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Oct 22, 2020
Diagnostic, therapeutic advance for Machado-Joseph disease
Researchers have developed a potential test for Machado-Joseph disease, or spinocerebellar ataxia type 3.
Oct 21, 2020
Gut hormone blocks brain cell formation and is linked to dementia in Parkinson disease
Gut hormone, ghrelin, is a key regulator of new nerve cells in the adult brain.
Oct 20, 2020
Focal epilepsy often overlooked
Earlier diagnosis could lead to fewer car accidents.
Oct 19, 2020
“Rare” brain disorder may not be so rare anymore, trends in Japan reveal
Scientists show that incidence and mortality of a rare brain disorder in Japan almost doubled from 2005 to 2014.
Oct 16, 2020
Investigational ALS drug prolongs patient survival in clinical trial
An experimental medication that was recently shown to slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis has now demonstrated the potential to also prolong patient survival.
Oct 15, 2020
Nerves that sense touch may play role in autism
Oct 14, 2020
New scientific study shows brain injuries can be unbroken by innovative neurotechnologies
Canadian veteran Captain Trevor Greene pushes the limits of physical, cognitive and PTSD recovery from Afghanistan axe attack.
Oct 13, 2020
COVID-19 frequently causes neurological injuries
Virus responsible for COVID-19 causes potentially damaging neurologic injuries in about 1 in 7 infected.
Oct 12, 2020
The choroid plexus: a conduit for prenatal inflammation?
These tiny fronds of tissue protect the developing brain -- but may also pass on inflammation from the mother.
Oct 08, 2020
Simple sugar possible therapy for repairing myelin in multiple sclerosis
N-acetylglucosamine activates myelin stem cells to promote primary myelination and myelin repair.
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