Latest Neurobiological brain disorder Stories

2010-12-02 00:00:44

With over 5 million people in the United States suffering from Alzheimer’s, you likely know or even care for someone with this condition.

2010-12-01 09:36:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that less than 30 percent of surveyed relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) patients in the U.S.

2010-11-29 18:18:09

Mimicking the reflective iridescence of a butterfly's wing, investigators at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a color-changing patch that could be worn on soldiers' helmets and uniforms to indicate the strength of exposure to blasts from explosives in the field.

2010-11-29 06:34:11

Walking may slow cognitive decline in adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease, as well as in healthy adults.

2010-11-23 00:01:09

Dr. Louis Rosner, retired professor of clinical neurology at University of California Los Angeles, and the former head of their Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, and his co-author, Shelley Ross, have been selected to provide the information on Multiple Sclerosis for the New Dr.

2010-11-22 19:50:35

More than half of all combat-related injuries sustained by U.S. troops are the result of explosions, and many of those involve injuries to the head.

2010-11-12 12:31:31

The November 2010 issue of the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Official Journal of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, has published a set of 9 articles on traumatic brain injury (TBI) that will accelerate future research in the field by establishing common language for the degree of injury, how it is measured and classified, treatment and potential outcomes.

2010-11-12 08:11:03

The criminal mind is a damaged one.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.