News tagged with neurology
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The largest study of epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa to date reveals that programmes to control parasitic diseases and access to better antenatal care could substantially reduce the prevalence of the disease in this region.
Neuroscience Jan 30, 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
Washington State University researchers have linked orchards and vineyards with a greater prevalence of West Nile virus in mosquitoes and the insects' ability to spread the virus to birds, horses and people.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Being obese may increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) in children and teenage girls, according to new research published in the January 30, 2013, online issue of Neurology.
Neuroscience Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research suggests that increased consumption of foods containing colorful carotenoids, particularly beta-carotene and lutein, may prevent or delay the onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The study, published ...
Neuroscience Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A groundbreaking technique developed at the University of Virginia School of Medicine is allowing scientists to examine histone modifications of genetic loci – a process that regulates gene expression ...
Medical research Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at Shriner's Hospital Pediatric Research Center at the Temple University School of Medicine, and the University of Pennsylvania have evidence linking the human papillomavirus 16 (HPV16) – the most common cause ...
Neuroscience Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 6 |
The critical question shortly after a brain cancer patient starts treatment: how well is it working? But there hasn't been a good way to gauge that.
Cancer Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 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
Stroke, traumatic injury, and metabolic disorder are major causes of brain damage and permanent disabilities, including motor dysfunction, psychological disorders, memory loss, and more. Current therapy and rehab programs ...
Neuroscience Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Research published today in the Lancet Neurology shows that taking the antiepileptic drug valproate during pregnancy affects the IQ of children up to the age of six.
Medications Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A few years ago, manufacturers of water bottles, food containers, and baby products had a big problem. A key ingredient of the plastics they used to make their merchandise, an organic compound called bisphenol A, had been ...
Health Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (9) | 1 |
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive neurological condition. At present, it is usually diagnosed only when motor features are present. Hence, there is a need to develop objective and measurable biomarkers to improve ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Two heads are better than one, as the saying goes – and a new study by a duo at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) demonstrates how having two attending surgeons in the operating room during ...
Surgery Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have devised a unique screening instrument that provides a 'one-stop' brain function profile of patients who have suffered stroke or other neurological damage.
Neuroscience Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0