A great deal is written about nursing, and the public can hear many mixed messages about nurses. On one hand, Gallup polls show nurses are voted the most trustworthy professionals. On the other hand, the public watches "Nurse Jackie," where nurses are rule-breaking mavericks...
The window for helping certain stroke patients with a potentially life-saving blood clot removal surgical treatment may be longer than previously thought, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Traditionally stroke is treated...
Recent research published in the New England Journal of Medicine adds new Class I evidence to the literature regarding treatment of complex cases of traumatic brain injury. The study, led by Peter J. Hutchinson, PhD, FRCS (SN),...
Current methods to control epilepsy are not only inefficient, but haven’t improved in more than 150 years when the first anticonvulsant drug was developed. Researchers have opened up the possibilities for rapid drug screens to treat seizures in the near future by developing...
Increasing the concentration of certain fats in the brain may be able to help control epilepsy, one of the world's deadliest neurological disorders, according to research groups led by Professor Patrik Verstreken and Professor Wim Versées.
Researchers at the University of Iowa have found that the gut may be key to preventing Parkinson's disease. Cells located in the intestine spark an immune response that protects nerve cells, or neurons, against...
A little-known aspect of Parkinson's Disease, according to a neurologist in Philadelphia, is the fact that about half of the one million people who have it will develop Parkinson's disease psychosis, which he describes as "delusions...
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