News tagged with neurologic disorders
Researchers in Argentina report that women with multiple sclerosis (MS) who undergo assisted reproduction technology (ART) infertility treatment are at risk for increased disease activity. Study findings published in Annals of ...
Neuroscience Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Low blood levels of vitamin D are associated with an increased number of brain lesions and signs of a more active disease state in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study finds, suggesting a potential link between ...
Neuroscience Oct 02, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A medical record review study of 97 patients with the fatal, degenerative brain disorder sporadic Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease (sCJD) suggests that a correct diagnosis of the disease was often delayed by a variety of misdiagnoses, ...
Neuroscience Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—People with degenerative neurological conditions could benefit from research that shows why their brain cells stop communicating properly.
Neuroscience Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It was a quiet Thursday afternoon when AS, a 68-year-old woman from a suburb of Chicago, awakened from a nap to the realization that something was terribly wrong.
Neuroscience Sep 10, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay)—The leading pediatricians' group in the United States is again urging parents to get all children aged 6 months or over immunized in preparation for the coming flu season.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Children with neurologic disorders such as cerebral palsy, intellectual disability or epilepsy are at increased risk of dying from flu, a new study says.
Pediatrics Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New research published online first in The Lancet Neurology highlights the long-term, often hidden, after-effects of meningitis in children. The study, led by Professor Russell Viner at the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Researchers report that they have created a device able to short-circuit epileptic seizures in rats.
Neuroscience Aug 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The greatest risk factor for Alzheimer's disease (AD) is advancing age. By age 85, the likelihood of developing the dreaded neurological disorder is roughly 50 percent. But researchers at the University of California, San ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The European X-ALD project undertook an initiative to understand the mechanisms responsible for the pathogenesis of adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD). The gene therapy approach for treating ALD developed during the ...
Genetics Jul 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- When humans learn, their brains relate new information with past experiences to derive new knowledge, according to psychology research from The University of Texas at Austin.
Neuroscience Jul 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
A recent study led by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) revealed that the FOXO1 gene may play an important role in the pathological mechanisms of Parkinson's disease. These findings are published ...
Genetics Jun 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In a genome-wide association (GWA) study, researchers from Boston University Schools of Medicine (BUSM) and Public Health (BUSPH) have identified several genes which influence degeneration of the hippocampus, the part of ...
Neuroscience Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Magnetic fields generated by microscopic devices implanted into the brain may be able to modulate brain-cell activity and reduce symptoms of several neurological disorders. Micromagnetic stimulation appears to generate the ...
Neuroscience Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |