Mysterious Symptoms in US Diplomats Deemed Neurologic Injury
Cuba diplomats have concussion-like symptoms consistent with brain injury in the absence of blunt head trauma after encountering intense sounds and vibrations. The cause...
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Traces of caffeine and its byproducts in the blood can be indicative of Parkinson's disease
Researchers at Juntendo University report in Neurology the potential use of blood levels of caffeine and its byproducts as biomarkers for Parkinson's disease. The finding is...
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Mechanical Thrombectomy in an Infant with Acute Embolic Stroke
A 9-month-old previously healthy male infant was admitted with acute respiratory failure due to parainfluenza infection requiring intubation. On the day after admission, an...
2 days ago - Pediatric Neurology
Learning stress-reducing techniques may benefit people with epilepsy
Learning techniques to help manage stress may help people with epilepsy reduce how often they have seizures, according to a study published in the February 14, 2018, online...
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New device measures blink reflex parameters to quickly and objectively identify concussion
A new device offers a valid, reliable tool for identifying concussion head injuries, researchers report. Comparing blink reflex parameters in football players suspected of...
3 days ago - ScienceDaily
Novel risk score predicts AF in high-risk patients
Patients at high risk for atrial fibrillation were identified using a novel risk score, according to an abstract presented at the International Stroke Conference. “Physicians...
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Rewired Olympic Brains; Gene Therapy Concerns; Memory Boost from Implant
News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience
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MIND diet may benefit stroke survivors
The MIND diet, a hybrid of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, or DASH, and Mediterranean diets, was associated with a reduced rate of cognitive decline in stroke...
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Ground-breaking partnership aims to deliver faster, more accurate diagnoses for genetic epilepsy
New software to deliver faster and more accurate diagnoses in genetic epilepsies is the ambition of a ground-breaking partnership between Congenica, a global provider of...
4 days ago - News Medical
Pediatric Iatrogenic Movement Disorders
The acute development of a movement disorder is often a dramatic and frightening experience for patients and families, often requiring urgent or emergent evaluation by a...
4 days ago - Seminars in Pediatric Neurology
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Ustekinumab Psoriasis Drug can Also Treat Heart Inflammation
Ustekinumab, an antibiotic used to treat psoriasis drug can now also treat aortic inflammation which is a key marker of future cardiovascular disease.
Cancer Treatments With No Severe Side Effects - A Future Reality
Cancer treating drugs activated by infrared light kills the cancer cells at their target level shows no side effects with minimum or no harm to the healthy tissues.
Cancer Survivors Launch Fourth Season Stories to Beat Fear of Cancer
Cancer survivors sharing their stories can help cancer patients overcome fear about the disease and make cancer treatment more effective.
How can Brain Cancer Patients Benefit from CAR-T Immunotherapy
CAR-T cell therapy, blood cancer immunotherapy may now help in treat solid cancers, such as brain tumors, finds a new study.
Multi-target Treatment More Effective in Treating Sepsis
An ideal sepsis treatment would target multiple immune system processes and adapt according to individual patient's response.
This Is What I Want To Say To My Students About Mass Shootings
A letter to my students: Just days ago, you watched while children your age flee from their school , hands on heads, while some were able to send photos and videos of a scene...
How witnessing violence harms children's mental health
Children with high levels of exposure to violence like this week's deadly school shooting in Broward County, Florida, are more likely to have high levels of depression, anger...
These 13 Cute and Supportive Sports Bras Look Fancy, but They're All Under $25
We always feel a little more motivated to exercise when we know that our fitness gear is cute. That even goes for sports bras. Luckily, there are many affordable options that...
If Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu Nails Tonight's Free Skate, He'll Make History...
The men's figure skating short program at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics on Feb. 15 left the world with a lot to talk about. Adam Rippon skated a nearly perfect program that was...
How mould and damp in your home affects your body can damage your health
Causes of mould, how to treat it and how it affects your health