Mar 16, 2020
Resolving inflammation: Could it prevent memory loss in Down syndrome and Alzheimer disease?
Researchers discover the therapeutic potential for a class of lipids to prevent progressive memory loss in a preclinical model of Down syndrome.
Mar 13, 2020
The spread of COVID-19: questions raised, some answered by neuroinfectious disease experts
As the number of cases of COVID-19 grows, neurologists should be vigilant for possible signs of the virus and stay current on recommended precautions.
Mar 12, 2020
Scientists pinpoint a brain region that stops breathing in pediatric epilepsy
Finding could help predict risk for sudden unexpected death due to epilepsy.
Mar 11, 2020
Diet has an impact on the multiple sclerosis disease course
Study shows the application of propionic acid in addition to multiple sclerosis medication reduces the relapse rate and the risk of disability progression in the long term.
Mar 10, 2020
Fatal overproduction of antibodies
Mutations in plasma cells play a key role in light chain amyloidosis.
Mar 09, 2020
FDA approves new treatment for adults with Cushing disease
Treatment approved for adults who cannot undergo pituitary gland surgery or have undergone the surgery but still have the disease.
Mar 06, 2020
Hypertension in young adulthood associated with cognitive decline in middle age
Study follows the blood pressure of dozens of people over a 30-year period.
Mar 04, 2020
FDA takes rare step to ban electrical stimulation devices for self-injurious or aggressive behavior
Devices found to present unreasonable and substantial risk of illness or injury.
Mar 04, 2020
Boosting energy levels within damaged nerves may help them heal
NIH-funded project in mice provides insights into why nerves fail to regrow following injury.
Mar 03, 2020
Visceral fat delivers signal to the brain that hurts cognition
Chronic inflammation from visceral fat prompts formation of inflammasome complexes that further amplify the immune response and inflammation.