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Neurology

Articles
Incentives May Lead to Greater Support for Practice Goals
Incentives may aid employees in meeting practice goals, according to an article published May 23 in Medical Economics.
Articles
AAFP Joins White House Summit on Concussion
Considerable funding will be devoted to research into concussion injury and promotion of sports safety, according to a report from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
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The political alignment of physicians in the United States has shifted from predominantly Republican to predominantly Democrat, based in part on the larger number of women physicians and smaller percentage of physicians practicing solo or in small practices, according to research published online June 2 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Psychiatry
Head Injury Tied to Development of Psychiatric Disorders
Patients who experience a head injury have an increased risk of receiving a subsequent diagnosis for a psychiatric disorder.
Articles
Many
A new government document finds that more than a quarter of the eight million people who signed up for coverage under the Obama Administration's new health care law have "inconsistencies" in the data they supplied.
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Bilingualism May Aid Later-life Cognition
Bilingualism may have a positive effect on later-life cognition, according to a study published online June 2 in the Annals of Neurology.
Articles
Potential New Target for Neuropathic Pain Therapies
Researchers have identified a compound that reduces the levels of a key enzyme that regulates activity in pain receptors, pointing the way to new therapies for treating some forms of back pain, shingles, and other types of chronic neuropathic pain.
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Midlife Hypertension Affects Late-life Blood Pressure, Brain Pathology Link
For older men and women without dementia, the impact of late-life blood pressure on brain pathology varies with their history of midlife hypertension, according to a study published online June 4 in Neurology.
Pulmonology
COPD Linked to Increased Risk of Mild Cognitive Decline
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are twice as likely to develop mild cognitive impairment.
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Newer Dopaminergic Agents for Idiopathic Parkinson
The newer non-ergoline-derived dopaminergic agents appear to cause only minimal endocrine effects when used to treat idiopathic Parkinson’s disease.
Conferences
American Academy of Neurology 2013 Annual Meeting
Pain Week 2013
64th American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting
2012 Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC)
The 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology
Pain Week 2010
American Academy of Neurology 2009
International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2009
American Epilepsy Society 2008
Condition Centers