Neurology News

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2/1/2006
Combo Drug Therapy Won't Improve Schizophrenia Care

Widespread practice of using two drugs provides no added benefit, researchers say

2/1/2006
Mouse Study Yields Hope Against Rett Syndrome

The rare, disabling neurological disorder predominantly affects girls

2/1/2006
1/27/2006
Kids' Chronic Headache and Sleeplessness Go Hand-in-Hand

One may exacerbate the other, new research finds

1/26/2006
Experts Look at Roots of Chronic Fatigue

A variety of triggers can lead to the syndrome, they say

1/25/2006
Science Spots New Cause of Chronic Pain

Healthy nerves, not damaged ones, may be to blame

1/24/2006
Research Shows How Alcohol May Affect the Body

Three growth factor compounds are key to the link, experts say

1/23/2006
Lincoln's Descendants Help Make Gene Breakthrough

Research uncovers a mutation linked to rare movement disorder

1/23/2006
Aspirin Therapy Safe for Some Brain Hemorrhage Survivors

Study found users had no increased risk for repeat attacks

1/20/2006
Gene Could Hold Key to Schizophrenia

Mice without it developed a schizophrenic-like illness, researchers say

1/19/2006
Researchers Find Another Origin for Alzheimer's

Illness may originate with dividing brain cells, they say

1/19/2006
Owl Finding a Hoot for Brain Researchers

The birds link up sight with sound, just as humans do, researchers say

1/17/2006
Scientists Close in on Alzheimer's Genes

A locus on chromosome 10 appears to be a hot spot, researchers say

1/16/2006
Regular Exercise May Delay Alzheimer's

And the most out-of-shape seniors may have the most to gain, researchers say

1/12/2006
Blocking Fat Hormone Might Slow MS

But results in mice may not translate to humans, experts add

1/11/2006
Sleep Keeps Brain Growing Strong

Restless rats failed to retain new neurons, study found

1/10/2006
Science Probes the Awakening Brain

The mind stays sluggish in the first 10 minutes after sleep ends, research finds

1/9/2006
Prompting Neurons to Protect Themselves

Researchers found way to induce cells to release natural antioxidants

12/27/2005
Antidepressants May Spur Brain Cell Growth

Rat study offers new mechanism by which SSRIs like Paxil, Zoloft, may work

12/23/2005
'Quilt to Remember' Honors Those Struggling With Alzheimer's

Collective memorial will tour U.S. cities, Alzheimer's Foundation says

12/16/2005
Robotic Treadmill Helps Partially Paralyzed

Guided walking seems to retrain brain's movement center, study finds

12/16/2005
Drug Reduces MS-Linked Brain Lesions

Imuran also cuts relapse rates for patients with the neurological disorder

12/15/2005
Huge Increase in Alzheimer's, Dementia Predicted

Incidence will double in the U.S. and triple in developing countries by 2040, experts say

12/14/2005
Health Tip: Pins And Needles That Won't Go Away

Don't let it linger; a doctor's consultation may be needed

12/9/2005
Fear Response, Personality Share Same Space in the Brain

Finding could explain why the more courageous are often more outgoing, too

12/9/2005
Study: Men, Women Don't Think Alike

Brain scans reveal differences in activity while performing similar tasks

12/8/2005
Brain Scans Track Human Game Strategies

High-tech imaging allowed researchers to predict who'd win and lose

12/8/2005
Stroke's Deadly Toll: 2 Million Brain Cells Each Minute

Statistics on stroke's impact show how urgently immediate help is needed

12/7/2005
Enlarged Brain Might Be Hallmark of Autism

Head circumference also begins to increase after age 1, study found

12/2/2005
Study Suggests Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is Real

Spinal fluid of CFS patients has distinct proteins, researchers say

12/2/2005
Fighting Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain on Many Fronts

Experts say a myriad of interventions can help

11/30/2005
Smart Brains Toss Out Trivia

Clearing the mind of useless facts boosts memory, study finds

11/30/2005
CT-Guided Injections Ease Sweaty Palms

The technique provides relief for palmar hyperhidrosis, researchers say

11/30/2005
Heavy Pot Smoking Might Raise Schizophrenia Risk

It's linked to abnormalities in the adolescent brain, researchers say

11/30/2005
Alzheimer's Could Be Diabetes-like Illness, Study Suggests

Brain insulin levels fall as the disease progresses

11/23/2005
Parkinson's Tied to the Well-Schooled

Study says doctors may be at higher risk

11/18/2005
Stress Hinders Thinking, But a Drug Might Help

The blood pressure medicine propranolol eases anxiety-linked confusion, study found

11/18/2005
Study Puts a New Face on Autism

Brain center for processing facial information reacts similarly in autistics, non-autistics

11/17/2005
Scientists Face the Fear Gene

Discovery could lead to treatments for anxiety disorders, experts say

11/15/2005
Brain Scan May Spot Alzheimer's Progression

In the future, new technologies could identify who's at risk, researchers say

11/14/2005
Exercise Plus Gene Therapy Could Slow ALS

Mouse study shows promise for the fatal neurological disorder, also called Lou Gehrig's disease

11/11/2005
Lipid Could Be Key to Nerve Growth

The finding might further neurological repair, researchers say

11/11/2005
Nerve Damage May Spur 'Sick Worker Syndrome'

Repetitive strain caused mice to abandon former tasks, researchers say

11/11/2005
Jet Lagged? Lighten Up

A light box plus melatonin may let travelers arrive refreshed

11/10/2005
Bacterium, Gene Play Roles in Elderly Vision Loss

Discovery gives new clues to age-related macular degeneration

11/10/2005
MRI Deemed Vital to Diagnosing MS

New expert guidelines highlight the high-tech tool

11/8/2005
Survey Looks at Ethics of Alzheimer's Trials

Most said they would allow the participation of an ill loved one

11/7/2005
Ravenous Rodents Give Dieting Clues

Rat studies suggest stress plus tempting treats triggers binge-eating

11/6/2005
Experts Offer Free Memory Screenings Nov. 15

It's all part of National Alzheimer's Awareness Month

11/3/2005
Restless Legs Syndrome Linked to Other Health Woes

Study finds more insomnia and depression in patients with the movement disorder