January 20, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Brain-Training May Help Ease Ringing in the Ears

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News THURSDAY, Jan. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) — An online program that “trains” the brain may help people cope with the constant ringing in the ears called tinnitus, a small study suggests. People with tinnitus can have poorer working memory, deficiencies in attention, and

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January 19, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Concussion Symptoms and Testing

Concussions among kids are increasing When talking about Title IX, the discussion centers on the increased participation of girls in sports and that’s a good thing, but there may be a statistic that is less exciting. While football is king in causing sports head injuries in young athletes, girls’ soccer

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January 18, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Migraine Headache Treatment

What are migraine headaches? Migraine headaches are common and usually more intense than most other headaches. They often are recurrent and have associated symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light, and in some people, warning symptoms, termed auras, that a migraine headache is going to develop. Some people may

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January 13, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Link Seen Between Concussions and Alzheimer’s

Latest Neurology News THURSDAY, Jan. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Could concussions speed up the mental decline of people already at risk for Alzheimer’s disease? In a new study, researchers examined 160 U.S. veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The investigators found that concussions seem to accelerate Alzheimer’s disease-related

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January 12, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Can Brain Scans Help Doctors Navigate Epilepsy Surgery?

Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — MRI scans might help doctors protect critical areas of the brain before surgery to treat epilepsy, new guidelines suggest. Scientists found the scans may be a safer and less invasive alternative to another more commonly used procedure, according to the

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January 12, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Surviving a Gunshot Wound to the Head

Can you survive a gunshot wound to the head? Most people learn about gunshot wounds from watching television or going to the movies. From “Gunsmoke” to “The Sopranos,” and action packed films, guns and violence are often integral parts of the story line. Being shot on the screen can result

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