News tagged with neurology
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A study led by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) provides novel insight into the impact that Huntington's disease has on the brain. The findings, published online in Neurology, pinpoint areas of the ...
Neuroscience Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—After 15 years of follow-up, patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) who display disease activity despite treatment with interferon (IFN)β-1a tend to have unfavorable long-term ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Drug combination shrinks secondary brain tumours in breast cancer without substantial side effects of radiotherapy
The sizeable and increasing proportion of women with advanced breast cancer whose disease has spread to the brain could be effectively treated systemically with a combination of two drugs, sparing them the debilitating neurological ...
Cancer Nov 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Contrary to current belief, routine newborn screening improves the detection of the lethal form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) in girls as well as boys, saving lives in both sexes, according to a unique study of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Physical exercise improves gait speed, muscle strength, fitness in patients with Parkinson's disease
Physical exercise, including treadmill, stretching and resistance exercises, appears to improve gait speed, muscle strength and fitness for patients with Parkinson disease (PD), according to a report of a randomized clinical ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Aubagio (teriflunomide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS).
Medications Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The American Academy of Neurology's (AAN's) Top Five Recommendations in the Choosing Wisely campaign, established to promote high-value neurologic medicine and to foster physician-patient commun ...
Neuroscience Feb 25, 2013 | 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 |
(Medical Xpress)—New findings by Columbia researchers suggest that along with amyloid deposits, white matter hyperintensities (WMHs) may be a second necessary factor for the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A multi-institutional team led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers has identified a molecular pathway that appears to be essential for the growth and spread of medulloblastoma, the most common ...
Cancer Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is playing a leading role in one of the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) first clinical trials to improve treatments for rare ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 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 |
If you, or someone close to you suffers from migraine, you'll know it is much more than your average headache – migraine is a debilitating disorder that can even affect your sight and speech.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Three myths about sleepwalking – sleepwalkers have no memory of their actions, sleepwalkers' behaviour is without motivation, and sleepwalking has no daytime impact – are dispelled in a recent study led by Antonio Zadra ...
Neuroscience Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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