Surgery

Surgeons study 'awake aneurysm surgery' for better outcomes

In a first time study published in the August edition of the Journal of Neurosurgery, Saint Louis University surgeons and researchers report that the use of conscious sedation - also called "awake brain surgery" - allowed ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Can paint strokes help identify Alzheimer's?

A new University of Liverpool study published today in Neuropsychology shows that it may be possible to detect neurodegenerative disorders in artists before they are diagnosed.

Psychology & Psychiatry

High dietary salt may worsen multiple sclerosis symptoms

High dietary salt intake may worsen multiple sclerosis symptoms and boost the risk of further neurological deterioration, indicates a small observational study published online in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Asian origins of Machado-Joseph disease revealed

(Medical Xpress) -- Knowledge of a disease prevalent among Northern Territory Indigenous communities has been overhauled thanks to research contributed by the University of Sydney's Garth Nicholson.