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Latest Neurology News

Researchers Look to New Alzheimer’s Theories

By Nancy Wurtzel Billions of dollars have been spent searching for a cure or effective treatment for Alzheimer’s and related degenerative brain diseases. Sticky protein plaques formed by beta amyloid […]

Primary Clinicians: Check the Brain’s Vital Signs During Medicare Annual Wellness Visit

By Nancy Wurtzel The brain is the only vital organ not routinely assessed in clinical practice, but that’s changing, especially for patients over 65. Since age is one of the […]

Primary Care Doctors: How to Talk to Patients About Memory Loss

Primary care physicians are often the first health care provider to see memory problems in their patients, often when symptoms are obvious.  However, detecting cognitive issues earlier is challenging because […]

New York State Reports Cases of Pediatric Inflammatory Syndrome Tied to COVID-19

The New York State Department of Health issued an advisory on May 6 regarding cases of pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome potentially associated with COVID-19.

David Shulkin, M.D., on COVID-19 Financial Consequences for Health Care System

Health care organizations are facing hard financial decisions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but an end is in sight as some are beginning to slowly open back up around the country, according to David Shulkin, M.D. Shulkin, who served as ninth secretary for Veterans Affairs and is former president and CEO of Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, spoke with HealthDay during a live stream on the HealthDay YouTube channel and live blog.

ADHD Rates Up in Veterans

The number of veterans being diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is increasing, according to a study published in the March issue of Medical Care.

Mothers With Autism Face Higher Rates of Postpartum Depression

Mothers with autism face unique challenges, and the stigma of being autistic can further exacerbate communication issues, according to a study published online Jan. 6 in Molecular Autism.