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American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2018 Annual Meeting

April 21 - 27, 2018; Los Angeles, California

April 21 - 27, 2018 Los Angeles, California

Booth #2035

Conference News

Popular News from AAN 2017

  • Even Mildly Insufficient Sleep Linked to Depression Even Mildly Insufficient Sleep Linked to Depression Getting 6 hours of sleep per night, just 1 less than 'optimum sleep duration,' was associated with 60% to 80% greater risk for depression, hopelessness, and nervousness, report investigators.
  • Mercury in Fish Tied to a Higher ALS Risk Mercury in Fish Tied to a Higher ALS Risk Mercury in fish and seafood has been linked to more than a two-fold increased risk for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, new research shows.
  • AAN Survey: 'Room for Improvement' in Cognitive Testing AAN Survey: 'Room for Improvement' in Cognitive Testing Although many behavioral neurologists are adhering to recommendations about the use of single-domain cognitive assessment tests, new survey data suggest more needs to be done.

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