Neurology News

Headaches are a common complaint. Fortunately, there are many natural and home remedies a person can use to get relief. Learn about them here.

Using genetically modified mice, scientists have uncovered a brain circuit that regulates anxiety and could be a treatment target for related disorders.

New research shows just how powerful your imagination can be and how you can tap into this hidden resource to overcome your fears and anxieties.

A new study finds that higher levels of alpha brain waves in a specific brain area enable us to think of unexpected associations that signal creativity.

Is it true that by training your brain with problem-solving tasks, you can keep mental decline at bay later in life? A new study delves into the details.

A new comprehensive review assesses current clinical trials for Alzheimer's drugs and advises on the best therapeutic approach going forward.

A new study describes how low levels of herbicide mixed with a common dietary compound can transport toxic proteins to the brain, causing Parkinsonism.

New research finds that targeted cognitive training improves verbal and auditory outcomes in people with treatment-resistant schizophrenia.

'Chemo brain' affects many people who have undergone cancer treatment. What happens in the brain, and how can we reverse this effect?

New research focuses on an accurate blood test for Alzheimer's disease. If scientists replicate the study's promising results, it may be a breakthrough.

New research suggests that we may need less physical activity than we thought to reap the benefits of exercise for our metabolism.

The largest study of its kind examines the brains of people living with obsessive-compulsive disorder and offers new insights into the condition.

Researchers studying the connection between lipids and toxic protein levels have uncovered a new potential therapeutic target for Parkinson's disease.

Lhermitte's sign is sometimes a symptom of multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating conditions. In this article, learn about what causes Lhermitte's sign, its triggers, and how to reduce the risk of experiencing it.

Why do people with depression lose pleasure in daily activities? And why does ketamine help treat depression in some? A new study offers some answers.

Multiple sclerosis affects the nerves in the body and may also affect mood. Learn more about the causes of multiple sclerosis mood swings, and the best treatment options, here.

Using an innovative analytical approach, researchers pinpointed genes that play an important role in the protein buildup associated with dementia.

Researchers found that only 3 minutes of electrical stimulation applied to the orbitofrontal cortex relieves symptoms of moderate and severe depression.

Recent discoveries about the brain circuitry that drives depression and addiction may point to new clinical targets for the treatment of these issues.

Itching is one type of dysesthesia, or abnormal sensation, that occurs in people with multiple sclerosis. In this article, learn about why it occurs, as well as how to get relief with home remedies and other treatments.

Causes of upper back pain include herniated discs, muscle overuse, osteoarthritis, and a pinched nerve. Learn more about these and other reasons for upper back pain, and how to prevent it, here.

New research uncovers another potential risk factor for dementia and, more generally, for cognitive impairment, namely having a lung disease in midlife.

For the first time, scientists show how the gene that produces brain toxicity in Alzheimer's is 'recombined' using the same enzyme found in HIV.

A new study finds connections between key markers of biological aging and signs of cognitive decline years after the completion of breast cancer treatment.

Using modern imaging techniques, a neurologist specializing in mapping the human brain has just discovered a previously unknown brain region.