News tagged with journal of neurology
A small group of elusive neurons in the brain's cortex play a big role in ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), a swift and fatal neurodegenerative disease that paralyzes its victims. But the neurons have always been difficult ...
Neuroscience Apr 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A simple in-home training program for caregivers can give children of AIDS patients a better shot at prosperity by improving their early-childhood development, according to a study led by a Michigan State ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Mouthguards and helmets can help ward off other serious head and facial injuries, but there is no good evidence that they can help prevent concussion, and paradoxically, they may even encourage players to take greater risks.
Health Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A novel way to image the entire brain's glymphatic pathway, a dynamic process that clears waste and solutes from the brain that otherwise might build-up and contribute to the development ...
Neuroscience Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), including concussion, is one of the most common types of neurological disorder, affecting approximately 1.3 million Americans annually. It has received more attention recently because of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Children whose mothers take the antiepileptic drug sodium valproate while pregnant are at significantly increased risk of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders, suggests a small study published online in the Journal of ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 30, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Feeling lonely, as distinct from being/living alone, is linked to an increased risk of developing dementia in later life, indicates research published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 10, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) is highest in the month of April, and lowest in October, indicates an analysis of the available evidence, published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
Neuroscience Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Levels of the protein appoptosin in the brain skyrocket in Alzheimer's disease and traumatic brain injury. Appoptosin is known for helping the body make heme, the molecule that carries iron in the blood. In a study published ...
Neuroscience Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
People who undergo repeated surgeries to remove glioblastomas—the most aggressive and deadliest type of brain tumors—may survive longer than those who have just a one-time operation, new Johns Hopkins research suggests.
Surgery Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—In many pathologies of the nervous system, there is a common event - cells called microglia are activated from surveillant watchmen into fighters. Microglia are the immune cells of the ...
Neuroscience Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, McGill University working with a team at Oxford University have uncovered the genetic defect underlying a group of rare genetic disorders.
Genetics Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cannabis seems to ease the painful muscle stiffness typical of multiple sclerosis, indicate phase III trial results, published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
Neuroscience Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new light-based technique for measuring levels of the toxic protein that causes Huntington's disease (HD) has been used to demonstrate that the protein builds up gradually in blood cells. Published today ...
Neuroscience Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day doubles the risk of a potentially fatal brain bleed as a result of a burst aneurysm, finds research published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |