New Publication – September 2018 – ALS-specific cognitive and behavior changes associated with advancing disease stage in ALS

ALS-specific cognitive and behavior changes associated with advancing disease stage in ALS

Crockford C, Newton J, Lonergan K, Chiwera T, Booth T, Chandran S, Colville S, Heverin M, Mays I, Pal S, Pender N, Pinto-Grau M, Radakovic R, Shaw C, Stephenson L, Swingler R, Vajda A, Al-Chalabi A, Hardiman O, Abrahams S. September 2018 in Neurology.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000006317


An editorial regarding the paper has also been written by Dr. Paul Wicks and Dr. Steven Albert.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000006303


The paper has received substantial news coverage, some of which can be viewed below:

George, J. (2018, September 12). ALS tied to cognitive, behavioural impairment. MedPageToday. Retrieved from https://www.medpagetoday.com/neurology/generalneurology/75063

Cara, E. (2018, September 12). One of the most famous degenerative diseases affects the brain in previously unknown ways. Gizmodo. Retrieved from https://gizmodo.com/one-of-the-most-famous-degenerative-diseases-affects-th-1828970630

Tessman, R. (2018, September 12). Contrary to popular belief, ALS does affect the mind. EurekAlert. Retrieved from https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-09/aaon-ctp090718.php

Rapaport, L. (2018, September 12). Lou Gehrig’s disease may affect the mind. Reuters. Retrieved from https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-health-als/lou-gehrigs-disease-may-affect-the-mind-idUKKCN1LS31O

Nienow, D. (2018, September 12). Lou Gehrig’s disease can also have an effect on the mind. Newsline. Retrieved from https://newsline.com/2018/09/12/lou-gehrigs-disease-can-also-have-an-effect-on-the-mind/

Contrary to popular belief, ALS does affect the mind. (2018, September 12). Medical Xpress. Retrieved from https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-09-contrary-popular-belief-als-affect.html

ALS may affect cognition, behavior. (2018, September 12). MD Linx. Retrieved from https://www.mdlinx.com/neurology/top-medical-news/article/2018/09/13/7544325

Galloway, C. (2018, September 14). Edinburgh study reveals affects motor neurone disease has on patients’ thinking and behaviour. Edinburgh Live. Retrieved from https://www.edinburghlive.co.uk/news/edinburgh-news/edinburgh-study-reveals-affects-motor-15146988

Melao, A. (2018, September 14). Problems with behavior and thinking skills evident in ALS patients and progress with the disease, study says. ALS News Today. Retrieved from https://alsnewstoday.com/2018/09/14/behavioral-and-thinking-problems-evident-in-als-and-progress-with-disease-uk-study-shows/

Anderson, P (2018, September 14). Cognitive and behavior changes common early in ALS. Medscape. Retrieved from  https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/901991

Cognitive deficits worse with ALS state (2018, September 15). AlzForum. Retrieved from https://www.alzforum.org/news/research-news/cognitive-deficits-worse-als-stage