Neurological Disorders: Types, Research and Treatment News Document List
Although some of these documents from our Neurological Disorders category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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List of Neurological Disorders Publications:
Michelle Fattig writes on understanding and acknowledging autism, ASD, high functioning autism and Asperger's Syndrome.
Research reveals people who hear voices may also use unusual skills when their brains process new sounds.
Research supports the notion that the human propensity for religious or spiritual experiences may be neurologically based.
New research reveals no link between cat ownership and psychotic symptoms, contrary to a belief that people who grew up with cats were at higher risk of mental illness.
Discovery of new mechanism that controls the way nerve cells in the brain communicate with each other to regulate our learning and long-term memory.
It may start with a simple word you can not pronounce, your tongue and lips stumble, and gibberish comes out.
Microcephaly is a form of rare, neurological condition in which an infant's head is notably smaller than the heads of other children of the same gender and age.
For someone living with a diagnosis of both TBI and PTSD the combination can be overpowering and destructive.
General information regarding Miller Fisher syndrome, a post-infectious, immune mediated neuropathy considered to be a variant of Guillain-Barre syndrome.
Overview of Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), the process of using a magnet near the brain for treatments such as major depression.
Information regarding alexithymia including signs, symptoms and possible treatment options for alexithymia.
Information regarding Alpers disease, a rare, autosomal recessive disorder seen in infants and young children.
Information regarding Central pain syndrome, a neurological condition in which the pain may be moderate to severe in intensity.
Adie syndrome, sometimes called the Holmes-Adie syndrome, is a neurologic disorder in where the ability of the pupil to constrict is impaired, usually in one eye.
Researchers from the State of Ohio, in earlier work with mice, discovered that fine air particulate matter causes widespread inflammation in the body that could be linked to diabetes, high blood pressure, as well as obesity..
Alphabetical list of currently known Human Neurological Conditions including short definitions for each type of disorder.
Information regarding Joubert syndrome, a rare form of genetic disorder that affects less than 350 people in the entire world.
Kleine-Levin Syndrome (KLS) is a rare and complex form of neurological disorder characterized by recurring periods of excessive amounts of sleep, altered behavior, as well as a reduced understanding of the world.
Federal laws explicitly addressing post-traumatic stress disorder have overwhelmingly focused on the needs of military personnel and veterans.
GLUT1 deficiency syndrome is a disorder that affects the nervous system and can have a variety of neurological signs and symptoms.
Naegleria fowleri is a microscopic amoeba that can cause a rare and devastating infection of the brain called Primary Amebic meningoencephalitis.
Information relating to Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures, attacks that may look like epileptic seizures yet are not caused by abnormal brain electrical discharges.
Information regarding Moebius syndrome, a neurological condition that mainly affects muscles that control facial expressions and eye movement.
Information regarding Dravet syndrome spectrum disorders a rare genetic epileptic encephalopathies or dysfunction of the brain with onset occurring during first year of life.
Exposure to air pollution early in life produces harmful changes in brains of mice including enlargement of brain part in humans with autism and schizophrenia.
Information regarding Locked-in syndrome (LIS) a condition in which a person is aware and awake but cannot move or communicate verbally due to complete paralysis of nearly all voluntary muscles except for the eyes.
Information relating to social communication disorder characterized by difficulties using social language and communication skills.
Information regarding Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy a disease that affects the brain and is found in athletes and others with a history of repetitive brain trauma.
Information relating to some of the causes and symptoms of confusion and disorientation.
Researchers compared DNA sequences of patients who have spontaneous form of sporadic ALS with those of their unaffected parents.
The goal of therapy for trauma or PTSD treatment is to help people to relieve symptoms and deal with the trauma they have experienced.
Polyneuropathy is the most common form of a group of disorders referred to as peripheral neuropathy caused by damage to peripheral nerves.
Neurological conditions, such as epilepsy, can be more challenging to treat in women because of hormones and reproductive issues.
Article looks at and explains the differences in symptoms and forms of treatments for OCD and ADHD.
Fact sheet examines Hydranencephaly a condition where the brain cerebral hemispheres are absent and replaced by sacs filled with cerebrospinal fluid.
The SSA announced it will reassess disability benefits criteria for people who have neurological disorders.
Risk factors for anxiety disorder include things like a persons age gender family history and certain social factors.
Williams syndrome is a form of rare genetic disorder that is characterized by mild to moderate learning difficulties or mental retardation.
