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neuroepidemiology

Definitions

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  • n. The epidemiology of neurological diseases.

Etymologies

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neuro- +‎ epidemiology, introduced by Dr. Len Kurland, Dr. Milton Alter, and Dr. John Kurtzke in 1967.

Examples

  • "The higher their midlife blood pressure, the more plaques and tangles they had on autopsy," says Lenore Launer, chief of neuroepidemiology at the U.S.

    NOW, REDUCE YOUR RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S

  • As the journal of the International League Against Epilepsy, subscribers every month will review scientific evidence and clinical methodology in: clinical neurology, neurophysiology, molecular biology, neuroimaging, neurochemistry, neurosurgery, pharmacology, neuroepidemiology, and therapeutic trials.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • "After adjusting for risk factors for cardiovascular disease, transient ischemic attack or stroke in middle age or late life, we found that women who suffered from migraines with aura in middle age had an almost two-fold increased risk of brain lesions in the cerebellum later in life," said Lenore Launer, Ph. D., senior author and chief of the neuroepidemiology section of the Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry in the NIA's Intramural Research Program.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • "After adjusting for risk factors for cardiovascular disease, transient ischemic attack or stroke in middle age or late life, we found that women who suffered from migraines with aura in middle age had an almost twofold increased risk of brain lesions in the cerebellum later in life," said Lenore Launer, Ph. D., senior author and chief of the neuroepidemiology section of the Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry in the NIA's Intramural Research Program.

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