American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

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Most older adults with prolonged concussion recovery report multiple symptoms

April 22, 2016
Concussion injury and recovery is substantially different in populations of middle-aged and older adults compared with military and athletic…
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Dementia screening tool may help identify obstructive sleep apnea

April 22, 2016
A unique pattern on the Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neurophysical Status test was able to identify patients with obstructive sleep…
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Study shows cognitive, functional differences between Alzheimer’s disease with delusions, hallucinations

April 22, 2016
Among individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, those who experienced hallucinations had greater cognitive and functional impairment than those who…
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Women, computer-users at increased risk for prolonged concussion recovery

April 21, 2016
Researchers identified several factors that contribute to concussion recovery time, according to data presented at the American Academy of Neurology…
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Palliative care underutilized in stroke patients

April 21, 2016
A review of patients with ischemic stroke found that palliative care is not utilized in a majority of cases, according to research presented at the…
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Stimulant treatment safe, effective for ADHD in epilepsy

April 21, 2016
Data presented at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting indicated stimulant medication was effective and safe for treatment of…
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Most patients with migraines do not experience adequate, timely relief

April 20, 2016
More than 50% of patients with migraines reported that they did not achieve an adequate response to acute treatment, according to research presented…
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Framingham Risk Score may help predict cognitive decline

April 20, 2016
A high Framingham Risk Score was associated with decreases in executive function, according to research presented at the American Academy of…
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Nuvigil improves hallucinations, agitation, apathy in Lewy body dementia

April 19, 2016
Nuvigil significantly improved overall neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia with Lewy bodies, particularly visual hallucinations, agitation and…
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High number of ED visits recorded in patients with epilepsy

April 19, 2016
More than 830,000 visits were made to emergency departments by patients with uncontrolled epilepsy in 2012, according to research presented at the…