Neurologic Disorders Resource Center

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Live Coverage of PAINWeek 2014

Exclusive access to live, onsite coverage of up-to-date evidence-based scientific findings in pain management.

Benzodiazepines and Alzheimer's Risk

Benzodiazepine use is associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease.

Wrist Device Helps Parkinson's Patients

The first wrist-worn device has received FDA approval to assess and monitor symptoms of Parkinson's disease that impact movement.

Blood Type and Cognitive Impairment

Blood group AB and higher factor VIII are associated with increased incidence of cognitive impairment.

Fish Oil for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

For patients with drug-resistant epilepsy, low-dose fish oil can reduce seizures compared with placebo.

MS Symptoms Worsen with Salt

High sodium intake is associated with increased disease activity in multiple sclerosis (MS).

Breathalyzer to Detect Concussions?

Researchers have proposed a breathalyzer test that could detect chemicals present in athletes’ breath that indicate a brain injury.

Brain Workaround for Alzheimer's

Scientists believe that they may have discovered why some individuals with beta-amyloid buildup retain normal cognitive function.

News

Turmeric May Help Regenerate Brain Cells

Aromatic-turmerone, a major bioactive compound of turmeric (Curcuma longa) and a common ingredient in curry, could help in treating neurodegenerative disease by regenerating endogenous neural stem cells (NSCs).

Paralysis Reported in Some Children Infected with Enterovirus-68

Colorado health officials are reporting that several children, including some that tested positive for the Enterovirus 68 (EV-68) have also reported neurological symptoms not commonly associated with the virus, including muscle weakness and paralysis.

Balance Impairment in MS Involves Multiple Systems

Balance impairment in multiple sclerosis (MS) involves constraints across multiple systems and consequently necessitates multimodal treatment.

Can Tech Multitasking Alter Your Brain?

Multitasking with smartphones, laptop computers, and other media devices could change the structure of your brain.

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Can Technology Replace the Clinician? What it Can and Cannot Do

Can Technology Replace the Clinician? What it Can and Cannot Do

It has been projected that 80% of the tasks of physicians could be replaced by technology, but will this make the role of doctors largely obsolete?

Turmeric May Help Regenerate Brain Cells

Turmeric May Help Regenerate Brain Cells

Aromatic-turmerone, a major bioactive compound of turmeric (Curcuma longa) and a common ingredient in curry, could help in treating neurodegenerative disease by regenerating endogenous neural stem cells (NSCs).

Paralysis Reported in Some Children Infected with Enterovirus-68

Colorado health officials are reporting that several children, including some that tested positive for the Enterovirus 68 (EV-68) have also reported neurological symptoms not commonly associated with the virus, including muscle weakness and paralysis.

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