Neurology News

Learn all about Todd?s paralysis or when it becomes impossible to move part or all of the body after a seizure. We look at the management options.

Using a new approach, researchers from the University of Warwick may have identified the source of reduced happiness and unpleasant memories in depression.

Researchers suggest that a rare gene mutation that causes insensitivity to pain could be utilized to uncover new treatments for chronic pain.

Stuttering is a fairly common phenomenon, but its underlying mechanisms remain unclear. What happens in the brain when speech fluency is affected?

A 50-year-old drug that is commonly used to treat tapeworm infections is found to contain a molecule that can protect against Parkinson's disease.

What we eat can affect our psychological health, but which foods are beneficial? A new study suggests that the answer may depend on our age.

New research suggests that the brain regards talking inside of our heads as equivalent to talking out loud, with the same degree of dampened response.

New research investigates how to turn off a class of appetite-stimulating neurons. The findings have far-reaching implications for obesity and overeating.

A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains may significantly improve symptoms for people with multiple sclerosis, researchers report.

A subdural hematoma occurs when a vein located beneath the skull ruptures and starts to bleed. It can be life-threatening and requires immediate attention.

For the first time, scientists are starting to understand the purpose of sniffing, and how the brain takes aroma information from a mix of sensory signals.

A drug that is used to treat advanced skin lymphomas may also be effective in treating Huntington's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.

New research reveals that changing an action that has already started involves a very fast and complex interplay between three regions of the brain.

Learn all about status migrainosus, a migraine that lasts for longer than 3 days, also known as intractable migraine. We look at symptoms and treatment.

A diet supplemented with canola oil worsened memory and led to weight gain in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease, researchers report.

Researchers have shown that hyperbaric oxygen therapy alleviates some physical and behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer's in a mouse model of the disease.

Head injuries require immediate medical attention. In some cases, a person can develop internal bleeding around the brain called an epidural hematoma.

In this article, we discuss the most fascinating cell type in the human body. We explain what a neuron looks like, what it does, and how it works.

Intracerebral hemorrhage happens when blood suddenly leaks in the brain. It is a potentially life-threatening emergency. Learn more about the risk factors.

Scientists have designed a molecule that can interfere with the production of the APOE protein. Mouse tests reveal that the compound prevents brain damage.

Globus sensation is an overwhelming feeling of a lump lodged in a person's throat, even when nothing is there. Learn about the causes.

We take a look at vestibular migraines, a type of migraine that involves dizziness and vertigo. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options.

Many teens are dependent on their smartphones, and they are often more active online than offline. This can seriously impact the brain's chemical makeup.

In a phase III clinical trial of people with episodic migraine, a drug called erenumab was found to cut the number of monthly migraine days by over half.

A nerve protein that can be sampled with a simple blood test may offer an effective way to predict flare-ups and monitor treatment in multiple sclerosis.