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    Trigeminal nerve stimulation shows promise for management of traumatic brain injury

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Researchers at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and the department of neurosurgery at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, announced today that they have published a paper with research findings that could have implications for the tre… [...]

    Is it Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia?

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories A new method may help determine whether a person has Alzheimer’s disease or frontotemporal dementia, two different types of dementia that often have similar symptoms, according to a preliminary study published in the July 26, 2017, online issue of Neur… [...]

    Is it Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia?

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories A new method may help determine whether a person has Alzheimer’s disease or frontotemporal dementia, two different types of dementia that often have similar symptoms, according to a preliminary study published in the July 26, 2017, online issue of Neur… [...]

    Neurology professor discusses sleep findings

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Ying-Hui Fu, a UCSF professor of neurology and a pioneer in the study of sleep and genetics, explains the science behind strange sleep patterns and shares why shut-eye is more important than you think. [...]

    Despite lack of efficacy data, surprising consensus in pediatric anti-epilepsy med scripts

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories The number of available anti-seizure medications has exploded in the past two decades, going from just a handful of medicines available in the 1990s to more than 20 now. Once the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves each new medicine based on tr… [...]

    The emotional processing of olfactory stimuli in mice described for the first time

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories The Joint Unit of Functional Neuroanatomy of the universities of Valencia and Jaume I de Castelló has described for the first time the complete map of the neural connections of the anterior cortical nucleus of the amygdala, a key brain region for the emotional processing of olfactory stimuli of mice. The research has been published in the Journal of Comparative Neurology. [...]

    Cerebrospinal fluid of survivors of Ebola virus disease examined

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories A new research letter published by JAMA Neurology reports on examinations of cerebrospinal fluid collected from survivors of Ebola virus disease (EVD) to investigate potential Ebola virus persistence in the central nervous system. [...]

    MMA fighters, boxers may have signs of long-term brain injury in blood

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Boxers and mixed martial arts fighters may have markers of long-term brain injury in their blood, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s Sports Concussion Conference in Jacksonville, Fla., July… [...]

    What do high school principals know about concussion?

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories When it comes to helping high school student athletes recover from concussion, support is needed beyond the athletic field. It is also essential when they return to the classroom. A new study examining principals’ perceptions about concussion will be r… [...]

    What do high school principals know about concussion?

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories When it comes to helping high school student athletes recover from concussion, support is needed beyond the athletic field. It is also essential when they return to the classroom. A new study examining principals’ perceptions about concussion will be r… [...]