15 Results for rebecca hiscott

  1. Conquering Chiari: A mother and daughter who both have Chiari malformation team up to support others living with the condition. Mom Agnes Starr, 42, shares the details.

    ...“I was in a car accident in 1999. After that I started experiencing extreme fatigue and pain. My symptoms persisted over the next four years and I eventually had an MRI, but three different doctors missed the Chiari...

    • Hiscott, Rebecca
    • Neurology Now
    • January 01, 2015
  2. Sowing Self-Esteem: A farm in upstate New York helps people with developmental disabilities cultivate practical skills and confidence.

    When Rachel Kaplan was 25, her parents, Wendy and Gary, sat down with her to discuss the possibility of her living on her own. Rachel has autism, and although she can't communicate very well verbally, she's an excellent ...

    • Hiscott, Rebecca
    • Neurology Now
    • July 01, 2016
  3. Neurology News: When Does Depression Signal Dementia?: Research says certain features of depression may hint of later dementia.

    Moodiness, loss of energy, indifference toward others, withdrawing from social activities—these may not sound like symptoms of Alzheimer's disease (AD), but a study published in January in the journal Neurology suggests ...

    • Hiscott, Rebecca
    • Neurology Now
    • May 01, 2015
  4. Brain Games: A 15-year-old aspiring neuroscientist finished second at the 2015 International Brain Bee.

    The battle of wits came down to the fifth and final challenge in the 2015 International Brain Bee, a two-day neuroscience competition for high school students held in August in Cairns, a resort town in Queensland,...

    • Hiscott, Rebecca
    • Neurology Now
    • January 01, 2015
  5. 6 Questions About Blood Pressure: A recent trial recommends a lower blood pressure target to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. A stroke expert interprets the results.

    For years, the American Heart Association has recommended a target systolic blood pressure of less than 140 to maintain good cardiovascular health. That number has guided health care professionals for decades. But a new ...

    • Hiscott, Rebecca
    • Neurology Now
    • March 01, 2016
  6. Help for Hallucinations: Psychosis is common in people with advanced Parkinson's disease. These expert tips can help manage it.

    As their Parkinson's disease progresses, up to 60 percent of people develop symptoms of psychosis, according to a 12-year study published in the Archives of Neurology in 2010. For caregivers, these symptoms can seem...

    • Hiscott, Rebecca
    • Neurology Now
    • May 01, 2016