Healthcare is a hierarchical culture, and probably for good reason. That hierarchy creates a structure that allows for appropriate supervision and division of labor, perhaps similar to the command structures of the military. Just like any industry, there are "old school"...
For those most severely affected, treating epilepsy means drilling through the skull deep into the brain to destroy the small area where the seizures originate — invasive, dangerous and with a long recovery period. Five years ago,...
Just one shot of dopamine cells derived from stem cells could be enough to reverse many of the features of Parkinson's disease for decades — and the barriers to developing such a treatment are finally being overcome.
Depression in Parkinson's disease patients is a little like the riddle about the chicken and the egg: Which came first — the nervous system disorder characterized by impaired movement and slurred speech, or the depression that is both an early symptom of the disease...
Researchers have overcome a major barrier in the study of Alzheimer's that could pave the way for breakthroughs in our understanding of the disease, a new report shows — and that new understanding could, in turn, pave the way for drugs that treat or interrupt the progression...
Researchers at the University of Adelaide have discovered two potential treatments for traumatic brain injury that are most effective when given at different stages after the injury has occurred. Laboratory studies conducted in the...
The Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) Editorial Board, an AANN volunteer group responsible for managing the development and publication of guidelines in the AANN Clinical Practice Guideline Series, welcomed a...
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