Miscellaneous Neurology Disorders News

Jul 05, 2018
Rethinking neurodegenerative disease treatment: Target multiple pathological proteins
Penn study finds multiple "proteinopathies" present in most neurodegenerative diseases, expanding treatment to target more of them may prove successful.
Jun 26, 2018
New nuclear medicine technique could help tackle brain disease
PET reporter gene/probe system allows early assessment of success of gene therapy.
Jun 12, 2018
Children with kidney disease show blood flow changes in brain
Findings point to cerebral blood flow measurements with arterial spin labeling as a potentially valuable tool in characterizing cerebrovascular function in chronic kidney disease.
May 25, 2018
Study reveals gaps in follow-up care after concussion
Rates and components of follow-up care after traumatic brain injury varied widely from institution to institution, even among patients with the same initial degree of injury.
May 22, 2018
Mechanisms of harmful overhydration and brain swelling
Research data important for clinicians who treat patients faced with hyponatremia.
May 21, 2018
Brain simulation reveals benefits of emergency cooling treatment
Fresh insight into how the brain responds to medically induced cooling could inform treatments for head injuries and conditions such as stroke.
May 16, 2018
Non-opioid treatment for opioid withdrawal approved
Encouraging more widespread innovation and development of safe and effective treatments for opioid use disorder remains top agency priority.
Apr 19, 2018
Brain scans may help diagnose neurological, psychiatric disorders
Study shows that brain networks reliably track individuals over time.
Apr 16, 2018
NIH scientists watch the brain’s lining heal after a head injury
Study provides insights into the immune system's role in recovery after concussion in mice.
Apr 12, 2018
Sitting is bad for your brain—not just your metabolism or heart
Thinning in brain regions important for memory linked to sedentary habits.
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