Studies of a kuru epidemic in a once cannibalistic tribe could lead to further understanding of other neurodegenerative diseases, like Alzheimer and Parkinson.
Driving with Cognitive Impairment
Investigators questioned whether cognitive tests could predict driving ability in people with Alzheimer disease and mild cognitive impairment.
Interesting Neuro: Alzheimer & Parkinson insights
Our May news includes memory replay disruption in Alzheimer disease, impulse control disorder in Parkinson disease, and return to play in TBI.
Neuropsychiatric Issues with Cognitive Decline
Neuropsychiatric symptoms are commonly associated with mild cognitive impairment, but does amyloid pathology play a role in this relationship?
Interesting Neuro: migraine drugs & stroke risks
Our Feb. news & research include two new migraine drugs, the stroke-Parkinson link, and the potential of an anticancer drug to prevent Alzheimer.
Interesting Neuro: TBI & imaging in stroke & epilepsy
Our Jan. news & research list includes the possible lingering effects of childhood concussion and the benefits of vitamin D for MS.
Herpes Viruses Infection of Neurons
New findings regarding viruses and neuronal cells could provide clues for possible new therapies for MS and Alzheimer disease.
Suicide Prevention in Neurodegenerative Disease
Compliance, an obstacle in depression treatment for all patients, can be especially difficult for patients with dementia.
Interesting Neuro: epilepsy updates & autism risks
Our Dec. news & research list includes groundbreaking research from AES 2015 as well as a few potential neurodegeneration biomarkers.
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