Miscellaneous Neurology Disorders News


Mar 16, 2020
Resolving inflammation: Could it prevent memory loss in Down syndrome and Alzheimer disease?
Researchers discover the therapeutic potential for a class of lipids to prevent progressive memory loss in a preclinical model of Down syndrome.
Mar 13, 2020
The spread of COVID-19: questions raised, some answered by neuroinfectious disease experts
As the number of cases of COVID-19 grows, neurologists should be vigilant for possible signs of the virus and stay current on recommended precautions.
Mar 04, 2020
Boosting energy levels within damaged nerves may help them heal
NIH-funded project in mice provides insights into why nerves fail to regrow following injury.
Mar 03, 2020
Visceral fat delivers signal to the brain that hurts cognition
Chronic inflammation from visceral fat prompts formation of inflammasome complexes that further amplify the immune response and inflammation.
Mar 02, 2020
Are grandma, grandpa sleepy during the day? They may be at risk for diabetes, cancer, more
Older people who experience daytime sleepiness may be at risk of developing new medical conditions, including diabetes, cancer, and high blood pressure.
Feb 28, 2020
Early intervention following traumatic brain injury reduces epilepsy risk
Study finds an immune receptor in the hippocampus is responsible for the onset of the disease after brain injuries.
Feb 24, 2020
Validating Toolbox to evaluate cognitive processing in people with intellectual disability
Study a 'big first step' in standardizing assessments.
Feb 20, 2020
As out-of-pocket costs for neurologic medications rise, people less likely to take them
The study found that increases in out-of-pocket costs by $50 were associated with lower adherence to prescriptions.
Feb 17, 2020
New VA/DoD guidelines address sleep-related issues in military personnel, veterans
Recommendations expected to change care of insomnia, sleep apnea in these unique populations.
Feb 14, 2020
How early life trauma can contribute to functional neurologic disorder
Findings may provide a better understanding of brain activity in some patients with functional neurologic disorder and others with trauma-related brain disorders.
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