Neurology News

We look at dyskinesia, including the main symptoms and treatment options. Learn more about this condition that results in involuntary movements here.

Learn about akathisia, a symptom that is sometimes caused by taking certain medications. This article looks at the causes, signs, and treatment options.

Can we train our brains to improve our working memory and boost our learning capacities? A new study reveals which brain-training task is most effective.

Decision-making is partly controlled by reward pathways. Recent research examines how waiting time affects this dopamine-based system.

The largest ever big data study of schizophrenia finds that the entire communication system in the brain's white matter is disrupted in the disease.

Emerging research investigates what the main active substance in marijuana does to neural cells, and how this may lead to addictive behavior.

Stimming is a common symptom of autism. Learn more about it here, including the different types of behavior that can occur, and what can be done to help.

Researchers suggest that glucosamine, a dietary supplement, may help to reduce brain cell excitability, bringing us closer to a new therapy for epilepsy.

Dysesthesia is a painful, itchy sensation, often associated with multiple sclerosis (MS). Learn more about the symptoms and types here.

Researchers reveal how a compound in green tea called EGCG prevents the formation of toxic beta-amyloid plaques, which are a hallmark of Alzheimer's.

Psilocybin, a magic mushroom compound, may succeed where other anti-depression treatments have failed; the drug may 'reset' the brain, new research shows.

An over-the-counter allergy drug may restore function to the nerves damaged by multiple sclerosis, according to a recent phase II trial.

New research shows that a protein involved in circadian rhythms, called CLOCK, plays a role in severe cases of epilepsy that do not respond to treatment.

A new study looked at the metabolic changes in the brains of menopausal and perimenopausal women and found potential triggers for Alzheimer's disease.

Researchers have discovered a new group of immune cells that contribute to obesity by reducing norepinephrine levels in fat, which prevents fat reduction.

Researchers suggest that the loss of a gene called LSD1 plays a role in the brain cell death that occurs with Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia.

Researchers have shed light on the mechanisms by which smoking before and during pregnancy could raise a child's risk of cerebral palsy.

Learn more about tactile hallucinations and its symptoms. Including more on causes such as Alzheimer?s disease, Lewy body dementia, and delirium tremens.

How the brain makes sense of narratives is still a mystery, but reading stories in an MRI scanner gives insight into the brain regions at work.

New research conducted in mice shows that specific patterns of neural activity during deep sleep are crucial to efficient visual learning.

What do diseases smell like? Can we detect diseases via sense of smell? What diseases affect our sense of smell? And does any of this matter? We find out.

Women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s may be at greater risk of dementia, a new study finds, but this association may not ring true for men.

A landmark study from the NIH now confirms that the human brain has its own lymphatic vessels that 'drain out' excess fluid leaked by blood vessels.

With the number of bilingual individuals increasing steadily, find out how bilingualism affects the brain and cognitive function.

Researchers bring new insight into how stage two of sleep can help to improve brain plasticity, highlighting its role in memory consolidation.