Miscellaneous Neurology Disorders News

Sep 24, 2020
Handheld device could provide fast method to diagnose concussions in youth athletes
The device measures how the pupil responds to light and showed clear differences in concussions in a prospective study.
Sep 17, 2020
New smart drug delivery system may help treatment for neurological disorders
Drug delivery technology is aimed at helping people with spinal cord and other nervous system disorders.
Sep 11, 2020
How does chronic stress induce bone loss?
Study finds that a central neural circuit from the forebrain to the hypothalamus mediates chronic stress-induced bone loss via the peripheral sympathetic nervous system.
Sep 08, 2020
Thyroid inflammation linked to anxiety disorders
Study suggests thyroid inflammation should be investigated as an underlying factor in psychiatric disorders, such as anxiety.
Sep 02, 2020
Kidney problems as a young adult may affect thinking skills in midlife
Preserving kidney function in the young a potential strategy to improved thinking skills in midlife.
Sep 01, 2020
Brain estrogen is key to brain protection when oxygen is low
Study demonstrates that neuron-derived estrogen is critical to astrocyte activation following an ischemic injury like a stroke.
Aug 27, 2020
New era in brain monitoring technology
New technology could improve diagnosis of epilepsy and lead to personalized treatment options.
Aug 19, 2020
Researchers find way to speed up nerve regrowth for trauma patients
Electrical stimulation a week before surgery causes nerves to regenerate 3 to 5 times faster, leading to better outcomes.
Aug 18, 2020
Cashew shell compound appears to mend damaged nerves
Experiment finds shell of the cashew nut promotes the repair of myelin.
Aug 10, 2020
Gulf war illness, chronic fatigue syndrome distinct illnesses, study suggests
Brain imaging study shows the two illnesses produce distinctly different, abnormal patterns of brain activity after moderate exercise.
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