Tag Archives: Neurology

New Guidelines For Mild Cognitive Impairment Recommend Exercising Weekly

Exercising twice a week may improve memory and slow the onset of dementia

The American Academy of Neurology  recently released a new set of guidelines related to mild cognitive impairment and how to mitigate its symptoms. The recommendations were published in the December 27 online issue of the AAN’s medical journal Neurology. Mild cognitive … Continue reading

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Predicting Parkinson’s?

Oxford scientists say a new “resting state fMRI” scan can detect onset of Parkinson’s

An Oxford study in last week’s Neurology brings new hope to the prospect of detecting Parkinson’s disease in its earliest stages. Currently, the disorder has no cure, remaining one of the most painful chronic illnesses due to its gradually degenerative … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Proof of Heaven” by Eben Alexander, M.D.

Neurologist Eben Alexander describes his “visit to heaven” in a Near Death Experience

“It was like being struck by a freight train,” said neurosurgeon Eben Alexander in his book Proof of Heaven (2012) on the pain he felt at 4:30 A.M. on November 10th, 2008. As both a stubborn husband and a man … Continue reading

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