Neurology News

A large review suggests that the herpes virus may result in a heightened risk of senile dementia, and may account for numerous Alzheimer's diagnoses.

Dogs may have 'a neural representation for the meaning of words they have been taught,' finds a new study, which placed dogs inside a brain scanner.

While the cause of multiple sclerosis remains unknown, new research suggests that the harmful autoimmune response associated with it originates in the gut.

New research suggests that people who consume high levels of omega-3 fatty acids from seafood are more likely to stay disease-free well into old age.

A postmortem study of brain tissue tests and interviews of those close to the deceased ties some psychiatric symptoms to early Alzheimer's disease.

How does moderate exercise compare with sitting and standing when it comes to its impact on working memory? A new study dives into this question.

Our diets can influence the state of our health. Research in mice now suggests that one regimen ? the ketogenic diet ? may even prevent cognitive decline.

The findings of a new study suggest that some antidepressants may block the growth of toxic plaques in the brain, thus helping to treat dementia.

The radial nerve is prone to injury, even from minor incidents, such as sleeping on the arm. Radial nerve injury is also common after breaking the arm. In this article, learn about other causes, as well as symptoms and treatments.

People with atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) face an increased risk of dementia, a new study warns; but common drugs may keep that risk in check.

A doctor may use a head and brain MRI scan to check for a range of injuries and abnormalities. Here, gain a detailed understanding of the procedure and how to prepare.

Dementia is an umbrella term that describes symptoms affecting memory and cognitive function. Alzheimer?s disease is a specific, and the most common, type of dementia. The conditions overlap in terms of symptoms, but Alzheimer?s has different and specific treatments as well as unique symptoms. Learn more here.

Biodegradable electronic implants that deliver impulses to heal injured peripheral nerves and are absorbed after 2 weeks show promising results in rats.

In a new study, scientists have tested the brain's ability to process unconscious information before and after a short bout of sleep.

A new study examines the brains of people with seasonal affective disorder to examine why some people do not develop depression despite being at risk.

New research sheds light on the possible genetic causes of Tourette's syndrome and the brain development disruptions that characterize the condition.

Why is it so hard to choose sometimes? Researchers explain what happens in the brain during this process, and what the ideal number of choices may be.

New research shows that a person's sense of agency and volition are not located in isolated brain regions, but in networks spread throughout the brain.

Scientists have uncovered new clues on how the brain encodes speech sounds and the commands for the voice box, tongue, lips, and palate to make them.

Brain fog is a less well-known symptom of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). People with RA may have difficulty concentrating, or they may have memory problems. Learn about the link between RA and brain fog here.

What is the so-called exercise paradox, and why does our brain want us to stay home rather than head to the gym? A new study investigates.

Researchers from Spain have now identified a molecule that could stop the development of Parkinson's disease and reverse neurodegeneration.

An intriguing new study asks whether a health treatment received from a stranger has a stronger effect than one received from someone you already know.

Meclizine oral tablet is a prescription medication used to treat vertigo (a condition that causes you to feel like you or the room is spinning). Meclizine oral tablet is only available as a generic drug. It doesn?t have a brand-name version. Learn about meclizine?s side effects, warnings, dosage, and more.

Now that scientists agree that oligomer protein deposits cause Alzheimer's, an international team has detailed a plan for developing drugs to target them.