Master Doctor Search: Neurology & Neurosurgery
FDA Clears Deep-Brain Stimulation System for Parkinson's
The Vercise implantable pulse generator is the smallest rechargeable DBS device available in the United States and, depending on individual use, can have a battery life of more...
44 minutes ago - Medscape
NeuroBreak: Novel Migraine Drug Advances; Nusinersen Ethics; Trauma-Free Spinal Taps?
News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience
46 minutes ago - MedPageToday
DNA element may cause rare movement disorder
A team of researchers has identified a specific genetic change that may be the cause of a rare but severe neurological disorder called X-linked dystonia parkinsonism.
50 minutes ago - ScienceDaily
Elevated Urea Levels Linked to Huntington's Disease
Impaired urea metabolism causes neurological impairment and could initiate neuro-degeneration and the symptoms of Huntington's disease.
8 hours ago - Medindia Health
How can we switch off hunger in the brain? Study sheds light
New research investigates how to turn off a class of appetite-stimulating neurons. The findings have far-reaching implications for obesity and overeating.
17 hours ago - Medical News Today
Language Dysfunction in Pediatric Epilepsy
Epilepsy is one of the most common and severe neurologic diseases in children, affecting 0.9%-2% of the pediatric population.1,2 Children and adolescents with epilepsy and...
17 hours ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Nearly 50% of doctors in Sri Lanka unaware of autism symptoms, study finds
Autism is a neurological and developmental diagnosis seen from early childhood marked by difficulty in communicating, forming relationships and using languages.
1 day ago - News Medical
New Drug a 'Ground-breaking' Advance in Huntington's Disease
An experimental antisense drug led to significant dose-dependent reductions in mutant Huntingtin protein in patients with Huntington's disease, a finding being characterized as...
1 day ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Chronic graft-versus-host disease triples risk for morbidity, frailty among transplant survivors
ATLANTA - Long-term survivors of allogeneic bone marrow transplant who develop chronic graft-versus-host disease are three times more likely to develop multiple chronic health...
2 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Study: Unusual neuroinflammation may underlie cognitive problems in cART-treated HIV patients
Although combination antiretroviral therapy has improved survival of patients infected with HIV and has reduced the incidence of severe neurologic complications, almost half of...
3 days ago - News Medical
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New study finds smokeless tobacco causes mouth cancer, with more than half...
One thing you can rely on about tobacco: It's bound to give you cancer if you put it in your body. Most of you may think that statement only applies to smoking tobacco...
Health boost for wine: Researchers have developed a device to filter out the...
While sulfites are used to preserve wine and food products, they can cause an allergy-like reaction in people who are sensitive to the compounds. Now, a group of researchers...
Eating mushrooms every day fights chronic disease: Button mushrooms are high...
Eating small portions of mushrooms every day can make a big impact on your health. A recent study has found that mushrooms, particularly button mushrooms, contain important...
Antidepressant Use in First Trimester Not Linked to ADHD or Autism
Antidepressants are used by 12.7 % of the U.S. population over 12. Since many women taking antidepressants are of childbearing age, pregnancy may prompt a discussion on whether...
Pokémon GO could help people who struggle socially
Researchers from the University of British Columbia found augmented reality encourages gamers to interact with others, boosting the game's success chances.
Asthma Medication With Oral Immunotherapy can Help Children Fight Food Allergies
Administering antibody medication along with tiny amounts of food that a person is allergic to, desensitizes them faster to the different food allergens.
Physical Activity can Improve Lymphoma Patient's Chances of Survival
Lymphoma patient's chances of survival can be improved by good physical activity and thereby physicians have to counsel patients to increase their physical patients.
Innovative Photothermal Techniques can Cause Direct Damage to Tumors
Nanorods made of bismuth sulfide can now help destroy tumors by heat. This method could be an effective new treatment option for treating cancer
Workout On the Treadmill Thrice a Week To Deal With Parkinson's Disease
The muscle stiffness, disability, loss of gait can be slowed down by exercising on the treadmill thrice a week in those with early-stage Parkinson's disease.
Protein Crucial for Development of Immune Cells That are Key to Fighting Cancer
Protein, Runx3, programs T cells to amass in tissues where they protect against infection and tumor growth, opening the door to potential new cancer therapies.