Nov 06, 2017
Depressed with a chronic disease? Consider alternative therapies
Scientists find that commonly prescribed antidepressants aren't effective in people battling both depression and a chronic medical disease, raising a critical question of whether doctors should enact widespread changes in how they treat millions of depressed Americans.
Nov 03, 2017
Blood-clotting protein prevents repair in the brain
Study may lead to new treatments for diseases like multiple sclerosis.
Nov 01, 2017
Why do some head knocks cause more damage than others?
As researchers piece together puzzling patterns of brain damage after concussions, one study finds that damaging shock waves intensified deep inside the brain after head impacts.
Oct 27, 2017
New patent will allow for the relief of chronic neuropathic pain
Researchers patent an innovative formulation based on nanotechnology, which is designed to relieve chronic neuropathic pain.
Oct 26, 2017
Smell sensitivity varies with circadian rhythm, study suggests
Smell sensitivity varies over the course of each day, tracking with the body's internal day-night cycle, or circadian rhythm.
Oct 25, 2017
Back on ice, but young hockey players’ brains still recovering from concussion
Hockey players in their early teens who have had a concussion may still have brain changes three months later.
Oct 19, 2017
Veterans study reports reduction in suicide ideation after HBOT
Study shows that compared to controls, the patients' brain scans were significantly abnormal before HBOT treatment and became statistically indistinguishable from controls in 75% of abnormal areas after treatment.
Oct 03, 2017
NIH researchers uncover drain pipes in our brains
Results provide first evidence of the body's waste system in the human brain.
Sep 27, 2017
Researchers identify possible biomarker for diagnosing CTE during life
A new biomarker for chronic traumatic encephalopathy has been discovered that may allow the disease to be diagnosed during life for the first time.
Sep 22, 2017
Strategy might prevent infections in patients with spinal cord injuries
Research breaks new ground in the development of treatments to prevent and reduce the incidence of infections without the use of antibiotics.