July 17, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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One Social Hour a Week Can Help Someone With Dementia

Latest Neurology News SUNDAY, July 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Just a slight increase in social interaction benefits older adults with dementia and lowers health care costs, a new British study suggests. “People with dementia who are living in [nursing] homes are among the most vulnerable in our society,” said

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July 14, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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Boxers, MMA Fighters May Face Long-Term Harm to Brain: Study

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News THURSDAY, July 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — There’s been a great deal of attention paid lately to the potential lasting damage of head blows suffered by professional football players. But what about other sports where repeated trauma to the head is also common?

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July 14, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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Health Tip: Boosting Your Memory

Latest Neurology News (HealthDay News) — Feeling forgetful? There are steps you can take to help boost your memory. The American Psychological Association suggests: Take mental snapshots. For example, visualize your car keys in a wooden bowl near your front door. This will help you remember where you left them.

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July 14, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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White Collar Workers at Higher Odds of Death From ALS, Parkinson’s

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News THURSDAY, July 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Typically, better-paying jobs and those that require higher education are thought more desirable, but a new study suggests white collar workers have a higher risk of death from two neurodegenerative diseases. The research found that richer,

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July 14, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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PTSD After Head Injury May Signal Brain Changes

Latest Neurology News THURSDAY, July 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Scientists report they have discovered biological differences in the brains of head injury patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Specifically, the area of the brain that controls emotion — the amygdala — is larger than normal in those who develop

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July 13, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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Breast-Feeding May Lower Risk of MS, Study Says

By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, July 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Women with a longer history of breast-feeding may be less likely to develop multiple sclerosis than mothers who skip breast-feeding or nurse for briefer periods, a new study suggests. Researchers compared nearly 400 women with MS

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