Neurology

Standardized Screening for Depression in Pediatric Epilepsy

1 day ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Health Care

Depression is a common comorbidity of epilepsy that is under-recognized and under-diagnosed. To improve recognition, a brief screening tool, the Neurological Disorders...
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5 Things to Know About CIDP

2 days ago   |   Medscape

While a rare, often perplexing disease, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy is a treatable condition. Medscape Neurology
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Whole-brain radiotherapy recommended for patients with brain metastases

3 days ago   |   News Medical

Patients with brain metastases who received whole-brain radiotherapy that avoided memory-specific hippocampal neural stem cells experienced preserved cognitive function and...
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New and improved: CPR undergoes overhaul

3 days ago   |   News Medical

An international study reviewed methods of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in an attempt to save lives and reduce neurological damage.
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Neurological signals from the spinal cord surprise scientists

3 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

With a study of the network between nerve and muscle cells in turtles, researchers have gained new insight into the way in which movements are generated and maintained. In the...
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AAN recommends people 65+ be screened yearly for memory problems

3 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

To help physicians provide the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care, the American Academy of Neurology is recommending physicians measure how frequently they...
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Euthanasia Doctor Acquitted; Pupils Predict Alzheimer's; USPSTF on Cognitive Screening

4 days ago   |   MedPage Today

News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience
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Researchers identify a way to measure slower-moving proteins

4 days ago   |   News Medical

Proteins are the workhorses of our bodies. They keep our organs functioning. They regulate our cells. They are the targets for medications that treat a number of diseases...
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Cannabidiol may alleviate seizures and normalize brain rhythms in Angelman syndrome

4 days ago   |   News Medical

A marijuana plant extract, also known as cannabidiol, is being commonly used to improve anxiety, sleep problems, pain, and many other neurological conditions.
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Infusion center patient experience growing more complex

4 days ago   |   Healio

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - As infusion centers have grown in complexity throughout the years, so too has the patient experience in these suites, with individuals often asked to take...
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US Pediatric Heart Transplant Waitlist Policy Is Not Working as Planned

US Pediatric Heart Transplant Waitlist Policy Is Not Working as Planned

The waitlist policy which intended to save children lives by prioritizing children awaiting heart transplantation in the U.S has unintended consequences. Read more ...

New Vaccine That Prevents Herpes in Mice, Guinea Pigs Developed

New Vaccine That Prevents Herpes in Mice, Guinea Pigs Developed

A novel vaccine developed at Penn Medicine protected almost all animal subjects exposed to the virus Read more ...

Do the Expenses of Cancer Medications Receive Enough Attention?

Do the Expenses of Cancer Medications Receive Enough Attention?

New study analysed whether recent cancer drug trials collect health-related quality of life after reviewing drug manufacturers' submissions to pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review . Read more ...

DNA Is Cemented Together By Water-Repelling Forces

DNA Is Cemented Together By Water-Repelling Forces

DNA molecules were thought to be held together by hydrogen bonds, but researchers prove otherwise! Read more ...

Music can Boost Memory in Older Adults, Alzheimer's Disease Patients

Music can Boost Memory in Older Adults, Alzheimer's Disease Patients

Listening to music can improve memory performance in older adults and patients with Alzheimer's disease , reveals a new study. Read more ...

Fat Mass Index, Not BMI, May Up Heart Disease Risk in People With Diabetes

Fat Mass Index, Not BMI, May Up Heart Disease Risk in People With Diabetes

Fat mass index , not body mass index , is linked to a higher risk of developing heart disease in people with diabetes, reports a new study. Read more ...

Lifestyle Education Improves Heart Health in Children

Lifestyle Education Improves Heart Health in Children

Encouraging physical activity and improving diet in kids is essential to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease , reports a new study. Read more ...

Gwendoline Christie Hit The Emmys Red Carpet And We Are Not Worthy

Gwendoline Christie Hit The Emmys Red Carpet And We Are Not Worthy

Gwendoline Christie is bringing all the FIRE If you've managed to miss what an absolute badass Gwendoline Christie is, it's okay, because she'll never stop giving you reasons... Read more ...

Chronic Care Model for Veterans With Mental Health Conditions

Chronic Care Model for Veterans With Mental Health Conditions

Originally developed to improve care for patients with chronic medical illnesses, the new approach focuses on health care changes to promote teamwork and increase patients'... Read more ...

New Drug That Fights Cancer With Less Renal Toxicity Discovered

New Drug That Fights Cancer With Less Renal Toxicity Discovered

Scientists have discovered a new anti-cancer drug that has less toxic effects to the kidneys. Read more ...