15 Results for rebecca hiscott

  1. Food for Thought: A café in New York City serves up flavorful meals and education about brain health.

    The menu at Honeybrains, a 35-seat café in Manhattan that opened in November 2016, lists the sort of trendy fare you might expect from a hot new eatery in the Big Apple: whole-grain toast with crushed avocado, lemon,...

    • Hiscott, Rebecca
    • Neurology Now
    • May 01, 2017
  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. 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
  6. Rest, Assured: Experts say improving sleep habits is better for insomnia than sleeping pills.

    ...“I tell all my patients, ‘Sleep doesn't come in a bottle,'” says Todd J. Swick, MD, an assistant clinical professor of neurology at the University of Texas School of Medicine, medical director of Houston Sleep and...

    • Hiscott, Rebecca
    • Neurology Now
    • September 01, 2015