Items Tagged ‘American Academy of Neurology’

January 5, 2018

Exercising twice a week can keep symptoms of MCI at bay

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

International Business Times by Bikash Rai According to the American Academy of Neurology, doing mild exercise at least twice a week not only will improve the thinking ability but also will help in an effective development of memory in people suffering from mild cognitive impairment( MCI)…”Regular physical exercise has long been shown to have health […]

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Tags: American Academy of Neurology, Dr. Ronald Petersen, International Business Times, mild cognitive impairment


May 15, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations NY Times AGING AMERICA: Exercise as the Fountain […]

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Tags: 11 Alive Atlanta, 3-D printing, 3D printers, Abbigail Carlsen, ABC 15 Arizona, ABC.es (Spain), ABC15, Access Atlanta, Advanced Primary Stroke Center at Mayo Clinic in Florida, aerobic activity, aging, American Academy of Neurology


April 25, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Kingman Daily Miner Mayo Clinic tour starts in […]

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February 28, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News.   Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations LA Times Bit by bit, a more […]

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March 29, 2013

Using Your Head: Mayo Clinic finding a way to diagnose concussions with more certainty

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

At the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, neurologists are discovering new ways to diagnose concussions. Research shows that autonomic reflex testing, which measures involuntary changes in heart rate and blood pressure, consistently shows significant changes in those with concussions. The findings were presented at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting held in San Diego last […]

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Tags: American Academy of Neurology, autonomic reflex testing, blood pressure, Chicago Health, concussion, diagnosis, heart rate


March 21, 2013

Cognitive Outcomes Good With Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Patients surviving out-of-hospital cardiac arrest have shown better survival if treated with therapeutic hypothermia, and initial data now suggest that most of the patients who do survive after hypothermia have preserved cognitive function and are able to return to work. The cognitive function data were presented here at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) meeting […]

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Tags: American Academy of Neurology, cardiac arrest, Dr. Samuel Moore, Medscape Today, therapeutic hypothermia


March 19, 2013

Alzheimer’s Kills More in U.S. as Advocates Seek Funding

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

While the National Alzheimer’s Project Act was signed into law in January 2011 to coordinate efforts to treat and prevent Alzheimer’s, funding hasn’t caught up, advocates and researchers said. “Even before the sequester, the National Institute on Aging was only funding about 1 in 10 of the grants they received even though easily twice as many were meritorious,” said […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, American Academy of Neurology, Bloomberg, Dr. David Knopman, funding, National Alzheimer's Project Act, National Institute on Aging


March 18, 2013

Quest 5-in-1 Demential Test May Help Rule Out Alzheimer’s

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Quest’s testing panel may not turn up a huge number of treatable cases of dementia. Reversible forms are much less common than Alzheimer’s disease and others such as vascular dementia, said David Knopman, a member of the American Academy of Neurology and a professor of neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. “Unfortunately and disappointingly, it is exceedingly rare” to […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, American Academy of Neurology, Bloomberg, dementia, Dr. David Knopman, Quest, treatable dementia, vascular dementia


February 8, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

      February 8, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise […]

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Tags: AAN, AASM, ABSM, American Academy of Neurology, American Sleep Disorders Association, ASDC, Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Banner Sun Health Research Institute, Cardiology, cholesterol, Dr. Charles Adler, Dr. Steven Kopecky


February 5, 2013

New saliva gland test may better diagnose patients with Parkinson’s

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

It’s difficult for patients to absolutely know if they have Parkinson’s disease…But now, a conclusive clinical test may soon be available.  Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Arizona have found that examining a specific portion of a person’s saliva gland may be able to diagnose someone with Parkinson’s…“[During the autopsy] you can see the protein […]

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Tags: abnormal protein, American Academy of Neurology, clinical test, Fox News, parkinson's disease, saliva gland


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