Neurology News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/9/2002
Thin Athletes Have Higher Risk for Motor Neuron Disease

Researchers find link between varsity-level athletic history and Lou Gehrig's Disease

7/22/2002
Brains of Autistic Children Develop Abnormally

Brains are enlarged very early in life

5/31/2002
Inert Gas Could Protect Damaged Nerve Cells

Researchers say xenon blocks substance that destroys cells

3/18/2002
Could Mouse Muscle Hold Clue to Mad Cow Disease?

Discovery could offer alternative to brain biopsies

3/5/2002
Shedding Light on Serotonin

Molecular mechanics of brain chemical could yield better antidepressants

3/2/2002
Beginning to Battle Back Pain

Opinions vary on where to go for help

2/27/2002
Adult Brain Makes New Cells That Work

Study finds new neurons show signs of function

1/9/2002
Giggle Incontinence

It's no laughing matter for your child

12/11/2001
The Eyes Have It in Nerve Regrowth

Clean-cut method of severing optic nerve may restore some sight

11/20/2001
Bigger Brain, Less Nitric Oxide?

Controlling vital gas may regulate brain size, suggest lab tests

11/12/2001
Antidepressant May Relieve Neuropathic Pain

Wellbutrin may have milder side effects than older medications

9/7/2001
Feeling in Tongues

Study: Learning to feel again akin to learning a second language

7/26/2001
Recognizing Our Own

Study shows more brain activity with faces of same race

5/10/2001
Alzheimer's Drug Has Staying Power

Galantamine improved memory for two years, says study