Jul 01, 2020
Infant sleep problems can signal mental disorders in adolescents
Specific sleep problems among babies and very young children can be linked to mental disorders in adolescents.
Jun 30, 2020
Light drinking may protect brain function
Study shows that for older people it could help cognitive condition.
Jun 29, 2020
Repeated head impacts associated with later-life depression symptoms, worse cognitive function
Largest study to date on living patients lends insight into the differences between the consequences of traumatic brain injury or concussion and repetitive subconcussive head impacts.
Jun 26, 2020
FDA approves new therapy for Dravet syndrome
Drug offers an additional effective treatment option for the treatment of seizures associated with Dravet syndrome.
Jun 25, 2020
Why do more women have Alzheimer disease than men? It’s not just from living longer
Risk of Alzheimer disease may be associated with hormonal changes due to menopause, specifically the loss of estrogen.
Jun 24, 2020
Study links increased exercise with lower sleep apnea risk
Study is the largest to date focused on the relationship between sleep apnea and levels of physical activity.
Jun 23, 2020
Focused ultrasound shows promise against deadliest brain tumor
Focused sound waves create tiny bubbles inside cancer cells, causing them to die.
Jun 22, 2020
Doing no harm reduces the risk of stroke
For patients with brain arteriovenous malformations, not having surgery or getting radiation therapy can result in an almost 70% lower risk of having a stroke or dying.
Jun 19, 2020
CDC reports a novel strain of antibiotic-resistant meningitis
CDC issues new recommendation for treatment of deadly meningitis.
Jun 19, 2020
MRI test for football players that could detect chronic traumatic encephalopathy
New methodology uses brain imaging techniques and analytical methods to determine whether football players have chronic traumatic encephalopathy by measuring leakage of the blood-brain barrier.