Miscellaneous Neurology Disorders News

Jan 06, 2021
Bedside EEG test can aid prognosis in unresponsive brain injury patients
Assessing the ability of unresponsive patients with severe brain injury to understand what is being said to them could yield important insights into how they might recover.
Jan 04, 2021
Nanoparticle drug-delivery system developed to treat brain disorders
Nanoparticle platform can facilitate therapeutically effective delivery of encapsulated agents in mice with a physically breached or intact blood-brain barrier.
Dec 28, 2020
Neurologists say there is no medical justification for police use of neck restraints
In a perspective piece, they note that some police departments justify these tactics with misleading language.
Dec 23, 2020
People in rural areas less likely to receive specialty care for neurologic conditions
Study underlines the need to ensure that rural areas have a supply of neurologists to meet demand.
Dec 14, 2020
No association between COVID-19 and Guillain-Barré syndrome
Neuroscientists at UCL have found no significant association between COVID-19 and the potentially paralysing and sometimes fatal neurological condition Guillain-Barré syndrome.
Dec 07, 2020
First in nation treatment for chronic subdural hematoma at Los Robles Health System
STEM trial allows for a better understanding into cSDH's natural progression and the safety and efficacy of current treatment strategies.
Nov 18, 2020
Diabetes, hypertension may increase risk of COVID-19 brain complications
Some patients with COVID-19 are at higher risk of neurological complications like bleeding in the brain and stroke.
Nov 12, 2020
Researchers develop approach to prevent toxicity tied to neurologic gene therapy
Advancement improves safety for gene therapies targeting the central nervous system.
Nov 11, 2020
Study finds playing brain games before surgery helps improve recovery
Essentially, your brain can be prepared for surgery, just as the body can, by keeping your mind active and challenged.
Nov 10, 2020
Electrical stimulation reduces swallowing problems in patients with neurologic conditions
Swallowing problems improved with treatment, allowing feeding tubes to be removed and for patients to be discharged from hospital.
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