Miscellaneous Neurology Disorders News

Jan 15, 2018
Research uncovers new link between head trauma, CTE, and ALS
Research opens pathway to treatment for CTE and ALS.
Jan 03, 2018
Total-body PET: Maximizing sensitivity for clinical research and patient care
The total-body PET/CT scanner provides fast, improved imaging; more comprehensive data; and reduced radiation dose.
Dec 27, 2017
Noninvasive brainwave technology improved post-traumatic stress symptoms in military
A noninvasive brainwave mirroring technology significantly reduced symptoms of post-traumatic stress in military personnel.
Dec 19, 2017
Neurological assessment in the blink of an eye?
The Blink Reflexometer, a portable technology developed by the Zucker Institute for Applied Neurosciences at the Medical University of South Carolina, measured the blink response comparably to electromyography in a small validation study.
Nov 27, 2017
Women may be more vulnerable to concussions because of “leaner” nerve fibers
'Train tracks' of female axons were more likely to break from a simulated brain injury than male axons.
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.
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