Neurology

COVID-19 may increase risks of 5 dangerous brain diseases

In a recent study at University College London, researchers found COVID-19 infection is linked to several brain disorders. The study is published in Brain. One author...

High blood pressure may cause poor communication between brain regions

A test that measures blood flow changes in the brain shows people with high blood pressure are more likely to experience poorer communication between...

Mozart’s music could reduce this brain disease, study shows

In a new study, researchers found that listening to his piano music can reduce the frequency of epilepsy attacks. They did a comprehensive review of...

Scientists find new therapy to reverse memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers have discovered a world-first new treatment that reverses the effects of memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease in a...

High blood pressure may hurt cognitive functions in middle-aged adults

In a new study, researchers found high blood pressure may lead to the steepest decline in thinking skills in middle age. They found high blood...

Supplements for brain health show no benefit – a neurologist explains a new study

Americans and others around the world have turned increasingly to dietary supplements in order to maintain or preserve their brain health. A recent study found...

Scientists discover roots of Parkinson’s in the brain

In a new study, researchers have discovered the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease in the brain, many years before patients show any symptoms. The finding...

New cancer drug may help treat Parkinson’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that tasquinimod, a new experimental cancer drug, could control genes that may cause Parkinson's. This happens when the drug...

Two compounds in coffee may help treat Parkinson’s

In a new study, Rutgers scientists found a compound in coffee that may team up with caffeine to fight Parkinson's disease and Lewy body...

Belly fat could mean cognitive decline in older people

In a recent study, researchers found that a measure of belly fat (waist: hip ratio) was linked to the reduced cognitive function in older...