Neurologic Disorders Resource Center

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Alzheimer's Rate Falling in the U.S.

The number of new cases of dementia has been declining in recent decades in the U.S., Germany, and other developed countries.

Restoring Memory via Implants

Two groups will lead a program to develop and test wireless, implantable devices to restore memory loss due to traumatic brain injury.

Cataract Surgery and Dementia Patients

Along with improving vision, cataract surgery may slow mental decline in people with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia.

Parkinsonism, ADHD: Genetic Link?

A genetic mutation has been linked to ADHD and may also cause parkinsonism in young people.

Advancement in Blood Test for Alzheimer's

A major advance has been made in creating a blood test to predict when at-risk people will develop Alzheimer's disease.

Sports Concussions: Ethical, Legal Issues

The ethical and legal issues surrounding evaluation, management of patients with sports-related concussions are addressed in a new position paper.

Wearable Exoskeleton for Paraplegia

The ReWalk Personal System has received FDA clearance for use at home and in the community for individuals with paraplegia.

Chart: Multiple Sclerosis Treatments

Review this new chart on multiple sclerosis treatments for quick information when you need it.

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Gene Chip Finds New Genetic Risk Factors for Parkinson's Disease

New research has identified over two dozen genetic risk factors involved in Parkinsonism, including six that were previously unknown.

For Dehydration, Brain Has Coping Mechanism

Although dehydration significantly reduces blood flow to the brain, researchers in England have found that the brain compensates by increasing the amount of oxygen it extracts from the blood.

Simple Blood Tests Could Predict ALS Survival

Simple blood tests may one day help predict survival and the course of disease in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Could Mild TBI Symptoms Be PTSD?

Persistent symptoms lasting three months after mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) do not represent postconcussion syndrome (PCS) and should be considered part of the hyperarousal dimension of posttraumatic stress disorder.

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Gene Chip Finds New Genetic Risk Factors for Parkinson's Disease

New research has identified over two dozen genetic risk factors involved in Parkinsonism, including six that were previously unknown.

The App Will See You Now: Smartphones as Diagnostic Devices

The App Will See You Now: Smartphones as Diagnostic Devices

The market for health-related smartphone applications (apps) is rapidly expanding, with an estimated 100,000 health-related apps currently available on app marketplaces.

For Dehydration, Brain Has Coping Mechanism

For Dehydration, Brain Has Coping Mechanism

Although dehydration significantly reduces blood flow to the brain, researchers in England have found that the brain compensates by increasing the amount of oxygen it extracts from the blood.

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