Neurology News

Researchers reveal how a novel imaging technique could diagnose Alzheimer's disease by detecting beta-amyloid plaques in the retinas of patients.

New research in mice identifies a class of neurons in the brain's 'emotional hub' that encourages the mice to keep eating even when they are full.

Contrary to common belief, the human brain undergoes structural changes during early to mid-adulthood, according to an analysis of scans of white matter.

An international team of scientists, led by mathematicians from the University of Exeter's Living Systems Institute, have developed a ground-breaking new method that can identify regions of brain...

Research suggests that selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitors - a common class of antidepressants - could lead to the exacerbation of tinnitus.

A new study shows that some gut bacteria influence the brain through blood cortisol. This might have implications for ASD, but further studies are needed.

A neuroscientific study suggests that the brain's reward-processing hub, controlled by our body clock, drives us into an energy slump around 2 p.m.

Raccoon eyes are dark circles that appear around the eyes as a symptom of internal bleeding. A number of different conditions can lead to raccoon eyes.

Itching is an unpleasant sensation associated with the desire to scratch, and the itch sensation is an important protective mechanism for animals.

Learn about the McDonald criteria. What is dissemination in space, what is dissemination in time, and what additional data are used for diagnosis?

Respiratory depression is when a person's breathing rate and depth is especially low. This can cause potentially life-threatening complications.

In this article, learn about dissociative fugue. What is dissociative fugue and how is it diagnosed? What may be the complications and how is it treated?

There are many potential causes for dizziness, and it can cause a lot of distress in daily life. Learn how to prevent and manage dizziness effectively.

Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered a way to stop a deadly fungus from 'hijacking' the body's immune system and spreading to the brain.

Researchers reveal the existence of two distinct neural pathways for memory formation and memory retrieval. A little-studied brain region plays a key role.

Researchers reveal that supplementation with the fish oil compound DHA prevented seizures in mice by raising levels of the hormone estrogen in the brain.

Researchers have made a surprising discovery about how neurons communicate, which might upturn existing notions and help to unravel mental disorders.

Ira Pastor, CEO of Bioquark, Inc., speaks to MNT about his team's controversial plans to restore life to people who have been declared brain dead.

Scientists have identified a brain mechanism making siblings of bipolar people resilient to the disorder and hope it will be the key to its prevention.

Premature birth, which affects one in 10 U.S. babies, is associated with altered metabolite profiles in the infants' cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls coordination and balance, a team...

Scientists investigate a method of removing learned fear responses using pulses of light to weaken synaptic connections to the amygdala.

Nerve-illuminating tool outperforms visual inspection; could reduce surgery related injury and chronic pain.

Mathematical approach could pinpoint which brain tissue should be removed during surgical treatment.

High exposure to outdoor light during the night may increase women's breast cancer risk, a new study finds, particularly for women who work night shifts.

New research finds that a 'cocktail' of molecules regenerates neuronal axons, restoring fine motor skills in mice that had spinal cord injury or stroke.