Meningitis caused by viral infection is sometimes referred to as aseptic meningitis a serious condition although rarely fatal in people with average immune systems.
Potential new approach to stopping or even preventing the development of Huntingtons Disease a devastating neurodegenerative disorder.
Evidence challenges popular conception that behaviors such as repetitive hand-washing characteristic of OCD are carried out in response to disturbing obsessive fears.
An epileptic seizure can produce a range of symptoms including convulsions and unconsciousness.
Discovery in understanding Huntingtons disease may give patients hope for a cure.
University of Leicester-led research uncovers potential new approaches for tackling devastating disorder.
The VA Epilepsy Center of Excellence list of myths about epilepsy that people still believe and the facts to bust them.
Mutations in a gene called MeCP2 culprit in a neurological disorder in the brain reproduces nearly all Rett syndrome features.
Evidence from Disneyland suggests that human creativity may have evolved not in response to sexual selection as some scientists believe.
Hyper-kinetic disorders among children and adolescents are becoming increasingly common.
Hemiparesis is a condition that is commonly caused by either stroke or cerebral palsy.
Mistakes during childbirth lead to a number of birth related neurological injuries.
Todds paralysis is a form of neurological condition people with epilepsy experience after having a seizure.
Chiari Malformation is a form of abnormality in the lower part of the brain known as the cerebellum.
Acute Disseminated Encepalomyelitis (ADEM) causes a person to experience a short and sudden inflammatory attack in their spinal cord and brain.
Scientists have speculated that psycho-stimulant drugs make lost-lasting changes to synapses that lead to addictive types of behavior.
New research points to a genetic route to understanding and treating epilepsy.
Kearns-Sayre Syndrome (KSS) is a form of rare neuromuscular disorder that commonly begins affecting people before they reach the age of twenty.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is the terminology for conditions that include Autistic disorders, Rett's syndrome, Asperger's syndrome, Childhood disintegrative disorders, Pervasive developmental disorders - Not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS).
Landau-Kleffner syndrome (LKS) - A childhood neurological disorder characterized by gradual or sudden inability to express language or understand it, also referred to as aphasia.
New Survey Reveals Positive and Respectful Relationship Among Psychiatrists, Patients With Schizophrenia and Their Caregivers.
Paresthesia is a prickling or burning sensation that a person experiences in their feet, legs, arms or hands.
Identification and successful preclinical testing of potential novel therapeutic for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Primary progressive aphasia is a neurological syndrome in which language capabilities become progressively impaired.
Scientists report that Ritalin directly enhances the speed of learning in the brain.
Huntingtons disease (HD) is a hereditary condition that leads to severe physical and mental deterioration psychiatric problems and death.
Activa RC and Activa PC are the next generation devices added to Medtronics DBS therapy portfolio.
Moyamoya disease is a form of rare and progressive cerebrovascular disorder that causes blocked arteries at the base of a persons brain.
Sturge-Weber syndrome a neurological disorder indicated at birth by seizures activity and large port-wine stain birthmark on the forehead and upper eyelid.
One out of 50 people in the United States has an un-ruptured brain aneurysm.
When epilepsy medications fail in controlling seizures one option is surgery known as temporal lobectomy.
Research using human brain tissue removed from people suffering from epilepsy has opened the door to new treatments.
Breakthrough in the fight against the deadly Hendra virus following the development of a treatment.
Variety of brain processes including development and strengthening communication between neurons.
Aspergers syndrome is a developmental disorder that is an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) a part of a distinct group of neurological conditions.
Symptoms of Tourette syndrome nearly always appear during childhood, with an average onset between the ages of seven and ten.
OCD can include depression, eating disorders, substance abuse disorder, personality disorders, attention deficit disorder or anxiety disorders.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease CJD is a rare rapidly progressive invariably fatal brain disorder primarily characterized by mental deterioration.
Canavan disease is a severe progressive inherited genetic disorder of the central nervous system.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrigs Disease is a rapidly progressive fatal neurological disease that attacks the nerve cells for controlling voluntary muscles.
Alexander disease is one of a group of neurological conditions known as leukodystrophies disorders that are the result of abnormalities in myelin the white matter that protects nerve fibers in the brain.
New work addresses neural correlates of consciousness at an unprecedented resolution using intra-cerebral electro-physiological recordings of neural activity.
A new study provides a novel theory for how delusions arise and why they persist.
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