Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Nerve Pain in the Legs? Medical Marijuana May Alter Brain Connections, Bring Relief

When medical marijuana is taken for chronic nerve pain, it may provide pain relief by reducing connections between the areas of the brain that process emotions and sensory signals, according to a study published in the September 5, 2018, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation May Help Treat Symptoms of Rare Movement Disorders

Electrical stimulation of the brain and spinal cord may help treat the symptoms of rare movement disorders called neurodegenerative ataxias, according to a study published in the August 22, 2018, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Does Menopausal Hormone Therapy Maintain the Brain?

Taking menopausal hormone therapy soon after menopause to relieve symptoms may also benefit the brain, according to a study published in the March 21, 2018, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Illinois Researcher Awarded $100,000 Potamkin Prize for Dementia Research

The American Academy of Neurology and the American Brain Foundation are awarding an Illinois researcher the 2018 Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick’s, Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases for his work in dementia research. David A. Bennett, MD, of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and a member of the American Academy of Neurology, will be honored at the American Academy of Neurology’s 70th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, April 21-27, 2018.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Missouri Researcher Wins $50,000 Sheila Essey Award: An Award for ALS Research

The American Academy of Neurology, The ALS Association and the American Brain Foundation are awarding the 2018 Sheila Essey Award to Timothy M. Miller, MD, PhD, from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo., and a member of the American Academy of Neurology. The award recognizes significant research contributions in the search for the causes, prevention and cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Physically Fit Women Nearly 90 Percent Less Likely to Develop Dementia

Women with high physical fitness at middle age were nearly 90 percent less likely to develop dementia decades later, compared to women who were moderately fit, according to a study published the March 14, 2018, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study measured the women’s cardiovascular fitness based on an exercise test.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Eating Fish May Be Tied to a Reduced Risk of MS

Eating fish at least once a week or eating fish one to three times per month in addition to taking daily fish oil supplements may be associated with a reduced risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 70th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, April 21 to 27, 2018. These findings suggest that the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish may be associated with lowering the risk of developing MS.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Diet Shown to Reduce Stroke Risk May Also Reduce Risk of Depression

People who eat vegetables, fruit and whole grains may have lower rates of depression over time, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 70th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, April 21 to 27, 2018.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Caffeine Level in Blood May Help Diagnose People with Parkinson’s Disease

Testing the level of caffeine in the blood may provide a simple way to aid the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, according to a study published in the January 3, 2018, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Press Room Registration Is Open for 2018 AAN Annual Meeting

Registration is now open to journalists planning to attend the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) in Los Angeles, April 21 to 27, 2018. The AAN Annual Meeting is the world’s largest gathering of neurologists who come together to share the latest advances in neurologic research.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Simple Blood Test May Predict MRI Disease Activity in MS

A blood test to monitor a nerve protein in the blood of people with multiple sclerosis (MS) may help predict whether disease activity is flaring up, according to a study published in the November 29, 2017, online issue of Neurology(r) Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation, an official journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Virtual Reality Training May Be as Effective as Regular Therapy After Stroke

Using virtual reality therapy to improve arm and hand movement after a stroke is equally as effective as regular therapy, according to a study published in the November 15, 2017, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.