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Healthy Brain Features
Brain Matters
At the age of 23, actress Tamala Jones experienced a ruptured brain aneurysm. Now she is committed to raising awareness about the condition as a national spokesperson for the Brain Aneurysm Foundation. Read more.

Staying Sharp
An active mind and body could help save your brain. What the research shows about how you can do that in healthy ways.
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Sugar High
Ditch the sweets—evidence linking sugar with cognitive problems is on the rise. Read more.

Success Stories
Agony and Arachnoiditis
Named after its inflammation of the brain’s “spider” membrane, arachnoiditis is a rare, extremely painful condition that requires individualized treatment. Read more.

Escaping Pain
Diagnosis of nerve entrapment syndromes is challenging, but treatment can spell relief. Read more.

Globe Trotters on Four Wheels
Michael Glen, Carole Zoom, and Justin Skeesuck—three intrepid travelers with neurologic conditions—share their hard-earned wisdom on how travelers with neurologic disabilities can see the world in safety and comfort. Read more.

The above articles were provided by Neurology Now®

Neurology in the News

Memory Slips May Signal Increased Risk of Dementia Years Later. Read more.

Worry, Jealousy, Moodiness Linked to Higher Risk of Alzheimer’s in Women. Read more.

Guideline Offers Direction in Genetic Testing for Certain Types of Muscular Dystrophy. Read more.

Enter the 2015 Neuro Film Festival®
Do you have a compelling story to tell about the impact of brain disease and how it has affected your or a loved ones life? If so, we want to hear from you. Read more.

Researcher Feature
Meet Elissaios Karageorgiou, MD, one of our 2014 Clinical Research Training Fellowship recipients. Dr. Karageorgiou conducts research to accurately diagnose patients with frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) early on with the ultimate goal of stopping the degenerative process at its infancy. Read more.

Ask a Neurologist

Q. Is it possible for high levels of stress to trigger dementia and movement disorders?
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Q.Is there any way that once dementia is established, the memory can improve?
A. Read more.

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November 2014
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