (2012-09-18)
Restless legs syndrome may signify bigger health problems
A nationally-recognized sleep expert has published an editorial describing Restless Legs Syndrome as a possible biomarker for underlying disease. (2014-03-05)
Experiencing auras? You may be a good candidate for epilepsy surgery
People with epilepsy who experience multiple auras, sensations such as a cold breeze or bright light before they have a seizure, may be good candidates for epilepsy surgery because their seizures seem to be coming from one area of the brain, according to a study published in the Aug. (2007-08-20)
Majority of children vaccinated against hepatitis B not at increased risk of MS
The majority of children vaccinated against hepatitis B are not at an increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study to be published in the Oct. (2008-09-25)
Tip sheet for the October 26, 2004 Neurology
The next issue of Neurology contains the articles: seizures increased when brand medication switched to generic; relationship between concussion history and symptom reporting explored; patient page on concussion. (2004-10-25)
Speakers and Youth World Information announced for first Neurology EXPO
Neurology EXPO will be everyone's chance to get the latest information about neurological disorders which affect one in six persons. (2005-10-05)
Botulinum toxin effective in many neurological disorders, not headache
New guidelines developed by the American Academy of Neurology confirm that the drug botulinum toxin is safe and effective for treating cervical dystonia, a condition of involuntary head tilt or neck movement, spasticity and other forms of muscle overactivity that interfere with movement in adults and children with an upper motor neuron syndrome, and excessive sweating of the armpits and hands. (2008-05-05)
Smokers with stroke in the family 6 times more likely to have stroke too
A new study shows that people who are smokers and have a family history of brain aneurysm appear to be significantly more likely to suffer a stroke from a brain aneurysm themselves. (2008-12-31)
American Academy of Neurology journal launches new section for non-scientists
The journal Neurology, the American Academy of Neurology's twice-monthly scientific journal for neurologists and neuroscientists, has recently launched a new feature tailored for the layperson called the Patient Page. (2003-02-21)
Guidelines recommend EEG to evaluate children's first nonfebrile seizure
Children who experience a first seizure in the absence of fever or obvious precipitating cause should receive an EEG evaluation, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology and the Child Neurology Society. (2000-09-11)
New edition of landmark neurology textbook
For 26 years, the classic neurology textbook Bradley's Neurology in Clinical Practice has been an essential resource for practicing neurologists and trainees. (2016-02-04)
Loyola neurologist is co-author and editor of four new neurology textbooks
Loyola Medicine neurologist José Biller, M.D., is a co-author, editor and co-editor of new editions of four major neurology textbooks that are helping physicians keep abreast with the ever expanding knowledge of neurological diseases and disorders. (2016-08-10)
Study points to depression as a risk for developing Alzheimer's disease
A long-term study of people over age 65 suggests that severity of depressive symptoms is related to risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. (2002-08-12)
New guideline for the diagnostic assessment of children with continuous seizures
A new guideline developed by the American Academy of Neurology and the Child Neurology Society aims to help physicians diagnose the causes of status epilepticus, a state of continuous seizures, in children, many of whom have epilepsy. (2006-11-13)
'Real life' guide to neurologic disorders
The new fourth edition of (2012-04-10)
Smoking has no effect on progression of multiple sclerosis
Contrary to an earlier report, smoking appears to have no effect on the progression of multiple sclerosis, according to a study published in the Oct. (2007-10-08)
Many teens lose migraines as they reach adulthood
There's good news for kids and teens with migraines. Nearly 40 percent of kids and teens with migraine no longer had headaches 10 years later, and another 20 percent developed less severe headaches, according to a new study published in the Oct. (2006-10-23)
A tale of mice and men and how brains develop
The paths of two genes associated with brain development may not only cross, they may run the same course, said researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in a report in this month's issue of the journal Nature Genetics. (2003-10-26)
How well is your doctor caring for people with Parkinson's disease? New AAN tool helps measure care
The American Academy of Neurology has developed a new tool to help doctors gauge how well they are caring for people with Parkinson's disease. (2010-11-29)
Combination of common medications may lead to stroke
The use of serotonin-enhancing drugs - including some newer antidepressants, antimigraine agents, decongestants, diet pills, amphetamines, and the popular drug of abuse 'ecstasy' - can precipitate cerebrovascular syndrome (stroke) due to narrowing of cerebral blood vessels. (2002-01-07)
New partnership provides free access to 6 vital neurology journals
Future Science Group has announced that all articles from six of their top neurology journals will now be free to access for members of Neurology Central. (2015-10-16)
Growing shortage of stroke specialists seen
Although stroke is the No. 4 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States, there's an increasing shortage of neurologists who specialize in stroke care. (2014-12-16)
Latest child neurology practices and studies presented at daylong briefing
Seven leading U.S. child neurologists are gathering in San Francisco, Thurs., Oct. (2002-10-15)
Study on simulated stroke wins major neurology award
A study performed by Loyola University Medical Center resident neurologists has won a prestigious 2015 Safety and Quality Award from the American Academy of Neurology. (2015-04-23)
Electrodiagnostic studies the better alternative for diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome
Boards of three medical organizations are in agreement on the most accurate tool for diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). (2002-06-10)
Patients lose access to neurological care, according to survey
Liability issues have forced neurologists to make hard choices about their practices, according to the results of a Professional Medical Liability Survey recently completed by the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Neurology. (2003-06-03)
Does tooth-brushing cause epilepsy seizures?
Tooth-brushing may trigger seizures in certain people with epilepsy, and researchers say lesions in a specific part of the brain may be a cause in some people, according to an article published in the March 6, 2007, issue of Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology. (2007-03-05)
Parkinson's-linked mutation makes neurons vulnerable to calcium-induced death
A new study reveals the mechanism by which a genetic mutation linked with Parkinson's disease renders dopamine neurons particularly vulnerable to cell injury and death. (2009-03-12)
Lack of REM sleep may lead to higher risk for dementia
Spending less time in REM (rapid eye movement) sleep and taking longer to enter REM sleep are separately associated with a higher risk of developing dementia. (2017-08-23)
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