Fluoroquinolone antibiotics, such as Levofloxacin and Ciprofloxacin, appear to increase the risk of peripheral neuropathy by 47%. However, there is no significant increased risk of developing neuropathy associated with amoxicillin use.
Traumatic damage to the right upper arm, resulting in ulnar palsy, and not a stroke, may have been the reason for da Vinci's impaired painting skills later in life, researchers speculate.
A new study reveals how Schwann cells in the PNS degrade myelin following nerve injury.
Researchers report they have identified a pathway implicated in the death of nerve cells.
A new study reports on a mechanism to promote growth of damaged nerve cells.
Researchers find about half of a small group of patients with fibromyalgia have damage to nerve fibers in their skin and other evidence of SFPN.
New research points to molecules which help axons to branch and grow. The study could assist in finding new treatments for nerve regeneration after injury.