Miscellaneous Neurology Disorders News

Oct 14, 2019
Microbleeds may worsen outcome after head injury
Study examines effects of blood vessel damage following brain injury.
Oct 09, 2019
Rest may help reduce post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms
Period of rest following a traumatic event can reduce the subsequent development of involuntary "memory intrusions."
Oct 02, 2019
Room for improvement in drug dosage timing in hospitals
Study indicates many hospitals provide medications according to the practicalities of their staffing schedules rather than the ideal dosing times for their patients.
Sep 27, 2019
Sport has its benefits but do not overdo it
Study shows that intensive physical training can harm brain capacity, particularly cognitive control.
Sep 26, 2019
Blood-brain barrier damage occurs even with mild head trauma
Study of adolescent and adult athletes finds evidence of damage to the brain's protective barrier, without a reported concussion.
Sep 25, 2019
Brain anatomy changes with maturation to adolescence
Researchers correlate brain anatomy and metabolism with behavioral development.
Sep 24, 2019
Menopausal night sweats linked with cognitive dysfunction
New study suggests paradox of night sweats increasing sleep duration while impairing cognitive performance.
Sep 10, 2019
Repetitive impacts key to understanding sports-associated concussions
Study indicates repetitive impacts - as opposed to single events - cause the all-important damage to blood vessels in the brain.
Aug 27, 2019
Peptide hydrogels could help heal traumatic brain injuries
Researchers report a self-assembling peptide hydrogel that, when injected into the brains of rats with traumatic brain injury, increases blood vessel regrowth and neuronal survival.
Aug 19, 2019
When a diseased liver disrupts the brain
Researchers have demonstrated how chronic liver diseases cause molecular changes in the brain.
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