Study may help explain why deep-brain stimulation does not work for everyone
People with severe Parkinson's disease or other neurological conditions that cause intractable symptoms such as uncontrollable shaking, muscle spasms, seizures, obsessive...
3 days ago - News Medical
Scientists use crabs to validate popular method to identify unknown human brain neurons
A crab's nervous system could help scientists learn what causes single neurons in the human brain to become 'out of whack,' which can contribute to the development of...
6 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Repairing leaky blood-brain barrier may rejuvenate brain function
New research in mice suggests that a leaky blood-brain barrier can accelerate brain aging, and that targeting inflammation can reverse some changes.
7 days ago - Medical News Today
Board games may stave off cognitive decline
Newly published research finds a strong association between playing non-digital games and experiencing less cognitive decline in older age.
15 days ago - Medical News Today
Swimming a 'no-no' for those undergoing deep brain stimulation therapy
Researchers have found that persons who have had a deep brain stimulation device implanted for treatment of Parkinson's disease may have lost their ability to swim. The small...
15 days ago - News Medical
Study uncovers new Alzheimer's risk gene
A new paper in the Journal of Neuropathology & Experimental Neurology finds a gene that may help explain a large part of the genetic risk for developing Alzheimer's disease.
22 days ago - News Medical - 5 articles
Probiotics Help Prevent Cognitive Decline
As your "second brain," the state of your gut has been shown to play an important role in your neurological health. Importantly, studies have shown probiotics can help decrease...
23 days ago - Mercola
Consider Vitamin D in Alzheimer's Prevention and Management
Dr Richard Isaacson on vitamin D supplementation's possible role in combating Alzheimer's dementia. Medscape Neurology
25 days ago - Medscape
Trans Fats Linked to Increased Risk for Alzheimer's
As noted by neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter, author of “ Grain Brain ” and “Brain Maker,” your diet and other lifestyle factors have major implications for your Alzheimer's...
1 month ago - Mercola
One question boosts memory tests' effectiveness
Conservative estimates indicate that more than 100,000 U.S. Medicare recipients have undiagnosed dementia, according to published reports. The Alzheimer's Association has...
1 month ago - Healio
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Stoll Joins Soliton as Senior Director of Clinical Development
Mary Stoll is the new senior director of clinical development Soliton, a medical device manufacturer with a novel and proprietary acoustic pulse platform technology licensed...
Brolucizumab Gets EU Panel Backing for Wet AMD
The treatment, previously approved by the FDA, offers less-frequent injections, and efficacy proven in two head-to-head global trials. International Approvals
Three Quick Tips for Managing Osteoarthritis
Laugh and learn as the Curbsiders, a trio of practicing internists, share their favorite pearls on the management of osteoarthritis. Medscape Internal Medicine
New study enhances knowledge about widespread diseases
When proteins in the brain form deposits consisting of insoluble aggregates, diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's can occur. Now a research team has come a step closer...
Women with osteoporosis feel let down by the healthcare system, survey reveals
Results from a new UCB survey have revealed the impact osteoporosis has on women, with nearly two thirds agreeing that their condition is being neglected and that their...
Research suggests contributory role of 'Asian glow' mutation and alcohol to...
A new study from Stanford, published on December 12 in the journal Acta Neuropathologica Communications, suggests that an important enzyme that helps break down alcohol in the...
Updated Interactive Trailmap Unveiled by MAPC
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council has updated their interactive Trailmap , the most comprehensive and up-to-date collection of biking and walking trails in...
Your genes aren't the only factor dictating Alzheimer's risk
In the first study published about Alzheimer's disease among identical triplets, researchers found that despite sharing the same DNA, two of the triplets developed Alzheimer's...
Young Cannabis Users Are at Risk for Stroke and Heart Attack
Medical marijuana, which refers to the use of the whole, unprocessed marijuana plant or its extracts for medicinal purposes, has generated a lot of excitement for its potential...
Less Than 5 Hours of Sleep Linked to Low Bone Density
Far from being a waste of time, sleep is required for the maintenance of metabolic and biological homeostasis in your body. Without proper sleep, you become more prone to...