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Epileptic brain activity reduced by the ‘Mozart effect’

Epileptic brain activity reduced by the ‘Mozart effect’

New research has demonstrated that music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has an anti-epileptic effect on the brain and may be a possible treatment to...
Study shows newborns with seizures may be overmedicated

Study shows newborns with seizures may be overmedicated

A new study has shown that babies on long-term antiseizure medication may be overmedicated, as continued administration of the medicines may not prevent continued...
Alzheimer's disease

A novel radiation treatment may reduce symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease

A novel pilot study has indicated that implementing low doses of radiation can improve cognition and behaviour in people with Alzheimer’s disease. The research, conducted...
brain health

Analysing metabolites to monitor infant brain health

A team of researchers has developed an open-access tool capable of accurately evaluating brain health in infants. The collaborative effort has achieved this feat by...
Vagus nerve findings could be biggest stroke rehab progress in decades

Vagus nerve findings could be biggest stroke rehab progress in decades

Results from a new study looking at vagus nerve stimulation could be the biggest advancement for stroke rehabilitation in decades for patients with arm...
dementia

The pressing need for Europe’s dementia policy to be prioritised

Owen Miller, Policy Officer at Alzheimer Europe, details the care and policy landscape around dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in the EU. Dementia remains a significant...

Ainone Balance: objective balance scoring in neurological treatment

Human performance is the essential outcome of neurological health. Nothing happens without the central nervous system: the eyes would not move, the heart would not...
balance neurological health

Finding a balance in neurological health treatment

Ainone’s novel balance measuring device could revolutionise the diagnosis and treatment of concussion, dementia, and other neurological health issues. Within the neurological system, there are...
Preventing COVID-19 infection of the nervous system

Preventing COVID-19 infection of the nervous system

A number of research studies have shown that COVID-19 can attack neurons and the nervous system. This new research has identified ways to prevent...
Graphene has ability to interact with functions of nervous system

Graphene has ability to interact with functions of nervous system

New research has shown that graphene is able to act on excitatory synapses and interfere with the development of anxiety-related behaviours. Carried out by SISSA...
prioritising brain health

The importance of prioritising brain health

The European Brain Council’s Stephanie Kramer tells HEQ about collaboration, research and the need to support brain health. Brussels-based non-profit organisation the European Brain Council...
Examining the neurological impacts of COVID-19

Examining the neurological impacts of COVID-19

Dr Rhys Thomas of the COVID-19 Clinical Neuroscience Study’s research team tells HEQ about the neurological damage caused by COVID-19 and the need for...
COVID-19 impact on brain could cause mental health problems

COVID-19 impact on brain could cause mental health problems

A new review has found that a large portion of COVID-19 survivors will be affected by neuropsychiatric and cognitive complications, which could have major...
Uncovered mechanism may provide new therapeutic strategy for epilepsy

Uncovered mechanism may provide new therapeutic strategy for epilepsy

A team of researchers has suggested that a future therapeutic strategy could be aimed at controlling the function of glial cells to treat epilepsy. In...
Large bone marrow cells may be responsible for COVID-19 brain fog

Large bone marrow cells may be responsible for COVID-19 brain fog

A team of researchers has found evidence that large bone marrow cells known as megakaryocytes may be responsible for COVID-19 induced brain fog. In severe...
'New era' for multiple sclerosis with £3.7m funding for research

‘New era’ for multiple sclerosis with £3.7m funding for research

The MS Society has awarded a grant of £3.7m to two UK ‘Centres of Excellence’ as part of its fight to stop multiple sclerosis...
the origins of Parkinson's disease

Vital steps towards understanding the origins of Parkinson’s disease

Scientists have made a crucial step towards understanding the origins of Parkinson’s disease by identifying the function of a key protein that kills the healthy brain cells of people with the neurological disorder.
Research shows one in five people with multiple sclerosis now under 30

Research shows one in five people with multiple sclerosis now under 30

New research from the MS Society has revealed that one in five people diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis are now under the age of 30. The...
subarachnoid haemorrhage

Subarachnoid haemorrhage fatality rate higher than previously thought

A Finnish study has found that subarachnoid haemorrhage, an apparently rare form of stroke, is a more common cause of death than previously thought. Subarachnoid...
treatment of neurological conditions

Scotland allocates £500,000 for treatment of neurological conditions

The government of Scotland has allocated nearly £500,000 in funding for 17 projects specialising in the treatment of neurological conditions. The investment, which totals £492,535,...

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