Two patients freed from severe to disabling effects of dystonia through deep brain stimulation therapy continued to have symptom relief for months after their devices accidentally were fully or partly turned off, according ...
Neuroscience Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In an update to previous research, Johns Hopkins neurologists say minimally invasive delivery of the drug tPA directly into potentially lethal blood clots in the brain helped more patients function independently a year after ...
Cardiology Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Data from the largest multicenter study accessing cognitive functioning in children with multiple sclerosis (MS) reveals that one-third of these patients have cognitive impairment, according ...
Neuroscience Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Each year, as many as 500,000 Americans experience mini strokes called transient ischemic attacks (TIAs).
Cardiology Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A team of researchers led by Weill Cornell Medical College is calling into question the published statistics, methods and findings of a highly publicized research study that claimed bedside electroencephalography (EEG) identified ...
Neuroscience Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
During a five-hour surgery last October at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Kathy Sanford became the first Alzheimer's patient in the United States to have a pacemaker implanted in her brain. ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—People who suffer from frequent migraines are stigmatized in much the same way as people with epilepsy are, new research suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
More than 2,000 former football players are suing the National Football League, saying the league should have taken action earlier to deal with injuries related to concussions more seriously.
Health Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Adriano Aguzzi, Ben Barres and Mariko Bennett, noted American neurologists for their research into the role glia cells play in brain function, have written a review paper for the journal Science. In it, ...
Medical research Jan 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Injecting botox into the arm muscles of stroke survivors, with severe spasticity, changes electrical activity in the brain and may assist with longer-term recovery, according to new research.
Neuroscience Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—For several years, neurologists at UCLA have been building a case that a link exists between pesticides and Parkinson's disease. To date, paraquat, maneb and ziram—common chemicals sprayed in California's ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jan 04, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 2 |
Rita Levi-Montalcini, a biologist who conducted underground research in defiance of Fascist persecution and went on to win a Nobel Prize for helping unlock the mysteries of the cell, died at her home in Rome ...
Other Dec 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0
The patient turned 40 over the summer and was already having symptoms that made her neurologist wonder whether she had Alzheimer's disease, the deadly, mind-killing dementia that usually attacks far older people.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Brain surgery for certain difficult forms of epilepsy often reduces or eliminates seizures for more than 15 years after the procedure, according to new research by neurologists at Henry Ford Hospital.
Neuroscience Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A survey has identified career burnout as a significant problem among neurologists who predominantly work with hospital inpatients.
Neuroscience Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0