People hospitalized with COVID-19 and neurological problems including stroke and confusion, have a higher risk of dying than other COVID-19 patients, according to a new study. These findings have the potential to identify and focus treatment efforts on individuals most at risk and could decrease COVID-19 deaths.
We already know there are a number of neurological complications that can be caused or complicated by COVID-19 and evidence now suggest that seizures could be another one of those issues.
Relief often comes in the form of ibuprofen or a prescription rescue medication, but did you know there are natural, drug-free ways to fight (and prevent!) those crippling migraine headaches, too?
A preclinical study by neuroscientists indicates that an antigen-presenting dendritic vaccine with a specific antibody response to oligomeric A-beta may be safer and offer clinical benefit in treating Alzheimer's disease. The vaccine uses immune cells known as dendritic cells loaded with a modified A beta peptide as the antigen.
If you’ve just found out you have a brain tumor, you might be surprised to learn it doesn’t necessarily mean you have cancer. There are many different types of brain tumors. Some are benign (not cancerous) and others are malignant (meaning cancerous).
Older adults with severe apathy, or lack of interest in usual activities, may have a greater chance of developing dementia than people with few symptoms of apathy, according to a new study.
Sciatica is a type of nerve pain that radiates down the back into the hip and leg. It often goes away in a few weeks, but for some people, the condition is chronic.
Confusion can occur with many medical conditions. It involves changes in attention and thinking. Anyone who experiences confusion with no clear cause should receive medical care immediately.
In older people a fall can sometimes be a sign of oncoming Alzheimer's disease, even in the absence of mental issues, new research suggests.
There are many treatments for relapsing MS. How do I know I’m taking the right one?