American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

The latest news from the AAN annual meeting along with researcher interviews and clinician insight.
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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…
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Online portal for PCPs, patients effective for pediatric migraine treatment

April 19, 2016
Providing primary care physicians with a tool designed specifically for treating pediatric migraine may lead to overall improvements in…
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Autism common comorbidity of genetic disorders

April 19, 2016
Recent findings presented at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting indicated autism spectrum disorders are a common comorbidity of genetic…
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Late-onset OCD may indicate dementia risk

April 18, 2016
Obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms often occur prior to dementia diagnosis and are frequently accompanied by anxiety, depression and psychosis…
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Hypertensive pregnancy disorders associated with worse neurological outcomes

April 18, 2016
Hypertensive pregnancy disorders were associated with smaller brain volume and slower cognitive performances, according to research presented at the…