News tagged with neurological problems
(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
(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 |
University of Florida researchers have identified a gene responsible for brain-related symptoms of the most common form of adult-onset muscular dystrophy.
Neuroscience Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Johns Hopkins scientists have discovered a "scaffolding" protein that holds together multiple elements in a complex system responsible for regulating pain, mental illnesses and other complex ...
Neuroscience Jul 27, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(AP) A deadly form of a common childhood illness has been linked to the mysterious child deaths in Cambodia that sparked alarm after a cause could not immediately be determined, health officials said ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Research published today in Biomed Central's open access journal Journal of Neuroinflammation suggests that chronic inflammation can predispose the brain to develop Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 02, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Various metabolic risk factors could be linked to diabetes-related pain with major implications for treatment
Around 1 in 50 people in the general population and 1 in 6 of those aged over 40 years experience neuropathy (damage to the nerves of the peripheral nervous system), which can cause numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness. ...
Neuroscience May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have unraveled a process by which depletion of a specific protein in the brain contributes to the memory problems associated with Alzheimer's disease. These findings provide new insights ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Today's anti-depressant medications can ease depression in Parkinson's patients without worsening other symptoms of the disease, according to a study published online in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academ ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 11, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- When parents of very small premature infants are stressed or depressed, their children are more likely to develop behavioral problems by age 3, according to new research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Yet another orally taken medication shows some promise in preventing relapse and disability for people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, a new report suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The soldier on the fringes of an explosion. The survivor of a car wreck. The football player who took yet another skull-rattling hit. Too often, only time can tell when a traumatic brain injury will leave ...
Neuroscience Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 3
An experimental drug, clazosentan, reduced the risk of blood vessel spasm in patients with a brain aneurysm, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2012.
Cardiology Feb 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Multiple sclerosis (MS), a neurodegenerative disease, causes periodic attacks of neurologic symptoms such as limb weakness and mobility defects. And while MS patients' walking abilities and muscle strength are examined on ...
Medical research Jan 26, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Because of care advances, more infants and children with previously lethal health problems are surviving. Many, however, are left with lifelong neurologic impairment. A Children's Hospital Boston study of more than 25 million ...
Health Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0