February-march 2012 - Volume 8 - Issue 1
pp: 4-40

From the Editor


The Waiting Room

Ask the Experts

Living Well

Resource Central

Photo Essay

Speak Up

Jim Nantz

Speaking of Alzheimer's: CBS Broadcaster Jim Nantz's famous voice has never been clearer.

Farley, Todd

Neurology Now . 8(1):14-19, February-march 2012.

For over 25 years, Jim Nantz has been the voice of CBS Sports. After his dad was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in the 1990s, Nantz found something else to be vocal about. He wrote a best-selling book in memory of his late father in 2008 and then opened the Nantz National Alzheimer Center.


Sounds of Silence: Living with tinnitus can be frustrating—even debilitating. But with the right treatment, people can learn to tune out the noise.

Gamble, Kate Huvane

Neurology Now . 8(1):20-25, February-march 2012.

Roughly 36 million Americans never experience silence. Instead, they hear a constant ringing or buzzing in their ears known as tinnitus. Photographer David Keenan tells Neurology Now how he learned to turn down the volume of this potentially debilitating disorder.

Pseudobulbar Affect

A Flood of Emotions: Treating the uncontrollable crying and laughing of pseudobulbar affect.

Gordon, Debra

Neurology Now . 8(1):26-29, February-march 2012.

Many individuals with pseudobulbar affect—characterized by prolonged and unexplained episodes of laughing and crying—live in constant fear of their next outburst. Now, with one medication already approved by the FDA and other treatments in the works, patients may finally be able to regain control of their emotions and their lives.

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