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.

Depression Risk, Parkinson's Disease

Untreated patients in the early stages of Parkinson's disease are more likely to experience neuropsychiatric symptoms such as depression.

Child Neurodevelopment Disability Up

There has been a 20.9% increase in child disability cases related to any neurodevelopment or mental health condition since 2001.

Cognitive Function and Stroke Risk

Lower cognitive function is associated with increased risk of stroke in older adults, and cognitive decline increases after stroke vs. before stroke.

Wearable Cameras Help with Memory

Wearable cameras could help in both event recall and improvement to brain functioning and memory in patients with amnesia and dementia.

Fish Once-a-Week and Cognitive Decline

It may only take eating one portion of fish once a week to gain protective benefits against cognitive decline, including Alzheimer’s disease.

HIV Linked to Lower MS Risk

HIV infection is associated with a significantly decreased risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS).

Vitamin D and Alzheimer's Disease

Low concentrations of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) may increase the risk of developing all-cause dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

News

Brain Workaround for Alzheimer's Markers Discovered

Scientists believe that they may have uncovered an explanation as to why some individuals with beta-amyloid buildup retain normal cognitive function, while others develop dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

New Wrist-Worn Device Monitors Parkinson's Symptoms, Sends Medication Reminders

Global Kinetics Corporation has announced that it has received marketing clearance for their Personal KinetiGraph (PKG), the first wrist-worn device approved in the U.S. to improve the assessment and monitoring of symptoms of Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders that impact movement.

Could a Breathalyzer Detect Concussions?

Researchers from the University of Birmingham in the U.K. have proposed a breathalyzer test that could detect chemicals present in athletes' breath that indicate a brain injury.

Can Blood Type Predict Cognitive Impairment Risk?

Blood group AB and higher factor VIII are associated with increased incidence of cognitive impairment, according to a new study.

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Brain Workaround for Alzheimer's Markers Discovered

Brain Workaround for Alzheimer's Markers Discovered

Scientists believe that they may have uncovered an explanation as to why some individuals with beta-amyloid buildup retain normal cognitive function, while others develop dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

New Wrist-Worn Device Monitors Parkinson's Symptoms, Sends Medication Reminders

New Wrist-Worn Device Monitors Parkinson's Symptoms, Sends Medication Reminders

Global Kinetics Corporation has announced that it has received marketing clearance for their Personal KinetiGraph (PKG), the first wrist-worn device approved in the U.S. to improve the assessment and monitoring of symptoms of Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders that impact movement.

Could a Breathalyzer Detect Concussions?

Could a Breathalyzer Detect Concussions?

Researchers from the University of Birmingham in the U.K. have proposed a breathalyzer test that could detect chemicals present in athletes' breath that indicate a brain injury.

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