Neurology News

A clinical trial has found that an innovative electromagnetic therapy device significantly reduced memory loss in seven out of the eight participants.

Itchy skin, or pruritus, is common and can affect any part of the body. Many factors can cause itchy legs, including skin conditions, diabetes, or allergic reactions. Learn about causes and treatments here.

My name is Regina Denny, and in 2018, I lost my son Brian to cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS). This is the story of Brian's death from CHS.

A new proof-of-concept study finds that people with Alzheimer's biomarkers in the brain who exercise frequently experience slower deterioration.

Nootropics, or smart drugs, aim to enhance cognitive performance. Prescription stimulants and nonprescription substances, including caffeine, are considered nootropic. Here, we discuss research into the effects and risks.

Causes of numbness in the thigh include lupus, some autoimmune conditions, and multiple sclerosis. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more here.

A small study tests whether regular tea drinkers have differently structured brains to non-tea drinkers. The findings are intriguing but not conclusive.

In the largest and most in-depth study of its kind, scientists confirm that physical fitness is associated with improved cognitive ability.

Two new studies suggest that there is an association between stress related tooth problems and cognitive decline among older populations.

This Friday the 13th, we take a look at the psychological mechanisms of superstitions and their effect on mental health and well-being.

The brains of people who use their feet as they would hands ? for high precision tasks ? have adapted to 'view' toes almost as fingers, a study shows.

Experiments in mouse models of depression suggest an intriguing possibility ? that exposure to certain stimuli could change how well antidepressants work.

New research finds a 'significant' association between a history of migraine and various forms of dementia, and Alzheimer's disease in particular.

A new trial found that deep transcranial magnetic stimulation may help ease cases of obsessive-compulsive disorder that do not respond to other treatments.

Trepanation is the historical practice of drilling holes into the skull. But why did our ancestors do it, and when did it start? We investigate.

In a genetic analysis of 400,000 people, scientists have, for the first time, identified four DNA regions associated with left-handedness.

Different breeds of dogs display distinctive behaviors, but why? It may all come down to differences in brain structure following selective breeding.

In most cases, concussion symptoms disappear within a month. If they do not, the person may have post-concussion syndrome. Read about the symptoms, causes, risk factors, and treatments here.

Early symptoms of a brain tumor can include headaches, vision problems, and mood swings. However, because they are so general, diagnosis can be difficult. The symptoms tend to vary depending on the location and stage of the tumor. Learn more here.

Scientists have demonstrated a new immunotherapy that can deliver checkpoint inhibitors across the blood-brain barrier to fight glioblastoma in mice.

A pain response that scorpion toxin triggers may help researchers further their understanding of chronic pain and allow them to develop new therapies.

Choline is an essential nutrient that our bodies must get from food or supplements. A new article suggests meat free diets may create a choline deficiency.

An MTHFR mutation is the mutation of a gene that regulates the production of a specific enzyme. This type of mutation can potentially lead to a number of health conditions. Learn more here.

A new small trial suggests that a 'day by day' approach to aerobic exercise can offer a memory boost and other cognitive benefits to older individuals.

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a condition that commonly causes dizziness. Specific head movements may trigger symptoms, but people can usually treat BPPV with exercises and medication. Learn more here.