Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Multiple sclerosis linked to infection in adolescence

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is most often diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50. Certain genes put a person at greater risk of getting this disease of the central nervous system, but scientists are still trying to understand ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

First signs of MS may often go undiagnosed

Early symptoms of multiple sclerosis may commonly be missed for years before the right diagnosis is made, a new study suggests.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Autopsy study shows how COVID harms the brain

The brains of people who died from COVID-19 were remarkably similar to the brains of people who die from neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, showing inflammation and disrupted circuitry, researchers ...

Neuroscience

Investigators examine brain tests of patients with COVID-19

In a Journal of Neuroimaging analysis of data obtained from 193 patients with COVID-19 who had brain and/or spine imaging and a lumbar puncture because of neurologic symptoms, investigators found that imaging results were ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Most severe effects of PIMS-TS resolved at six months

(HealthDay)—Though the need for physical rehabilitation and mental health concerns persist, organ-specific sequelae of pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Guidelines developed for diagnosing, treating botulism

(HealthDay)—In new evidence-based clinical guidelines published in the May 7 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, recommendations are presented for diagnosing, ...

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