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Deep brain stimulation should slow down Parkinson’s disease

New findings show that Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in early stage Parkinson’s Disease may slow tremor progress. The study was presented at the Congress of...

Is this protein the culprit behind Alzheimer’s disease?

Researchers have discovered a new mechanism that may contribute to Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury. They now hope to launch a clinical trial to...

This 2-minute test could detect autism better

Researchers at Rutgers University have developed a two-minute questionnaire for parents that could help pediatricians and other primary care providers detect autism in toddlers,...

Scientists discover new possible cause of Alzheimer’s

Rutgers researchers have discovered a new mechanism that may contribute to Alzheimer's disease and traumatic brain injury. They now hope to launch a clinical trial...

6 simple ways to communicate with people with autism

"You've met one person with autism, then you've met one person with autism." This saying is an important reminder among all who live and work...

How fiber in food could protect the brain during aging

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Illinois find dietary fiber could help reduce brain inflammation during aging. As mammals age, immune cells...

Why suicide is more common in people with autism

People who hide their autism by 'camouflaging' to try to fit into society, or who don't receive correct support are at higher risk of...

Multiple sclerosis drug could slow brain shrinkage

Results from a clinical trial of more than 250 participants with progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) revealed that drug ibudilast could help slow down brain...

Sen. McCain’s death sheds light on brain cancer glioblastoma

The death of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) sheds a new light on glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer that the American Brain Tumor Association...

This heart problem linked to unknown brain damage

Four out of ten patients with atrial fibrillation (a common heart rhythm disorder) but no history of stroke or transient ischemic attack have previously...