Researchers have identified acute transverse myelitis (ATM) in a number of COVID-19 patients. ATM, which is marked by inflammation of the spinal cord, is a rare neurological disorder that can lead to spinal cord lesions, paralysis, and bowel dysfunction.
A small molecule, 6-thio-dG, may provide a new approach to treating currently untreatable pediatric brain cancers, researchers report.
A new study sheds light on how the brain performs the go/stop balance.
Researchers believe a newly discovered mechanism may contribute to cell death in people suffering from ALS and dementia.
Researchers identify a possible, common source of DNA damage which could play a role in neurodegenerative diseases, cancer and aging.
Researchers suggest blocking DNA repair mechanisms could improve radiation therapy for glioblastoma brain cancer.
Researchers studying the cause of A-T disease believe their findings could provide new clues to understanding neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.