Neurology News

Clinical trial compares stem cell transplantation with existing disease-modifying therapies and finds that the former is more effective at slowing down MS.

New research, led by Harvard scientists, identifies a novel potential therapeutic target for treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

A drug that researchers are testing against a range of conditions might also prevent Alzheimer's. The drug blocks toxic protein buildup in the brain.

A new study identifies the way in which the human brain retrieves simple memories and what this might tell us about how we recall past events.

There are many simple home remedies that can help with multiple sclerosis (MS) nerve pain in the legs, feet, arms, and back. Many remedies will also work on other areas of the body. Learn more about remedies for MS nerve pain here.

Quercetin is a flavonoid present in many fruits and vegetables. Due to its antioxidant and other properties, it has a variety of health benefits. Learn about them here.

Most currently available sleeping pills are so strong that the people who take them could sleep through the sound of a very loud fire alarm.

Sleep is vital to many aspects of well-being. A new study finds that older adults who are not getting enough quality sleep may be developing Alzheimer's.

A fascinating new study finds that by blocking estrogen in the brains of mice, bone density can be significantly boosted well into old age.

Doctors call the pressure inside a person?s skull the intracranial pressure or ICP, and it can increase with a head injury or medical condition, such as fluid on the brain. Here, we discuss the symptoms, causes, treatments, and outlook for increased or elevated ICP.

Why does exercise have a protective effect on our memory? A new study conducted primarily in mice identifies a major factor that determines this effect.

Study shows that brains of people with bipolar disorder have less CPG2 protein and ties mutations in its gene with synapse dysfunction in neurons.

The largest genetic study of Alzheimer's to date finds nine entirely new genetic locations that contribute to the risk of developing the disease.

According to a recent Japanese study, boosting histamine levels in the brain can significantly improve performance in long-term memory tests.

Generations of mice descended from females whose diet was high in choline had fewer Alzheimer's hallmarks in the brain and better memory function.

A ventriculoperitoneal shunt is a medical device that surgeons use to treat hydrocephaly. The article looks at the types, procedure, possible complications, and tips for recovery.

New research shows that the Candida albicans fungus may lead to brain inflammation and impair memory in mice. The results have implications for dementia.

People can sometimes miss the early signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease, as they can be subtle and sporadic. In this article, we look at 13 signs of Parkinson's disease to look out for.

Femoral neuropathy refers to any disorder that causes damage to the femoral nerve. These conditions primarily affect the thighs, often causing numbness or pain. Learn more about femoral neuropathy here.

Kyphosis is a condition that results in an abnormal curve in the spine. Often caused by developmental issues or poor posture, it usually affects adolescents and adults, although it can be present at birth. Learn more about what causes kyphosis, how to prevent it, and ways to treat it, including exercises.

A novel device able to both record and modulate electrical impulses in the brain may improve treatments for Parkinson's disease and related conditions.

A new study uses an intriguing model to investigate chronic fatigue syndrome. The study gives fresh insight into the role of the immune system.

Over recent years, it has been clear that coffee protects against Parkinson's disease. A recent study tries to pin down the exact molecules involved.

For certain tasks, one side of the brain will dominate the other. Although this is well known, exactly how one side takes control has been a mystery.

A study of older adults links blood markers of certain nutrients that are present in the Mediterranean diet to better cognition and brain connectivity.