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How does your brain take out the trash?

How does your brain take out the trash?

In this Spotlight, we introduce the glymphatic system: the brain’s dedicated waste clearance system. Now implicated in various conditions, it is high time that we became acquainted. Astroglia (illustrated above) play a pivotal role in the brain’s trash collection service. Many of us are relatively familiar with the lymphatic system; it performs a number of […]

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Sudden Death Can Occur Even in Well-Controlled Epilepsy

Sudden Death Can Occur Even in Well-Controlled Epilepsy

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy is rare and thought to mainly affect people with hard-to-treat seizures, but a new study suggests that even people with well-controlled epilepsy may be at risk. That was especially true if someone had missed their last […]

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Health Tip: Recognizing Balance Disorders

Health Tip: Recognizing Balance Disorders

(HealthDay News) — The body relies on many systems to coordinate balance, says KidsHealth. The ears, eyes, joints and muscles all work together to keep a person steady and upright. Without good balance, simple activities, such as walking, riding a bike or doing school work, can be difficult and frustrating. Latest Neurology News Signs of […]

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Botox to Treat Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Botox to Treat Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease that attacks the central nervous system (brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves) resulting in symptoms that range from mild (numbness) to severe (paralysis). Although the cause is not known, most researchers and clinicians think that somehow environmental, genetic, and/or infectious agents may, either alone or in […]

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Is there a link between ADHD and dopamine?

Is there a link between ADHD and dopamine?

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Health Tip: Seizure First Aid

Health Tip: Seizure First Aid

(HealthDay News) — More than 3 million people in the U.S. have some form of epilepsy, says the Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania. Latest Neurology News Seizures can last from seconds to minutes, and can cause convulsions. For convulsion-inducing seizures, here are suggestions for general first aid: Cushion the head and remove any glasses. Loosen […]

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Education, Intelligence Might Protect Your Brain

Education, Intelligence Might Protect Your Brain

Latest Neurology News FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Being smart and highly educated may not prevent Alzheimer’s disease, but it appears to delay the disease’s impact on everyday life, a new study suggests. Researchers can’t prove that that’s the case, but their data suggests it might be. “Our study was designed to look […]

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Peripheral Neuropathy (Causes, Symptoms, Treatment Medications)

Peripheral Neuropathy (Causes, Symptoms, Treatment Medications)

Peripheral neuropathy definition and facts Peripheral neuropathy is a condition in which the nerves in the peripheral nervous system become damaged. Peripheral neuropathy symptoms and signs depend upon the cause. Usually, the disorder affects the nerves that provide sensation, which causes pain, tingling, and burning symptoms of the nerves affected. Usually, peripheral neuropathy occurs in […]