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.

July/August 2009 Volume 5 Issue 4
DEPARTMENT: FROM THE EDITOR
an ounce of prevention: the best cure for disease is not getting sick in the first place.. - Brey, Robin
DEPARTMENT: LETTER
encephalitis. - Guerci, Ingrid
seizure-response dogs. - Hall, Suzi
african americans and stroke. - Raskin, Linda
parkinson's resources. - Howe, Pat
unsung heroes. - Moreno, L.
communication. - Withheld, Name
DEPARTMENT: THE WAITING ROOM: THIS WAY IN
adding a steroid to ms drugs. - Stump, Elizabeth
DEPARTMENT: THE WAITING ROOM: NEUROBICS
what's her face?. - Kim, Scott
DEPARTMENT: THE WAITING ROOM: OUR KIND OF GUY
stephen allen. - Stump, Elizabeth
DEPARTMENT: THE WAITING ROOM: NEUROLOGY NEWS
restless legs syndrome. - Farley, Todd
DEPARTMENT: THE WAITING ROOM: QUICK TIPS
what to tell your neurologist.
DEPARTMENT: THE WAITING ROOM: READING ROOM
still alice. - Chung, Sean
FEATURE: VICTORIA WILLIAMS
bittersweet symphony: with gratitude and hope, acclaimed singer-songwriter and ms sufferer victoria williams faces the music.. - GORA, SUSANNAH
FEATURE: ALZHEIMER'S AND DEMENTIA
your heart, your belly and alzheimer's: people with so-called "metabolic syndrome" may be at a higher risk of developing alzheimer's disease and dementia. here's what you should know.. - PATUREL, AMY
FEATURE: CAREGIVING
who's there?: when stroke or alzheimer's changes a person's behavior, caregiving can become extreme. here, experienced caregivers, patients, and experts share their stories and advice.. - STEPHENS, STEPHANIE
DEPARTMENT: ASK THE EXPERT: Your Question Answered
neuropathy. - WEIMER, LOUIS
aphasia. - MESULAM, MARSEL
pick's disease. - SEELEY, WILLIAM
ataxia. - WEINER, WILLIAM
DEPARTMENT: PENNY WISE
wellness in the workplace: how and why to take advantage of preventive care coverage.. - PHILLIPS, LISA
DEPARTMENT: EYE ON THERAPY
it's electric!!: vagus nerve stimulation may improve uncontrolled epileptic seizures. - WILNER, ANDREW
DEPARTMENT: RESOURCE CENTRAL
resource central.
DEPARTMENT: PHOTO ESSAY
pictures of you: a photo series of neurology now readers.. - LEVY, ANNIE
DEPARTMENT: SPEAK UP
the cerebellum blues: did my brain injury make me a better songwriter?. - SHATTUCK, JEFF