Neurology

Could the End of MS Be on the Horizon?

As a new longitudinal study shows a definitive connection between the Epstein-Barr virus and multiple sclerosis, research turns to vaccines, new treatments — and the further roots of what causes the disease.


Quest for Medical Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease Continues

Clinical trials for disease-modifying therapy for Alzheimer’s disease are underway.


Connecting MS, Depression, Vascular Disease and Mortality

New retrospective research indicates depression management may lower mortality rates among those with MS.


What’s New in Neurodegenerative Disease Research

In 2021, scientists continue to learn about diagnosis, treatment and prevention of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.


Research Offers New Hope for Predicting Alzheimer’s Progression

Three new studies show protein biomarkers can identify Alzheimer’s Disease years before people have symptoms.


New Research Reveals Methods to Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease in Its Earliest Stages

Researchers have discovered nontraditional techniques to identify Parkinson’s disease as early as possible, offering hope for patients seeking answers during the early stages of this difficult-to-diagnose neurological condition.


Magnetically Charged Implant Stimulates the Brain and Nervous System

Researchers with Rice University develop the first neural stimulator powered by magnetic energy.


The Prevalence and Impact of 3 Degenerative Diseases

Alzheimer’s disease, irritable bowel disease and osteoarthritis place a heavy burden on patients, caregivers and the healthcare system.


Examining the Link Between PTSD and Stroke in the Young Adult Population

Ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) have grown more prevalent in young and middle-aged adults during the past decade. According to research led by the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, post-traumatic stress disorder may be to blame.