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.

February/March 2011 Volume 7 Issue 1
DEPARTMENTS
concussion is serious: no one should be asked to "take one for the team.". - Brey, Robin
letters: come together. - Dassel, Kara
letters: come together. - Salem, Kate
corrections.
DEPARTMENTS: The Waiting Room
this way in: how to use pain meds safely. - VALEO, TOM
neurobics: mental juggling.
neurology news: smoking may double dementia risk. - Smolinsky, Michael
neurobics answers.
FEATURES
you, me, and adhd: after their four children were diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder-and one with asperger's syndrome-curt and shonda schilling learned to appreciate their "neurodiverse" family.. - CHILDERS, LINDA
essential facts about essential tremor: this "quiet" disease, which affects 10 million americans, is anything but benign.. - STEPHENS, STEPHANIE
a new game plan for concussion: as new research on the dangers of concussions is uncovered, treatment on sports sidelines is changing-from the little leagues to the professional level.. - GAMBLE, KATE
DEPARTMENTS: Your Questions Answered
ask the experts: bell's palsy. - LEWIS, STEVEN
ask the experts: chiari malformation. - HOLLY, LANGSTON
ask the experts: shingles. - TYLER, KENNETH
DEPARTMENTS
eye on therapy: dealing with drooling: getting rid of excess saliva goes high-tech.. - PATUREL, AMY
clinical trial watch: my experience in an als trial: topiramate didn't turn out to be a miracle drug, but i'd do it all again.. - WOLF, CATHERINE
DEPARTMENTS: Resource Central
concussion signs and symptoms.
concussion resources.
assistance directory.
research into essential tremor.
DEPARTMENTS
pictures of you wants you!!.
give and take: multiple sclerosis has taken so much, but also given me precious gifts.. - ORDNUNG, PATTI