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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Faster stroke treatment in specialized ambulances reduces patients' disability

Faster stroke treatment in specialized ambulances reduces patients' disability

New breakthrough offers hope for potential treatment of rare childhood epilepsy

New breakthrough offers hope for potential treatment of rare childhood epilepsy

UTHealth physician-scientist receives AHA’s $1 million Merit Award for stroke research

UTHealth physician-scientist receives AHA’s $1 million Merit Award for stroke research

Exploring how brain inflammation after stroke can be shaped to support recovery

Exploring how brain inflammation after stroke can be shaped to support recovery

Increase in out-of-pocket costs associated with lower adherence to neurologic medications

Increase in out-of-pocket costs associated with lower adherence to neurologic medications

Boys with inattention-hyperactivity have higher risk for TBIs later in life

Boys with inattention-hyperactivity have higher risk for TBIs later in life

NRG Oncology trial: Hippocampal avoidance during whole-brain radiotherapy reduces risks

NRG Oncology trial: Hippocampal avoidance during whole-brain radiotherapy reduces risks

Later school start times associated with drop in vehicle crashes involving teen drivers

Later school start times associated with drop in vehicle crashes involving teen drivers

Sustained efforts to reduce Pakistan's epilepsy treatment gap

Sustained efforts to reduce Pakistan's epilepsy treatment gap

Immune system may target other remote areas of the brain to improve stroke recovery

Immune system may target other remote areas of the brain to improve stroke recovery

Fragile X syndrome-causing repeats help human neurons function, study finds

Fragile X syndrome-causing repeats help human neurons function, study finds

Individual clinical judgments needed for prescribing aspirin in primary prevention

Individual clinical judgments needed for prescribing aspirin in primary prevention

New smart jumpsuit accurately measures spontaneous and voluntary movement of infants

New smart jumpsuit accurately measures spontaneous and voluntary movement of infants

Circulating ceramide ratios may be useful predictors of future dementia risk

Circulating ceramide ratios may be useful predictors of future dementia risk

Researchers investigate how early life trauma contributes to functional neurological disorder

Researchers investigate how early life trauma contributes to functional neurological disorder

AAN issues new guideline for sleep problems in children and teens with autism

AAN issues new guideline for sleep problems in children and teens with autism

Shingles vaccine appears to reduce stroke risk

Shingles vaccine appears to reduce stroke risk

Golf could lower risk of death among older adults

Golf could lower risk of death among older adults

Gum disease linked to stroke

Gum disease linked to stroke

Greater motor reserve in long-distance skiers may help postpone onset of Parkinson's disease

Greater motor reserve in long-distance skiers may help postpone onset of Parkinson's disease