Ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) have grown more prevalent in young and middle-aged adults during the past decade. According to research led by the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, post-traumatic stress disorder may be to blame.
A dearth of therapies to repair spinal cord damage and reverse paralysis following spinal cord injury spurred a team of researchers to embark on an ambitious project to map the spine as never before.
Although many neurological health conditions are common to both women and men, symptoms can manifest in distinct ways for women. These considerations may impact the diagnosis and treatment of seemingly non-sex-specific medical conditions in women.
Recent scientific advances point to a hopeful future for people who have or could develop Parkinson’s disease, according to a review published in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease.
Medicinal cannabinoids are likely safe for individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), but the drugs’ efficacy in relieving symptoms appears to be slight, a recent systematic review and meta-analysis finds.
The health effects of coffee are not a novel field of research. A study in Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety in 2016 determined that the benefits of moderate coffee consumption among adults clearly outweigh its risks, and numerous studies have evaluated its possible neuroprotective effects.
The human and financial toll of neurological disorders is increasing as the U.S. population ages. Here are some key data.
Recently gathered data build on previous research associating traumatic brain injury (TBI) with development of dementia.
Worldwide, cases of Parkinson’s disease are projected to double by 2040, according to recent research. Scientists who are investigating the causes of a disease they say is approaching pandemic proportions discuss ways to mitigate it.
Sleep Deprivation Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease
Scientists already know lack of sleep raises the level of beta-amyloid — a protein connected with Alzheimer’s disease — in mice. Now, they have determined that the loss of a single night of sleep rapidly increases beta-amyloid in humans as well....
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