Neurology Now

An official publication of the American Academy of Neurology, Neurology Now® is an award-winning magazine written for people with neurologic disorders and their caregivers. Neurology Now features the latest information on the advances in the diagnosis and treatment of neurologic diseases, expert advice about wellness and disease prevention, discussions of new medications and therapies, and strategies for coping with neurologic disorders and the life changes that may accompany them.

September/October 2006 Volume 2 Issue 5
DEPARTMENT: LETTER
to read, perchance to sleep. - Edison, Robin
dancing with a kindred spirit. - Cromer, Richard
another benefit of the placebo effect. - Boyd, Billy
lifting the migraine misconception. - Griffith-Jones, Danielle
a valuable resource for information. - Childress, D.
DEPARTMENT: FROM THE EDITOR
the silent epidemic: traumatic brain injury's massive impact on sufferers and society. - Brey, Robin
DEPARTMENT: THE WAITING ROOM
dark role, bright lights.
the bionic woman.
still the leader of the bandstand.
a heartfelt record for 'jerry's kids'.
the dream doctor's nightmare.
FEATURE: MARCIA CROSS
desperate for relief. - CHILDERS, LINDA
SPECIAL REPORT: BRAIN INJURY
war on the brain. - CARROLL, LINDA
saving sergeant radke. - NAUGHTON, JIM
the long road home. - CARROLL, LINDA
saving brain cells?: researchers seek treatments to minimize the damage. - CARROLL, LINDA
FEATURE: MUSIC THERAPY
sound medicine. - SHAW, GINA
FEATURE: JOSH BLUE
laughing with him. - KRECK, DICK
DEPARTMENT: EYE ON THERAPY
dementia drugs demystified: what to expect-and not to expect-from alzheimer's medications. - HURLEY, DAN
DEPARTMENT: ASK THE EXPERTS
your questions answered: stroke. - Hillis, Argye
your questions answered: neuropathy. - Latov, Norman
your questions answered: dystonia. - Lang, Anthony
your questions answered: epilepsy. - Dichter, Marc
DEPARTMENT: CLINICAL TRIAL WATCH
lullaby and good day: autistic children improving daytime behavior through better sleep. - MACREADY, NORRA
DEPARTMENT: PENNY WISE
on guard: controlling your own destiny by viewing guardianship as a last resort. - VALEO, TOM
DEPARTMENT: LIVING WELL
waiting list: six things to do in the waiting room to prepare for your doctor's visit. - AVITZUR, ORLY
DEPARTMENT: RESOURCE CENTRAL: PDF Only
help on the long road to recovery from brain injury.
DEPARTMENT: SPEAK UP
pulls of life: a doctor ponders the healing power of faith and family. - RAHMANI, RABIN