Neurology News

Considering the brain's network of activity, rather than just individual regions, could help us understand why some brain injuries are much worse than others, according to a study published PLOS...

New research examines the effects of prenatal exposure to the common painkiller acetaminophen on the behavior and brain structure of adult male mice.

Ulnar nerve entrapment is a common injury, but what is the ulnar nerve and what are the causes of ulnar nerve entrapment? How is it diagnosed?

Researchers have identified structural changes in two genes that increase the risk of developing Tourette syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary motor and vocal tics.

A new study links OCD to excessive inflammation in certain areas of the brain. Could OCD be treated using existing anti-inflammatory drugs?

A plant extract used for centuries in traditional medicine in Nigeria could form the basis of a new drug to treat Alzheimer's disease, researchers at The University of Nottingham have found.

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have designed antibodies that target the protein deposits in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease, and stop their production.

Scientists discover that fragments of the alpha-synuclein protein that clogs up dopamine cells in Parkinson's disease trigger an autoimmune response.

A new study investigates the effect of extra-virgin olive oil on cognitive decline and brain inflammation in people with Alzheimer's disease.

A team led by UCL and Cardiff University researchers has developed a novel measure of disease progression for Huntington's disease, which enabled them to identify a genetic modifier associated with...

Life is full of emotional highs and lows, ranging from enjoying an activity with a loved one and savoring a delicious meal to feeling hurt by a negative interaction with a co-worker or that recent...

Imaging studies reveal overactivation of subcortical brain structures in response to direct gaze.

Huntington's is a progressive neurological condition; there is no cure. Recent advances in gene editing techniques offer new hope.

Study finds seamstresses possess stereoscopic superpowers.Haute couture can be credited for enhancing more than catwalks and red carpets.

Horseback riding and rhythm-and-music therapies may improve stroke survivors' perception of recovery, gait, balance, grip strength and cognition years after their stroke, according to new research in...

Up to 75 percent of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus - an incurable autoimmune disease commonly known as lupus - experience neuropsychiatric symptoms.

Recent research on Parkinson's disease has focused on the gut-brain connection, examining patients' gut bacteria, and even how severing the vagus nerve connecting the stomach and brain might protect...

Early life stress encodes lifelong susceptibility to stress through long-lasting transcriptional programming in a brain reward region implicated in mood and depression, according to a study conducted...

Researchers have found that art-making, and particularly doodling, can boost activity in the brain's reward pathway, triggering feelings of pleasure.

A new review examines the data available on the neurochemical, cognitive, and behavioral effects of a single session of physical activity.

Reye?s syndrome is a rare disorder. What is it and what causes it? In this article, learn about the symptoms, complications, risk factors, and treatment.

Tics are involuntary, repetitive sounds or movements. We take a closer look at three types of tic disorders: vocal, motor, and Tourette's syndrome.

A chemical currently being used to ward off mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus and a commonly used insecticide that was threatened with a ban in the United States have been associated with reduced...

Neuropathy, or nerve damage, commonly affects people with diabetes, causing pain and loss of feeling. In this article, learn how it can be controlled.

A study from Imperial has found new a link between certain brain receptors and obesity, giving a possible new drug target for appetite regulation.