Feb 07, 2019
Body building supplement could be bad for the brain
People taking the protein supplement L-norvaline should be aware of its potential for harm, scientists say.
Jan 18, 2019
Investigation evaluates effects of environmental exposures on neurologic disorders
New systematic approach identifies herbicide linuron as inflammation activator.
Jan 15, 2019
3D-printed implant promotes nerve cell growth to treat spinal cord injury
In rat models, the novel scaffolding mimicked natural anatomy and boosted stem cell-based treatment; the approach is scalable to humans and advances effort toward clinical trials.
Jan 11, 2019
Excessive body fat around the middle linked to smaller brain size
Carrying extra body fat, especially around the middle, may be linked to brain shrinkage.
Jan 03, 2019
AAN calls for uniformity of brain death determination
The American Academy of Neurology is calling for uniform brain death laws, policies and practices.
Dec 10, 2018
Regrowing damaged nerves hinges on shutting down key genes
Injured neurons temporarily revert to immature state.
Dec 04, 2018
Spinal injury throws body clocks off schedule
Chronotherapies in ICU could someday improve recovery.
Dec 03, 2018
Electrical stimulation device developed for brain treatments without major surgery
Australian researchers have developed a tiny device that electrically stimulates the brain and could one day be used to treat conditions such as epilepsy and Parkinson's disease without invasive surgery.
Nov 30, 2018
How to detect signs of neurodegeneration earlier and more accurately
Signs of neurodegenerative diseases can be detected during the examination of medical samples by means of fluorescence microscopy.
Nov 28, 2018
Antibiotic could protect against neurodegenerative diseases during aging
The antibiotic minocycline can increase the lifespan of aged roundworms and prevent the build-up of proteins, revealing a protective mechanism that could be exploited therapeutically to help prevent neurodegenerative diseases.