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.

March/April 2006 Volume 2 Issue 2
Department: Letter
a chance encounter leads to seizure surgery. - Hastings, Jeff
janet reno's active life as parkinson's therapy. - Keller, Michael
Department: From the Editor
muhammad ali's message: keep moving forward. - Brey, Robin
Article
ali's fighting spirit. - Matthews, Wallace
the bitter science: head blows from boxing can cause dementia and alzheimer's. can the same chronic brain injury also lead to parkinson's?. - Clancy, Frank
something to scream about: party of two: neve campbell uses acting fame to speak out for people living with epilepsy - starting with her cousin. - Childers, Linda
Department: Ask the Expert
your questions answered. - Spencer, David
your questions answered. - Ballaban-Gil, Karen
your questions answered. - Dyck, Peter
your questions answered. - Corboy, John
SPECIAL REPORT: ALZHEIMER'S SPECIAL REPORT
alzheimer's century: on the 100th anniversary of dr. alzheimer's discovery, new scientific advances fight a scourge of the 21st century. - STAUFFER, BRIAN
picturing and predicting your brain's future: advanced imaging can now detect changes that foreshadow alzheimer's years before the disease appears. - Shaw, Gina
how to treat ailing memory: a new diagnosis called mild cognitive impairment is a warning sign, but not necessarily of alzheimer's disease. - Valeo, Tom
Department: Living Well
prescription for preventing common medication errors. - Avitzur, Orly
Department: Penny Wise
fighting the medicare drug fire. - Samson, Kurt
Department: Clinical Trial Watch
searching for a stroke gene. - MacReady, Norra
Department: AAN Patient Advocacy
preaching from the choir in a loud unified voice. - Stone, Kathy
Department: Resource Central
for more information-from websites to books.
Department: Speak Up
temporary lourdes. - Sangirardi, Stephen