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What Percentage of ALS Is Genetic?

Up to 90 percent of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) report that they have no family history of the disease. Now, new research has found approximately 17 percent of such ALS cases may be caused by a gene mutation, according to a study published in the June 21, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Parkinson’s Is Partly an Autoimmune Disease, Study Finds

Researchers have found the first direct evidence that autoimmunity plays a role in Parkinson’s disease, suggesting that immunosuppressants might play a role in treatment.

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Head Impact Exposure Increases as Youth Football Players Get Older, Bigger

Youth football players are exposed to more and more forceful head impacts as they move up in age- and weight-based levels of play, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Preserves Memory and Protects Brain Against Alzheimer's Disease, New Research at Temple Shows

The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia.

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Familiar Faces Look Happier Than Unfamiliar Ones

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It’s a cheesy pick-up line: “Haven’t I seen you somewhere before?” It might also be something that profoundly alters how we perceive other people. According to research from UC San Diego, familiar faces look happier to us than unfamiliar ones, even when faces are objectively expressing the same emotion to the same degree.

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Shared Decision-Making Is Cornerstone of Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

One of the cornerstones of multiple sclerosis treatment is shared decision-making between patients and their doctors and nurses, according to a paper in the journal Practical Neurology.

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Mount Sinai Health System to Participate in the 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival

CEO Kenneth L. Davis, MD, and Other Leaders to be Featured Speakers, June 22 to July 1, 2017 Complementary Heart Health and Skin Cancer Screenings Provided at the Mount Sinai Health Concourse at Aspen Meadows

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Brain Tumors: Still Devastating, but Treatment Has Come a Long Way

A UAB neurosurgeon discusses advances in brain tumor diagnosis and treatment that are bringing renewed hope to the battle against brain cancer.







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