Neurology

What is Neurology?

Neurology is a branch of medical science that is concerned with disorders and diseases of the nervous system. The term neurology comes from a combination of two words - "neuron" meaning nerve and "logia" meaning "the study of".

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Specific genetic variant linked to early-onset childhood epilepsy discovered

Specific genetic variant linked to early-onset childhood epilepsy discovered

Research findings may offer a new potential therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s disease

Research findings may offer a new potential therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s disease

Cannabidiol and the shifting perspective of epilepsy drug discovery

Cannabidiol and the shifting perspective of epilepsy drug discovery

Activation of microglial cells can slow down Alzheimer's progression

Activation of microglial cells can slow down Alzheimer's progression

Machine learning pinpoints the most accurate timelines for predicting Alzheimer's progression

Machine learning pinpoints the most accurate timelines for predicting Alzheimer's progression

The distinct pathophysiology of ‘SuperAger’ brains

The distinct pathophysiology of ‘SuperAger’ brains

New biomarker can help identify people with a primary tauopathy

New biomarker can help identify people with a primary tauopathy

Two new studies identify potential risk factors associated with frontotemporal dementia

Two new studies identify potential risk factors associated with frontotemporal dementia

Study finds that pediatric stroke is associated with COVID-19 infections but not with multisystem inflammatory syndrome

Study finds that pediatric stroke is associated with COVID-19 infections but not with multisystem inflammatory syndrome

New MRI machine reveals tiny changes in the brain related to transient global amnesia

New MRI machine reveals tiny changes in the brain related to transient global amnesia

Unexpected declines in cognitive performance after epilepsy surgery

Unexpected declines in cognitive performance after epilepsy surgery

Using warmer brain-irrigation fluid can reduce repeat operations to remedy subdural hematoma

Using warmer brain-irrigation fluid can reduce repeat operations to remedy subdural hematoma

Stroke patients with delirium could be more prone to developing cognitive and psychiatric difficulties

Stroke patients with delirium could be more prone to developing cognitive and psychiatric difficulties

Low-dose CT screening improves survival rate of lung cancer patients

Low-dose CT screening improves survival rate of lung cancer patients

Stereotactic MRI-guided adaptive radiation therapy shows promise for treating pancreatic cancer

Stereotactic MRI-guided adaptive radiation therapy shows promise for treating pancreatic cancer

Researchers to develop brain imaging radiotracers for better understanding of Alzheimer's, autism

Researchers to develop brain imaging radiotracers for better understanding of Alzheimer's, autism

Transgender teens and young adults four times more likely to have a sleep disorder

Transgender teens and young adults four times more likely to have a sleep disorder

Quantifying the risk of surgery‐related aphasia after brain tumor removal

Quantifying the risk of surgery‐related aphasia after brain tumor removal

First-of-its-kind brain surgery simulator appears to be a feasible approach for training neurosurgeons

First-of-its-kind brain surgery simulator appears to be a feasible approach for training neurosurgeons

Type 2 diabetes patients older than 45 have increased MS risk after anti-hyperglycemic exposure

Type 2 diabetes patients older than 45 have increased MS risk after anti-hyperglycemic exposure