Brain Aging, Development, and Disease Explained
Identification of a brain circuit implicated in Alzheimer disease and schizophrenia could aid in comprehension of brain disorders and point to prevention strategies.
For Tension Headache, Combo Rx Tops Acetaminophen
Pain relief is better with a triple combination medication that includes acetaminophen than with acetaminophen by itself, researchers found, suggesting a new therapeutic option.
Memory, Thinking Work Better in Complex Jobs
Study results suggest that more stimulating work environments may help people retain their cognitive abilities.
Stroke Mobile Unit Drives Golden Hour Thrombolysis
The use of a stroke emergency mobile unit speeds thrombolysis and thus improves short-term outcomes, with no risk to patients’ safety.
Diets May Ease Refractory Epilepsy Seizures in Adults
The ketogenic and the modified Atkins diets, high in fat and low in carbohydrates, could reduce these seizures, suggesting that clinicians bring them into the treatment discussion.
Stem Cells Identify Spread of Brain Disorders
The latest scientific developments about the brain and how it works were presented this week at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. Potential new treatments were identified.
New Imaging Spots Inflammation in Brain Disorders
These findings advance knowledge about the link between brain inflammation and the progression of brain disorders and suggest possible targets for future treatments.
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