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Is Parkinson’s Care Via Telemedicine as Effective as Going to the Clinic?

(August 18, 2017)

New Method May Help Predict Risk of Bleeding After Stroke

A new scoring method may help predict who is at high risk of serious bleeding after a stroke, according to a study published in the August 2, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. (August 2, 2017)

Healthy Heart in 20s = Healthy Brain in 40s

People who take simple steps to keep their heart healthy in young adulthood, such as exercising, eating a healthy diet and controlling blood pressure and cholesterol, may keep their brain from shrinking decades later. People who take care of their heart health in young adulthood may have larger brains in middle-age, compared to people who do not take care of their heart health, according to a study published in the July 19, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. (July 28, 2017)

MMA Fighters, Boxers May Have Signs of Long-term Brain Injury in Blood

Boxers and mixed martial arts fighters may have markers of long-term brain injury in their blood, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s Sports Concussion Conference in Jacksonville, Fla., July 14 to 16, 2017. (July 14, 2017)

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