Neurology

Editor Resigns Following Retraction for 'Racist Characterizations'

10 hours ago   |   Medscape

After the retraction of an article with 'racist characterizations,' the humanities editor of Neurology has resigned and its editor in chief has pledged to overhaul the...
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Lethal Prions and Alzheimer's; Cannabis and Dementia; Baby Brains and Autism

11 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience
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New map of infant brain may aid early diagnosis of autism

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A new map of newborn babies' brains offers details of structure that will provide a new reference for researchers studying both typical brain development and neurological...
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Looking behind a rare brain disease for clues to treat more common mental disorders

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have clarified, for the first time, the mechanism behind a very rare brain disorder called MICPCH (microcephaly, disproportionate pontine and cerebellar hypoplasia)...
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Can these new compounds treat memory loss in depression?

3 days ago   |   Medical News Today   |   4 articles

Researchers have developed novel compounds that may be able to reverse memory loss that relates to depression and other mental health conditions.
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Journal Retracts MD Article for 'Racist Characterizations'

4 days ago   |   Medscape

After facing sharp criticism from readers, the American Academy of Neurology's flagship journal has retracted an essay about a patient encounter that it acknowledged 'contains...
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Extracranial Internal Carotid Aneurysm in a 10-Year-Old Boy Diagnosed via Ultrasound

4 days ago   |   Pediatric Emergency Care

Background Extracranial carotid aneurysms in children are extremely rare but carry a high mortality and morbidity. For pediatric patients, they are often complications of...
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Infants Exposed to Anesthesia Show No Neurological Injury

5 days ago   |   MedPage Today

But safety of longer, repeated anesthetics still unknown
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Brain Biomarkers May Help ID Those At Risk for Severe PTSD

5 days ago   |   Medscape

Patterns of neurological and physiological responses to associative learning may eventually help determine which individuals are more at risk for severe post-traumatic stress...
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Amantadine may be effective treatment for headaches after traumatic brain injury

5 days ago   |   Healio

Posttraumatic headaches improved for 80% of patients who took amantadine for 2 months after having postconcussion syndrome, according to a study published in Mayo Clinic...
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Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes

Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes

Eating five or more weekly servings of nuts also appears to lower the risk of premature death from heart disease or any other cause by about one-third for people with type 2... Read more ...

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric...

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric symptoms with the disease

In a study of data gathered on 270 cognitively normal older adults between the ages of 62 and 90, called the Harvard Brain Aging Study, scientists from Brigham and Women's... Read more ...

This 30-Minute Workout Playlist Is SO Good - and Then Beyoncé Takes It to...

This 30-Minute Workout Playlist Is SO Good - and Then Beyoncé Takes It to Another Level

Thirty minutes. That's really all you need to get in a good workout and stay on top of your health goals. Yet some days even 30 minutes feels like a chore. But what if we told... Read more ...

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Research suggests that use of the drug greatly raises a pregnant woman's odd for miscarriage, as well as the odds that her baby will have a heart defect. Read more ...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by 25%, study says 

A new study from UC San Diego found that women who sat for uninterrupted long periods of time had a 52% higher risk than those who sat for the same amount of time but in short... Read more ...

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Fake news is scripted, staged, planned, promoted, and never retracted after being revealed as such. Fake news appears in many forms, including on television, via social media... Read more ...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of Independence, Says Study

Studies provide new insight into the challenges faced by children on the autism spectrum who exhibit symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . Read more ...

FDA warns Americans against ‘Dracula' transfusions of young blood

FDA warns Americans against ‘Dracula' transfusions of young blood

A number of clinics are already offering transfusions of young blood plasma with the promise it stops aging, but the procedure is unproven and done by 'bad actors, the FDA... Read more ...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss

Using the gene-editing technology CRISPR, scientists at the University of North Carolina switched on a muted gene in mice embryos, which were then born with no trace of the... Read more ...

A naturally-occurring plant compound shows great potential for treating...

A naturally-occurring plant compound shows great potential for treating Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and depression

Scientists have learned a lot about most of the body's organs over the years. The growing body of knowledge on the liver, heart, lungs and kidneys has enabled many people to... Read more ...