Nov 27, 2020
Heart structure may play role in stroke risk disparities between Black and white people
Current standards for diagnosing left atrial disease that can lead to stroke may need to be updated.
Nov 26, 2020
Commonly used antibiotic shows promise for combating Zika infections
NIH preclinical study suggests FDA-approved tetracycline-based antibiotics may slow infection and reduce neurological problems.
Nov 24, 2020
Potential treatment against antibiotic-resistant bacteria causing gonorrhea and meningitis
Team demonstrates the effectiveness of an inexpensive molecule to fight antibiotic-resistant strains of the bacteria responsible for gonorrhea and meningococcal meningitis.
Nov 23, 2020
Targeting calcium overload could improve stroke outcomes
Excessive calcium contributes to harmful inflammation in ischemic stroke.
Nov 20, 2020
Gut immune cells may help send multiple sclerosis into remission
Gut immune cells travel to the brain during multiple sclerosis flare-ups and seem to be playing a protective role, helping drive symptoms back into remission.
Nov 19, 2020
Does air pollution increase women’s risk of dementia?
Study finds high levels associated with brain shrinkage patterns common in Alzheimer disease.
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 17, 2020
New ALS guideline establishes national standard for managing neurodegenerative disease
Best practice recommendations the first in Canada.
Nov 17, 2020
Sleep apnea may be risk factor for COVID-19
Connection between sleep apnea and COVID-19 confirmed by multiple studies.
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.