A new “Position Statement” by the American Academy of Neurology has abdicated (in my view) members’ professional obligation to protect the lives of all patients — including the terminally ill — by revoking the organization’s previous universal opposition to physician-assisted suicide. Show More Summary
(American Academy of Neurology) Taking menopausal hormone therapy soon after menopause to relieve symptoms may also benefit the brain, according to a study published in the March 21, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Mementos from the Academy of Washington drag organization add a valuable thread to the tapestry of American LGBTQ history
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) recommends that adults ages 18-60 get at least seven hours of sleep every night, but a third of the population isn't meeting that minimum level of sleep. We've all heard that getting enough sleep every night is important to our health, but could it...
The American Academy of Arts and Letters has announced that Thomas Pynchon has been awarded the inaugural biennial US$100,000 Christopher Lightfoot Walker Award, "which recognizes a writer of distinction who has made a significant contribution...Show More Summary
The American Academy of Dermatology Association recommends that everyone protect themselves from the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays and perform regular self-exams to check themselves for signs of skin cancer.
(American Academy of Ophthalmology) The ability of artificial intelligence to help screen patients for a common diabetic eye disease gains momentum with a new study published online today in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Show More Summary
In 2010, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine published the first summary guidelines on how to effectively treat nightmare disorder (Aurora et al., 2010). Based on a comprehensive review of the literature, the two top interventions were psychological and pharmacological. They are Imagery Rehearsal Therapy […]
Buddhist teacher Frank Ostaseski is the 2018 recipient of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) Humanities Award. The post Frank Ostaseski receives Humanities Award from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The Journal of the American Academy of Religion has published my article on the relationship between the Tijaniyya Sufi brotherhood, particularly the community of Ibrahim Niasse (1900-1975), and Egypt’s Al-Azhar University. You can find the abstract here.
Veteran Australian actress Jacki Weaver, who gained fame stateside for her Oscar-nominated turn in 2010's "Animal Kingdom," never expected to break out into American cinema. That is, until a kind stranger predicted the Academy Award nod she'd garner after one of the film's earliest screenings....
Dr. David Bennett has been awarded the 2018 Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick's, Alzheimer's and Related Diseases by the American Academy of Neurology and the American Brain Foundation. Sometimes referred to as the Nobel Prize of Alzheimer's research, the Potamkin Prize is an internationally recognized tribute in the field.
(American Academy of Ophthalmology) The American Glaucoma Society today announced that it has awarded a grant to Mildred MG Olivier, MD, to study how often minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) devices and procedures are used in...Show More Summary
The fight against gun violence will be making an appearance at this year’s Academy Awards.
In new guidelines released Monday, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all young people over age 12 get screened for depression. Many people, including adults, are not properly diagnosed with depression or other psychiatric...Show More Summary
A new report from the American Academies of Arts and Sciences challenges preconceptions about the public face of science -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
People who eat vegetables, fruit and whole grains may have lower rates of depression over time, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 70th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, April 21 to 27, 2018.
(American Academy of Neurology) MINNEAPOLIS - People who eat vegetables, fruit and whole grains may have lower rates of depression over time, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 70th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, April 21 to 27, 2018.
Guest post by Michael LaChance at American Lookout: The folks behind the Academy Awards are starting to figure out that most Americans don’t want to hear left wing political lectures from movie stars. Ratings for other recent awards shows have been disastrous and they don’t want a repeat of that. Show More Summary
MINNEAPOLIS - Tears may hold clues to whether someone has Parkinson's disease, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 70th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, April 21...Show More Summary