Brainpower Answers Burning Questions in Neurology
Get to the root of the latest research findings on nervous system disorders and test your brainpower with this quick 5-question quiz.
Stem Cells Identify Spread of Brain Disorders
The latest scientific developments about the brain and how it works were presented this week at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. Potential new treatments were identified.
New Imaging Spots Inflammation in Brain Disorders
These findings advance knowledge about the link between brain inflammation and the progression of brain disorders and suggest possible targets for future treatments.
MRI May Advance Parkinson Gene Therapy
Up until now, these treatments have not produced promising efficacy results in clinical trials. MRI could show the way.
Use a Saliva Test to ID Neurodegenerative Disease?
Why ask patients to “spit in a cup”? Statistically significant protein differences have been found in Alzheimer disease saliva, and trends have been observed for Parkinson disease.
Tests for Autoantibodies in Brain Disease Raise Questions
Serum testing for NMDAR and other autoantibodies is fraught with pitfalls, and careful clinical consideration is important.
Migraine and Parkinson Disease: New Study Finds a Link
In this podcast, Ann Scher, PhD, lead author in a recently published study, gives a succinct overview of the details and briefly discusses what the findings may suggest.
For Patients With Parkinson: It Takes Two to Tango
Tango may be not only a vibrant dance of passion but also a therapeutic one. Symptoms and socialization may be improved.
Parkinson Diagnostic Accuracy Varies With Duration
The rate of diagnostic accuracy is lower in early disease and higher in later disease and is improved by medication response and other factors.
Coffee: Drink Java for Good Neurologic Health?
The remarkable coffee bean is associated with reduced prevalence of several diseases, including Parkinson disease, Alzheimer disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.