Mouse models of corticospinal injuries reveal adult neurons begin a natural regeneration process by reverting back to an embryonic state. The regeneration is sustained with the help of a gene more commonly associated with Huntington's disease.
Soldiers who suffer traumatic brain injury are significantly more likely than those who suffer other serious injuries to be diagnosed with mental health disorders including PTSD, schizophrenia, and anxiety.
Anacardic acid, a compound found in cashew shells, promotes the repair of myelin. The findings could have positive implications for the treatment of diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, that are characterized by demyelination.
Low levels of progranulin shown to increase the formation of amyloid beta plaques and worsen memory deficits in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease.
A new study reveals deep brain stimulation not only improves motor function, but can also increase survival rates for those with Parkinson's disease.
Researchers report they have uncovered a unique connection between diabetes and Alzheimer's disease.
People who suffer repetitive head injuries experience increased symptoms of depression and a greater risk of cognitive decline as they age. Those with a history of repetitive head injuries and TBI that resulted in a loss of consciousness reported higher levels of mental health problems, including depressive symptoms.
Researchers look at how sensory organs in the skin work, The findings may help solve certain sensory pain disorders.
Researchers have discovered a well known genetic variant linked to Alzheimer's could be promoting deposits of neurotoxic plaques in the brain years prior to symptoms of the disease developing.
Dogs with epilepsy who received cannabidiol as part of a clinical trial had a reduction in the frequency of seizures.