Sunday, August 14, 2022

Neurology

Keeping your brain sharp isn’t about working more puzzles

Mental decline is one of the most feared aspects of growing older. People will do just about anything to prevent it, from swallowing supplements touted...

COVID-19 virus does not attack the brain directly

In a new study, researchers found hallmarks of brain damage caused by thinning and leaky brain blood vessels in tissue samples from COVID-19 patients...

Men with physical jobs have over 50% higher dementia risk, shows study

Men in jobs with hard physical work have a higher risk of developing dementia compared to men doing sedentary work, new research reveals. Based on...

Scientists find the key to treating incurable neurological diseases

In a new study, researchers provide new hope for recovery from degenerative neurological diseases—such as ALS and multiple sclerosis—as well as from damage caused...

People with this brain disease may have a higher COVID-19 death risk

A new study of approximately 80,000 patients shows that people with Parkinson's disease (PD) have a 30% higher risk of dying from COVID-19 than...

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...