Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nerve decompression shows promise for diabetic neuropathy patients

Surgical nerve decompression, used to treat conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome and sciatica, could play a role in relieving the pain of diabetic neuropathy patients, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center found.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Surging nerve system disorders now top cause of illness: Study

Conditions affecting the nervous system—such as strokes, migraines and dementia—have surged past heart disease to become the leading cause of ill health worldwide, a major new analysis said on Friday.

Medical research

Repairing nerve cells after injury and in chronic disease

Each year in the United States there are more than 3 million cases of peripheral neuropathy, wherein nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord are damaged and cause pain and loss of feeling in the affected areas. Peripheral ...

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