Brain disorders
A neurological disorder is any disorder of the body nervous system. Structural, biochemical or electrical abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord or other nerves can result in a range of symptoms. Exa...
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Researchers Discover the Moment Alzheimer's disease Is Triggered
Researchers discover the moment Alzheimer's disease is triggered.
A genetically modified form of polio is giving hope to patients with the deadliest form of brain cancer
A genetically modified form of polio is giving hope to patients with the deadliest form of brain cancer. (via Seeker)
Stem-cell based stroke treatment repairs
Stem-cell based stroke treatment repairs damaged brain tissue.
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Clearing toxins from brain a great boost for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's treatment.
#BREAKING: New chemicals that clear toxic proteins from brain cells have been identified. A great boost for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's treatment.
UF researchers find that 'peanut butter' test can help diagnose Alzheimer's disease
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A dollop of peanut butter and a ruler can be used to confirm a diagnosis of early stage Alzheimer's disease, University of Florida Heal...
Diet sodas raise risk of dementia and stroke, study finds
People who drink diet sodas daily have three times the risk of stroke and dementia compared to people who drink one less than once a week, researchers report...
Experts excited by brain 'wonder-drug'
A drug for depression could stop all neurodegenerative diseases, including dementia, scientists hope.
Ultrasound Treatment Could Help Restore Memory Of Alzheimer's Patients
A non-invasive scanning ultrasound can be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease, according to a discovery by researchers at the University of Queensland. The new...
Developing Brain Regions In Children Hardest Hit By Sleep Deprivation
The reduced amount of sleep leads to an increased need for deep sleep in maturing areas of the brain. This affects posterior regions of the brain, which are involved in vision, spatial perception and...
Science Proves Rosemary Can Help Fight Against Dementia
Rosemary is great for garnishing dishes, spicing up meals and making your home smell great - but there's another benefit and it's big news for those suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's disease!
The Noodles That Cause Chronic Inflammation, Weight Gain, Alzheimer’s And Parkinson’s Disease
Instant noodles are a popular go-to lunch or dinner for those who are strapped for time (or cash), like college students. While you probably don’t consider them a health food, you may think they’re no...
Biogen experimental Alzheimer's drug shows promise in human trials
An experimental drug shattered and removed toxic plaque in the brains of patients with early-stage Alzheimer's disease, researchers found.
Menstrual Pain Reliever Drug Mefenamic Acid Shows Promise As Alzheimer's Disease Treatment
Mefenamic acid, which is used to relieve menstrual pain, has shown promise as treatment for Alzheimer's disease. Additional studies are still needed to determine the drug's effectiveness and side effe...
Alzheimer’s Disease: Period Pain Drug Cures Symptoms In Mice, New Research Shows
Mefenamic acid, a drug commonly used to relieve menstrual pain, has shown to reverse symptoms of the disease in mice, according to a new research.
Agnosia
Agnosia is the inability to process sensory information. Often there is a loss of ability to recognize objects, persons, sounds, shapes, or smells while the specific sense is not defective nor is ther...
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Aphasia
Aphasia (/əˈfeɪʒə/, /əˈfeɪziə/ or /eɪˈfeɪziə/; from Greek a- ("without") + phásis (φάσις, "speech")) is the name given to a collection of language disorders caused by damage to the brain. The word ap...
Brain tumor
A brain tumor or intracranial neoplasm occurs when abnormal cells form within the brain. There are two main types of tumors: malignant or cancerous tumors and benign tumors. Cancerous tumors can be d...
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Cerebrovascular disease
Cerebrovascular disease is a group of brain dysfunctions related to disease of the blood vessels supplying the brain. Hypertension is the most important cause; it damages the blood vessel lining, end...
Dementia
Dementia is a broad category of brain diseases that cause a long term and often gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember such that a person's daily functioning is affected. Other common s...
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Demyelinating disease
A demyelinating disease is any disease of the nervous system in which the myelin sheath of neurons is damaged. This damage impairs the conduction of signals in the affected nerves. In turn, the reduc...
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Encephalitis
Encephalitis (from Ancient Greek ἐγκέφαλος, enképhalos “brain”, composed of ἐν, en, “in” and κεφαλή, kephalé, “head”, and the medical suffix -itis “inflammation”) is an acute inflammation of the brain...
Hypothalamic disease
Hypothalamic disease is a disorder presenting primarily in the hypothalamus, which may be caused by damage resulting from malnutrition, including anorexia and bulimia eating disorders, genetic disorde...
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs), also known as prion diseases, are a group of progressive conditions (encephalopathies) that affect the brain and nervous system of many animals, inclu...
Neurodegeneration
Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons. Many neurodegenerative diseases including ALS, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s...
Synesthesia
Synesthesia (also spelled synæsthesia or synaesthesia; from the Ancient Greek σύν syn, "together", and αἴσθησις aisthēsis, "sensation") is a neurological phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory...
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