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Healthy Brain Features from Neurology Now®

Heads First
The number of children who sustain concussions is on the rise. Sports organizations are responding with stricter policies to ensure safer play. Read more. 

Rethink Chronic Pain
Opioid painkillers can be addictive and are not always appropriate for long-term use. Experts say an alternative is to think about—and treat—pain differently. Read more.

Wearing the Detectives
Wristbands, smartwatches, and other wearable devices allow for more real-time monitoring of seizures and other neurologic symptoms. Read more.

Success Stories from Neurology Now®

Out of Isolation 
When actress Madeleine Stowe's father was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in the 1960s, the family had few options and little support. Today, Stowe is offering both to other families. Read more.

Finding His Inner Artist
For John Creveling, Parkinson's disease has unleashed new creative talents. Read more.

Double Trouble
For a retired psychology professor, myasthenia gravis plays tricks with his vision, but not his sense of humor. Read more.

Neurology in the News 

Does Concussion Impact Men and Women Differently?
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People with Low Scores on Test of Thinking Skills May Be at Higher Risk for Heart Attack. Read more

Prescription for Medical Students: A Day at the Art Museum? Read more. 

Researcher Feature

Meet Kevin Sheth, MD, FAAN, one of our 2010 research award recipients. Dr. Sheth’s research focused on reducing the devastating effects of brain injury, particularly testing new medications to prevent brain swelling. Read more.

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Have a question related to traumatic brain injury? Here’s a chance to submit your question about traumatic brain injury to a leading neuroscience professional from the American Academy of Neurology. Email us with your question.
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