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Scientists Bring Pig’s Brain, Dead 4 Hours, Back to ‘Cellular Activity’

Scientists Bring Pig’s Brain, Dead 4 Hours, Back to ‘Cellular Activity’

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The death of brain cells may not be as sudden, or as irreversible, as previously believed. Four hours after a pig’s death, Yale scientists restored circulation and revived cellular activity within the dead animal’s brain. The cells of the brain remained […]

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Why More Patients Are Surviving an Aneurysm

Why More Patients Are Surviving an Aneurysm

Latest Neurology News MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — New treatments mean aneurysms are no longer an automatic death sentence, specialists say. Aneurysms are a weakening or bulging of blood vessels that can rupture and become life-threatening. They can occur anywhere in the body, but are most common in the brain, or in the […]

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Could Treating Gut Bacteria Help Ease Autism Symptoms?

Could Treating Gut Bacteria Help Ease Autism Symptoms?

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Scientists suspect that your gut microbiome — the mix of bacteria that inhabit your intestines — affects your health in many ways, but a surprising new finding suggests that a healthy microbiome may even ease the symptoms of autism. The small […]

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Electrical Implant Helps Brain-Damaged Woman

Electrical Implant Helps Brain-Damaged Woman

An electrical implant restored near-normal levels of brain function to a woman with long-term problems from a major brain injury nearly two decades ago, researchers say. Latest Neurology News The implant stimulates activity in key areas of the brain, The New York Times reported. The woman, in her early 40s, was a student when she […]

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Many Misdiagnosed With MS

Many Misdiagnosed With MS

Latest Neurology News THURSDAY, April 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Almost one in five multiple sclerosis patients may be misdiagnosed with the autoimmune disease, according to a new study. Of 241 previously diagnosed multiple sclerosis (MS) patients referred to two major Los Angeles medical centers for treatment, nearly 18% did not actually have the autoimmune […]

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More Time Spent in Sports, Faster Healing From Concussion

More Time Spent in Sports, Faster Healing From Concussion

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, April 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s a classic Catch-22: While kids who play sports are more likely to suffer a concussion, they seem to recover faster if they had already spent a lot of time on the field. So finds new research that discovered kids who […]

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Brain ‘Zap’ Might Rejuvenate Aging Memory

Brain ‘Zap’ Might Rejuvenate Aging Memory

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News MONDAY, April 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s common for folks to become less sharp as they age, taking a little longer to do math in their heads or work out a knotty problem. But scientists might have a potential solution. Brain stimulation using extremely weak electrical current […]

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FDA Reports Cases of Seizures Among Young Vapers

FDA Reports Cases of Seizures Among Young Vapers

By Robin FosterHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned on Tuesday that there have been reports of teens experiencing seizures after they vape. “Seizures or convulsions are known potential side effects of nicotine poisoning and have been reported in scientific literature in relation […]