Latest Neurobiological brain disorder Stories

2011-09-21 14:40:17

Humor therapy is as effective as widely used antipsychotic drugs in managing agitation in patients with dementia – and avoids serious drug side effects.

Diabetes Increases Risk Of Developing Alzheimer's
2011-09-21 05:22:09

Japanese researchers have found that diabetes dramatically increases a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia.

2011-09-19 08:14:16

Researchers whose findings on the detrimental impact of some common medicines on elderly people were widely reported earlier in the summer have found that taking a few of these medicines does not appear to cause further cognitive impairment in those already suffering from dementia.

2011-09-07 20:19:42

Any exercise that gets the heart pumping may reduce the risk of dementia and slow the condition's progression once it starts.

2011-08-29 20:37:33

Death following severe traumatic brain injury is associated with a highly variable incidence of withdrawal of life support at the end of life.

2011-08-01 16:06:00

Caregivers and their relatives who suffer from mild to moderate dementia often have different perceptions regarding the amount and quality of care given and received.

2011-07-27 13:00:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study published in the peer-reviewed national medical journal, Neurology, found that common drugs used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) provide only modest health gains and come at a very high cost in the United States.

2011-07-22 06:47:19

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that affects the brain and spinal cord.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.