Miscellaneous Neurology Disorders News

Apr 08, 2021
Chronic sinus inflammation appears to alter brain activity
Study findings may help explain patients' complaints of poor concentration and other cognitive symptoms that accompany sinusitis.
Apr 05, 2021
Scientists scour genes of 53,000+ people to better battle dangerous diseases
Analysis gives insights into heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders, paving the way for new and better ways to treat and prevent some of the most common causes of disability and death.
Mar 29, 2021
Experimental antibodies for Parkinson disease, Alzheimer disease may cause harmful inflammation
Scientists find evidence that antibody-based treatments in clinical trials for neurodegenerative diseases may trigger an inflammatory response in human brain immune cells, eroding their positive effects.
Mar 25, 2021
Anabolic androgenic steroids accelerate brain aging
Brain imaging reveals long-term effects.
Mar 24, 2021
Leaky blood-brain barrier linked to brain tissue damage in brain aging disease
Study shows people with cerebral small vessel disease who have blood-brain barrier leakage had more brain tissue damage over 2 years than people with less blood-brain barrier leakage.
Mar 18, 2021
Could birth control pills ease concussion symptoms in female athletes?
High levels of progesterone during menstrual cycle reduce stress after concussion and speed recovery.
Mar 17, 2021
How pregnancy turns the stress response on its head
Researchers seek elusive link between prenatal stress and offspring mental health.
Mar 15, 2021
Study suggests role of sleep in healing traumatic brain injuries
Technique developed at OHSU measures brain's waste-clearance system through MRIs.
Mar 05, 2021
Researchers discover new way to halt excessive inflammation
Researchers find a new way to "put the brakes" on excessive inflammation.
Mar 03, 2021
New study gives the most detailed look yet at the neuroscience of placebo effects
Placebo treatments to reduce pain reduce pain-related activity in multiple areas of the brain.
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