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ANA 2017: 142nd Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association

October 15 - 17, 2017; San Diego, California

October 15 - 17, 2017 San Diego, California
  • Deep Sleep Linked to Cognitive Performance in Parkinson's Patients with increased levels of slow-wave, or deep, sleep show higher scores on cognitive assessments, a new study shows.
  • ANA Inotersen Shows Efficacy in Hereditary ATTR Improvements in neurologic and quality-of-life endpoints were seen in patients with hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis with polyneuropathy by using the investigational drug inotersen; side effects were called 'monitorable.'
  • ANA Early Immunotherapy Prevents Disability With Limbic Encephalitis Early immunotherapy for faciobrachial dystonic seizures that precede onset of limbic encephalitis is highly effective in preventing cognitive impairment and long-term disability, a new study shows.

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