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New Alzheimer's Mimic Identified

— Memory-loss syndrome predominantly affects limbic system

9 Hrs Ago
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"We're going to get to the bottom of it"

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Massage Guns the Likely Culprit in Two Cases of Acute Vertigo

The relatively younger age of the two patients makes these cases particularly notable

A photo of a woman sitting on an exercise mat and using a massage gun on her neck.
What's Behind a Woman's 43-Year History of Drug-Resistant Epilepsy?

Seizures were triggered by exposure to cold due to reflex epilepsy

 A woman undergoing an electroencephalograph.
Transient Left-Sided Weakness, Facial Palsy in Middle-Age Man

Timely recognition of this rare phenomenon considered crucial to prevent recurrent stroke

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Parkinsonism in Athletes Linked With Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Pathology

CTE pathology, not Lewy body pathology, seen in most cases

Jul 16, 2024
 A computer rendering of Lewy bodies in a nerve cell.
Newborn Screening Downgrades Prevalence of SMA

The first spinal muscular atrophy prevalence data based on screening came in lower than expected

Jul 15, 2024
 A photo of a newborn undergoing a heel prick screening test.
Novel Program Helps People With HIV Manage Chronic Pain

Intervention may be as efficacious as pharmacologic treatments, researchers suggest

Jul 15, 2024
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Personalized Alzheimer's Progression Predicted by Model

Tool estimates how fast cognitive decline will occur in amyloid-positive patients

Jul 12, 2024
 A computer rendering of amyloid plaques forming on a nerve cell.
Bad Air Quality in Pregnancy Hikes Cerebral Palsy Risk in Offspring

Study finds yet another problem linked to fine particulate pollution

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Specialists Say There Are Benefits to Couples Sleeping Separately

More than one-third of Americans said they occasionally or consistently sleep in another room

Jul 10, 2024
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What Cognitive Tests Show; Pig Kidney Recipient Dies; Human Plague Case Reported

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Jul 10, 2024
Morning Break over illustration of a syringe, Covid virus, and DNA helix over a photo of green vegetation.
Your Brain on Mars; Differential Dementia Diagnosis by AI; ALS Gene Identified

News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience

Jul 09, 2024
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Answers to Some of the Questions About Biden's Health and Medical History

White House say Biden has seen a neurologist only three times, tied to annual physicals

Jul 09, 2024
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In Parkinson's Disease, Cognitive Symptoms Often Emerge Soon After Diagnosis

About a third of patients reported a cognitive complaint in the first few years

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A computer rendering of a neuron containing Lewy bodies.
Avoiding Neuropathy From Chemo; Predictive Value of Screening EKGs

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Cognitive Impairments Observed in Patients With Functional Seizures

Small cognitive differences were detected between functional seizure and epilepsy groups

Jul 05, 2024
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Morning Break over illustration of a syringe, Covid virus, and DNA helix over a photo of green vegetation.
Midlife Cognition Tied to Inflammation Years Earlier

Consistently high CRP levels over 18 years raised the risk of poor cognitive function

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