Neuroscience

Diagnosing sports-related concussions may be harder than thought

The tool being used to diagnose concussions might be overestimating the condition and wrongly identifying symptoms like fatigue and neck pain caused from intense exercise and not a brain injury, according to Rutgers researchers. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hybrid Assistive Limb improves gait ability in patients with ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal progressive neurodegenerative disease that presents with various symptoms, such as muscle weakness, dysphagia, dysarthria, and respiratory failure, leading to death in 3–5 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Does nerve damage contribute to 'long-COVID' symptoms?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, some people infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus continue to experience "long-COVID" symptoms persisting at least three months after recovery from COVID, even after mild cases. These include difficulty ...

Inflammatory disorders

Targeting necroptosis for inflammatory myopathies

A new study has suggested that treatment to target necroptosis in muscle fibers using a necroptosis inhibitor lessens myositis-induced muscle weakness as well as muscle cell death and inflammation in the muscles. This has ...

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