February 08, 2018 by Contributor in Neurology
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MS Drug Poses Hard Choices for Women Wanting Children

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News THURSDAY, Feb. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A powerful multiple sclerosis drug presents women with a tough dilemma if they would like to have children, a pair of new studies suggests. Those who take Tysabri (natalizumab) to manage their MS are more likely

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February 06, 2018 by Contributor in Neurology
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Brain Implant Boosts Memory

An experimental brain implant improved memory in volunteers and may point to a new way to treat memory-damaging conditions such as brain injury and dementia. Latest Neurology News The device was tested on 25 people with epilepsy who were being evaluated for an operation and improved their word recall by

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February 01, 2018 by Contributor in Neurology
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Do NFL Players Face a Higher Risk of Early Death?

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News THURSDAY, Feb. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots playing in Sunday’s Super Bowl may have already taken a hidden hit before setting foot on the field, a new study suggests. The new research says career NFL players

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January 31, 2018 by Contributor in Neurology
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MS Patients May Gain From Balance-Focused Workouts

Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Problems with balance are a common hallmark of multiple sclerosis, but new research suggests a specially designed exercise program can help put patients on firmer ground. People with MS who enrolled in the 14-week program showed “greater improvements in balance,

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January 30, 2018 by Contributor in Neurology
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Can Brain Scans Reveal Who Your Friends Are?

Latest Neurology News TUESDAY, Jan. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You and your friends likely share similar interests. But did you know you could also have similar patterns of brain activity? Dartmouth College researchers assessed the friendships or social ties within a group of nearly 280 graduate students. Brain scans

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January 30, 2018 by Contributor in Neurology
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Concussions Tied to Rise in Dementia Risk Decades Later

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News TUESDAY, Jan. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A serious head injury may increase the risk for dementia even decades later, a new, large study suggests. A traumatic injury to the brain — such as a concussion from a sports collision or a motor

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