Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pseudobulbar affect: An often-overlooked condition

"Understanding Pseudobulbar Affect," the inaugural publication of the new Insights & Implications in Gerontology series from The Gerontological Society of America, addresses an often overlooked or misunderstood condition ...

Medications

Tiny cannabis capsules could help treat neurological diseases

A team of researchers led by Curtin University has discovered a new way to improve the absorption rate of medicinal cannabis when taken orally, which could potentially be used to treat neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's ...

Neuroscience

Novel device records, senses and manipulates 'mini-brains'

A team of scientists, led by researchers at Northwestern University, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), has developed novel technology promising to increase understanding of how brains ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The COVID 'longhaulers' behind a global patient movement

Snatching moments of clarity through the brain fog that was among the lingering symptoms of her coronavirus infection, Hannah Davis joined a team of similarly ill researchers and launched a study of what is now called "long ...

Neuroscience

Epilepsy and seizure disorder awareness

Epilepsy is a neurologic disorder that affects 3 million Americans and nearly 65 million people worldwide. Unprovoked seizures that affect people of all ages are a hallmark of epilepsy. November is National Epilepsy Awareness ...

Neuroscience

COVID-19 frequently causes neurological injuries

Without directly invading the brain or nerves, the virus responsible for COVID-19 causes potentially damaging neurological injuries in about one in seven infected, a new study shows. These injuries range from temporary confusion ...

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