Headaches are a billion-dollar industry — that is, $1 billion is spent every year on brain scans for individuals who suffer with a headache. And these brain scans are not just for those who suffer with chronic migraines, but also for those with "routine" headaches....
Thanks to a new invention, we're finally learning how to diagnose and treat the lingering affects of explosive events that have led to a mass of traumatic brain injuries in veterans.
Damaged nerves could be reprogrammed and even regenerated with chemical and genetic treatments, a pair of new discoveries suggest. These findings suggest future therapies could help repair nerve damage after people suffer spinal cord injury or brain trauma, researchers said.
A study was undertaken to investigate the effects of antispastic drugs baclofen and tizanidine on reflexes and volitional tasks. Reflex and strength were measured before and after the administration of a single dose of each intervention agent.
When oxygenated blood needs to squeeze through a narrowed space to get to the brain — a condition called asymptomatic carotid stenosis — mental performance may suffer, even in the absence of stroke, a new study suggests....
A UCLA-led study demonstrates that hospitals participating in the "Target: Stroke" national quality-improvement program have markedly increased the speed with which they treat stroke patients with tissue plasminogen activator. The...
People with abnormal connections between arteries and veins in the brain may be less likely to suffer a stroke or die if they don't undergo any procedures to correct the problem, new research suggests. The study included 204 patients...
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