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.
Jun 18, 2020
Clear signs of brain injury with severe COVID-19
In even moderate COVID-19 cases, finding and measuring a blood-based biomarker for brain damage proved to be possible.
Jun 17, 2020
Evidence lacking for drug treatment of multiple sclerosis-related cognitive impairment
Systematic review of available drugs for treating multiple sclerosis fails to identify interventions effective for treating cognitive symptoms.
Jun 16, 2020
Previously undetected brain pulses may help circuits survive disuse, injury
Research may lead to treatment advances for patients with immobilizing illness, injury.
Jun 15, 2020
Case series: Teriflunomide therapy in COVID-19 patients with multiple sclerosis
Case series addresses concerns about whether immunotherapies for multiple sclerosis could influence risk for infection or lead to an unfavorable outcome.
Jun 12, 2020
Three stages to COVID-19 brain damage identified by top neurologists
Baseline MRIs encouraged for COVID patients.