Neurology News

There are many possible causes of a dent in the head, including injury, surgery, congenital conditions, and tumors. The treatment for a dent in the head depends on the cause. Learn more here.

New research highlights the importance of a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, and whole grains for preventing cognitive decline later in life.

New research examines the gender-specific effects of a common flame retardant mixture on the social and affective behavior of prairie voles.

Saffron is a spice with a distinct taste and aroma. Due to its antioxidant content, it may provide a variety of health benefits. Learn about them here.

Hallucinations are sensory experiences that exist only in the mind. There are many types of hallucinations and possible causes, including drugs and mental illnesses. Learn more here.

Paranoid personality disorder is a common but underdiagnosed mental health disorder. Read on to learn about the causes and symptoms of paranoid personality disorder and the treatment options.

Allergies can cause vertigo, but this is rare. In this article, we look at how dizziness, vertigo, and allergies are linked, and whether or not treating allergy symptoms can help resolve vertigo.

New research finds that people who cannot read may have a threefold risk of developing dementia in older age, compared with people who can read.

The lower legs may be itchy for a number of reasons, from issues with shaving to skin conditions and diabetes. Here, learn more about these causes, other symptoms, and the range of treatments.

The spinal cord is a long bundle of nerves and cells that carries signals between the brain and body. This article looks at the spinal cord?s function and anatomy and includes an interactive diagram.

In a new review of the evidence, scientists propose two main types of Parkinson's, depending on which part of the nervous system the disease originates in.

Positional headaches occur when sitting or standing, and they tend to go away shortly after lying down. They are often related to leaks of cerebrospinal fluid. Learn more here.

New research examines the cognitive ability of children in the hope that markers of cognitive decline will predict dementia later in life.

A pinched nerve in the neck can cause pain, numbness, and tingling. In this article, learn about 10 exercises and stretches that can relieve these symptoms.

A new study has looked at why people who experience déjà vu sometimes have warped memories regarding the accuracy of their false predictions.

Several conditions can cause facial numbness, including migraine, allergies, and Bell?s palsy. Learn more about these and other causes in this article.

The temporal bone is one of the thickest bones in the skull. In this article, we look at the structure and function of this bone and the injuries that can affect it.

Mood disorders, anxiety, and PTSD often share symptoms and occur together. A new study tries to identify similarities in neural activity.

Researchers are investigating whether vitamins and dietary supplements can help with neuropathy. Find out which supplements have had the most promising results treating, reversing, and preventing neuropathy.

Hepatic encephalopathy is a decrease in brain function that occurs in some people who have liver damage. Read on to learn more about its symptoms, causes, and treatments.

Citing evidence on the health risks arising from biological clock misalignments, doctors call for an end to daylight saving time transitions.

New research 'establishes a causal connection between sleep and anxiety' and identifies the type of sleep needed to soothe an anxious mind.

The first large-scale study of its kind examines the link between waist circumference in later life and the risk of developing dementia.

Brachial neuritis is a type of nerve damage that causes pain and weakness in the shoulder and arm area. Here we look at the symptoms, causes, and treatments.

A new study shows, for the first time, that cerebrospinal fluid washes into and out of the brain in waves during sleep, helping clear out waste.