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What is ophthalmology?

What is ophthalmology?

Ophthalmology is the study of medical conditions relating to the eye. Ophthalmologists are doctors who specialize in the medical and surgical treatment of this organ. A general practice doctor may refer someone to an ophthalmologist if they show symptoms of cataracts, eye infections, optic nerve problems, or other eye conditions. In this article, we look […]

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Heart and brain health are connected, but what influences both?

Heart and brain health are connected, but what influences both?

Studies have shown that there is a link between cardiovascular health and brain health, but it is unclear whether genetic or environmental factors are most important in determining them both. A new study in twins suggests that nurture, rather than nature, may be decisive. Share on PinterestNurture may be more important than genetic factors in […]

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Everything you need to know about syringomyelia

Everything you need to know about syringomyelia

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Brain activity has role in human aging and longevity

Brain activity has role in human aging and longevity

For the first time, scientists have shown that brain activity has a significant influence on human life span. In a new study, they demonstrate how neural activity is higher in individuals with shorter life spans and lower in those who live longer lives. Neuronal activity is lower in people who live longer, according to new […]

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Drug Limits Damage of Brain Injury

Drug Limits Damage of Brain Injury

Latest Neurology News FRIDAY, Oct. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many brain injury deaths could be prevented by using an inexpensive drug in the critical hours following a head trauma, a new international study finds. “Traumatic brain injury can happen to anyone at any time, whether it’s through an incident like a car crash or […]

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New pain-blocking brain mechanism may relieve arthritis

New pain-blocking brain mechanism may relieve arthritis

Researchers have found that an experimental compound works in the amygdala to quell the pain of arthritis in rats. Share on PinterestExperiments in rodents suggest that pain relief in arthritis originates in the brain. Pain is an alert that something is wrong — unfortunately, the pain does not go away while the problem remains, and […]

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Parkinson’s: New treatment approach shows promise in brain cells

Parkinson’s: New treatment approach shows promise in brain cells

New research shows that an innovative strategy for treating Parkinson’s disease has proven successful in neurons that derive from people living with the condition. Parkinson’s disease affects dopamine producing neurons, illustrated here. Dr. Dimitri Krainc, chair of neurology and director of the Center for Neurogenetics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL, […]

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What to know about serotonin syndrome

What to know about serotonin syndrome

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How does taurine affect the body?

How does taurine affect the body?

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How Giant Dinosaurs Evolved to Stay Cool

How Giant Dinosaurs Evolved to Stay Cool

Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Giant dinosaurs, such as long-necked sauropods, evolved special cooling systems to prevent overheating and brain damage, according to a new study. “Small dinosaurs could have just run into the shade to cool off, but for those giant dinosaurs, the potential for overheating was literally inescapable,” […]