Neurology

Factors related to long term motor, behavioural and scholastic outcome in children with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis

1 day ago   |   Pediatric Neurology   |   2 articles

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis is typically a monophasic demyelinating disease of the central nervous system, most often reported to have a favourable long-term...
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Sleep Apnea Treatment Tied to Improved Stroke Outcomes

1 day ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Use of continuous positive airway pressure after an acute stroke or transient ischemia attack may improve neurologic functioning in patients with sleep apnea, a new study...
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1 in 6 Americans Over 40 Has Been Knocked Out

1 day ago   |   Web MD

Further, these head injuries are associated with neurological and psychological problems such as depression, sleep disorders, stroke and alcoholism, the researchers found.
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Nevus sebaceous on the scalp: answer

1 day ago   |   Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine   |   2 articles

We describe the case of a 1-month-old, full-term male infant with an NS (localized, well-delimited, waxy alopecic area on the scalp) that has been present since birth. He was...
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Nevus sebaceous on the scalp: question

1 day ago   |   Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine   |   2 articles

A 1-month-old, full-term male infant received a neonatology consultation because of a localized, well-delimited, waxy alopecic area on his scalp that had been present since...
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Light physical activity may reduce stroke severity

2 days ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Engaging in light to moderate physical activity, such as walking or swimming, for a few hours a week, was associated with less severe strokes when compared with physical...
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Alector announces initiation of Phase 1 trial of AL001 for treating frontotemporal dementia

2 days ago   |   News Medical

Alector, a privately held biotechnology company pioneering immuno-neurology, a novel therapeutic approach for the treatment of neurodegeneration, today announced the initiation...
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Penn researchers find common thread linking almost all TNR expansion diseases

3 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

In a class of roughly 30 neurological disorders that includes ALS, Huntington's Disease and Fragile X Syndrome, the relevant mutant gene features sections of repeating base...
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Alzheimer's or Not; DBS for Autism; Dopamine-Tracking Sensors

3 days ago   |   MedPageToday

News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience
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Class of neurological disorders share 3D genome folding pattern

3 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

Researchers have found a new common thread linking nearly all of the trinucleotide repeat expansion diseases, which include ALS, Huntington's Disease and Fragile X Syndrome...
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It doesn't matter how long you sleep, it's WHEN you go to bed

It doesn't matter how long you sleep, it's WHEN you go to bed

A new study on sleep patterns suggests that a regular bedtime and wake time are just as important for heart and metabolic health among older adults, Duke researchers found. Read more ...

More than 80% of people with cancer risk genes don't know it, study warns  

More than 80% of people with cancer risk genes don't know it, study warns  

Genetic testing is cheaper and more accurate than ever, helping people to understand how their DNA raises cancer risks. But less than 20% of people with BRCA mutations know it... Read more ...

First HIV immunotherapy drug proves safe in phase 1 trial

First HIV immunotherapy drug proves safe in phase 1 trial

The phase 1 trial is an early but significant milestone for the team at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which won a $20 million grant to make their ideas a... Read more ...

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Context before vocabulary: New research shows babies as young as 6 months use it to integrate learning

Babies are naturally curious, and their drive to explore the world around them can help them become fast learners. A recent study has even discovered that infants as young as... Read more ...

High Gluten Diet in Pregnancy can Increase Diabetes Risk in Children

High Gluten Diet in Pregnancy can Increase Diabetes Risk in Children

High consumption of gluten pregnant women can increase the risk of Type-1 diabetes in children. Proteins found in foods rich in gluten such as wheat, rye, and barley can... Read more ...

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Artificial Intelligence can Help Doctors Diagnose Lung Disease Accurately

Artificial intelligence or AI correctly interprets lung function test results and helps pulmonologists diagnose lung disease in patients. Read more ...

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Do YOU wear contact lenses? Beware of a rare infection

Do YOU wear contact lenses? Beware of a rare infection

Moorfields Eye Hospital researchers checked medical records since 1986 to analyse and compare rates of the infection in south east England. Read more ...

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New Study Reports Poor Physical and Mental Health in Rural Borderland Communities

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