A great deal is written about nursing, and the public can hear many mixed messages about nurses. On one hand, Gallup polls show nurses are voted the most trustworthy professionals. On the other hand, the public watches "Nurse Jackie," where nurses are rule-breaking mavericks...
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies may be considered in the surgical management of epilepsy and may provide a less-invasive alternative to the intracarotid amobarbital procedure (IAP) already in use, according to a new...
Researchers have pinpointed a gene network in the brain that causes epilepsy when it is disrupted. Based on the results, they are predicting which drugs will work to restore the network's function.
Squalamine, a chemical compound found in dogfish sharks, has the potential to reduce the formation of toxic proteins related to the development of Parkinson's disease, new research suggests.
A physical therapist who read about the health benefits of music decided to incorporate it into a session with one of her patients who has Parkinson's disease, and posted the remarkable results online. Anicea Gunlock's video...
For people who carry genes linked to Alzheimer's, blows to the head may entail an added risk. New research suggests that people who have had a concussion can experience more memory problems and atrophy in areas of the brain that are...
In research that could one day lead to advances against neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, University of Michigan engineering researchers have demonstrated a technique for precisely measuring the properties...
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