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Jan 21, 2021
Brain pressure disorder that causes headache, vision problems on rise
Increase corresponds with obesity rates, linked to low socioeconomic status in women.
Jan 20, 2021
Fatty acid may help combat multiple sclerosis
Dietary change might help treat some people with the autoimmune disease.
Jan 19, 2021
Personalized brain stimulation alleviates severe depression symptoms
Case study shows promising proof of concept for ongoing clinical trial.
Jan 15, 2021
Study demonstrates efficacy of new treatment for neurofibromatosis type 1-related tumors
Phase 2 clinical trial involving CHOP and the Neurofibromatosis Clinical Trials Consortium showed cabozantinib reduced tumor volume and pain.
Jan 13, 2021
SARS-CoV-2 can infect neurons and damage brain tissue
Study may help researchers develop treatments for the various neurological symptoms associated with COVID-19.
Jan 12, 2021
Study finds fragmented sleep patterns can predict vulnerability to chronic stress
These important findings have the potential to inform the development of sleep tests that can help identify who may be susceptible -- or resilient -- to future stress.
Jan 11, 2021
Faulty metabolism of Parkinson disease medication in the brain linked to severe side effects
Study sheds light on reason levodopa declines in efficacy after a few years' use.
Jan 07, 2021
Effects of Huntington’s disease mutation may begin in childhood
The neurodevelopmental hypothesis of Huntington disease suggests its origins are rooted in childhood when the mutant gene that causes the disease begins to affect both brain and body growth and development.
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 05, 2021
Scientists seek faster route to treat depression
The research group used epigenetic modulators to try to 'erase' the damage done by stress to neuroplasticity. The study showed that acute intervention in epigenetic mechanisms produces antidepressant-like effects more rapidly than conventional drugs.
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