Miscellaneous Neurology Disorders News

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.
Nov 26, 2018
Vitamin K-dependent antagonist coagulopathy associated with synthetic cannabinoid use
COCA updated outbreak alert provides clinical guidance for potential life-threatening hemorrhage with brodifacoum exposure while on oral vitamin K1 therapy.
Nov 19, 2018
Drug used for PTSD may worsen nightmares, not reduce suicidal thoughts
Study looking at whether the drug prazosin, best known for treating high blood pressure but also used to treat PTSD-related sleep problems, can reduce suicidal thoughts has yielded surprising results.
Nov 16, 2018
Cell study reveals how head injuries lead to serious brain diseases
Biologists have discovered how head injuries adversely affect individual cells and genes that can lead to serious brain disorders.
Nov 12, 2018
New concussion recommendations for kids
Light activity, electronics OK during recovery.
Nov 11, 2018
Researchers find further link between a-fib, brain injury, and possible neurodegeneration
Study finds that patients with atrial fibrillation also show signs of asymptomatic brain injury.
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