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Group calls for more caution with concussions

...concussion, they should be taken out of action immediately, new guidelines from a major medical group say.The American Academy of Neurology said athletes shouldn't resume playing until they've been fully evaluated and cleared by a professional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-03-18/group-calls-more-caution-con
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...telephone on the shoulder for long periods can trigger a stroke. Writing in Neurology, the journal of the American Academy of Neurology, a French neurologist, Dr. Mathieu Zuber, describes the experience of a healthy 43-year-old psychiatrist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/09/liv_276972.shtml
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MCG doctors find new disorder

...researchers at Medical College of Georgia say. In a study presented last week at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, neuropathologist Manuel Casanova and colleagues say what was once called paraphrenia or late-onset schizophrenia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/21/tec_339837.shtml
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Cells might aid stroke recovery

...according to the company that produces them. In work that was presented Friday at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, the MCG team showed that rats that were induced to have a stroke and then given the marrow-derived cells...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/08/met_76599.shtml
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Health briefs

...orientation, attention and calculation. The Dutch researchers reported to the recent annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology that smokers suffered more declines than nonsmokers or former smokers. "When comparing yearly cognitive change...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/04/ent_230148.shtml
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Health capsules: Brain drain?

...health continues well into the extremes of our current age span," he reported in Neurology, a journal of the American Academy of Neurology. MRI brain scans were used to determine brain tissue volume. Previous studies suggesting that older people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/18/ent_256489.shtml
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Scientists look to link brain tumors, virus

...need to do now is to make sure there is even a human correlation," Blumenthal explained Monday during the American Academy of Neurology's annual meeting in Denver. She presented the tumor-virus research at the event on behalf of Greenlee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/18/tec_339230.shtml
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Study: Military vets face elevated risk of Lou Gehrig's disease

...epidemiologist at Harvard School of Public Health, and presented Wednesday at a meeting in San Francisco of the American Academy of Neurology. His team looked at men who served during both world wars, Korea and Vietnam, and found that their risk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/29/liv_413820.shtml
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Experts say concussions need to be closely studied

...more complicated than just waiting until symptoms disappear, said Dr. Anthony Alessi, who co-chairs the American Academy of Neurology's sports neurology section. He's working to update the academy's 1997 guidelines on how long to keep...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/31/hig_553960.shtml
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Study raises questions on concussions

...Anthony Alessi, a neurologist in Norwich, Conn., who co-chairs the sports neurology section of the American Academy of Neurology, said the study provides more evidence of just such a connection. Dr. Scott A. Small, an expert on Alzheimer's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/01/pro_550189.shtml
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