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The Prevalence of Migraine and Other Neurological Conditions Among Retired National Football League Players: A Pilot Study

Randolph W. Evans, MD

November/December 2017—Findings suggest that retired NFL players may be at increased risk for migraine, depression, anxiety, chronic pain, bedwetting, essential tremor, and Parkinson’s disease.

Forward Thinking: Advances in Neurology

November/December 2017—A review of notable neurological developments in 2017 and a preview of the year ahead.

The Cognitive and Behavioral Consequences of Hearing Loss, Part 2: Evaluation and Treatment

Ronald Devere, MD

November/December 2017—Although unrecognized hearing loss can affect quality of life and play a role in cognitive impairment, it may be reversible and/or treatable.

The Cognitive and Behavioral Consequences of Hearing Loss, Part 1

Ronald Devere, MD

October 2017—Evidence suggests a causal link between hearing decline and cognitive impairment.

Neurology Workforce Shortage Projected to Impact Alzheimer’s Care

July/August 2017—Nearly half of US states are “deserts” for neurology, according to a report presented at the recent Alzheimer’s Association International Meeting. These stat…

Conference Digest: Insights from Summer Neurology Meetings

July/August 2017—Alzheimer’s Association International Conference Diet and Cognition: A New Link. Research suggests that the benefits of a healthy diet may extend to cognitive health.…

In-Focus: Alzheimer’s Disease

June 2017—Neurodegenerative Diseases Linked by Abnormal Proteins Causing Similar Damage to Brain Cells By the Numbers The percentage increase in death rates in patients with Alz…

Intervention and Prevention: The State of Care and Research in Alzheimer’s Disease

Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD

June 2017—Several promising threads in research and policy are paving the way for much needed therapeutic interventions.

 
 

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