Neurology/Neuroscience

Avonex (interferon beta 1a injection)
April 8, 2020





What is Avonex (interferon beta-1a), and what is it used for?

Avonex (Interferon beta-1a) is a prescription medicine used to treat relapsing...
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First Case of Encephalitis Linked to COVID-19 Reported
April 7, 2020



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APRIL 07, 2020 -- Clinicians from Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan, have reported the first presumptive case of acute necrotizing hemorrhagic ...
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How Ritalin Works in the Brain
April 2, 2020



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WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A new study dispels a common belief about how stimulants such as ...
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Recovery From Mild Brain Trauma Takes Longer Than Expected: Study
March 30, 2020



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SUNDAY, March 29, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Less than half of patients with a sports-related mild traumatic brain inj...
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Caring for Relatives With ALS Almost a Full-Time Job for Youth: Study
March 30, 2020



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FRIDAY, March 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Kids and teens spend as much as five hours a day helping care for relatives with ...
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What Is the Recovery Time for a Discectomy?
March 18, 2020





What is a lumbar discectomy?



In a discectomy, surgeons remove part or all of a damaged disc or discs in the spinal column.
A spinal disc is a sponge-like cushion located between ...
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Special Helmets, Safety Training Prevent Head Injuries in Youth Football: Study
March 16, 2020



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FRIDAY, March 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Padded helmets and safe tackling and blocking techniques can reduce the chance of head injuries for middle school football players, a new study finds.
Young athlete...
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Serious Eye Problems Common in People With Parkinson's
March 12, 2020



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WEDNESDAY, March 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- People with Parkinson's disease often have ...
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What Are the Side Effects of Stereotactic Radiosurgery?
March 11, 2020

How is stereotactic radiosurgery performed?

SRS is usually an outpatient procedure, but it might take a whole day though the actual procedure may take an hour or more. 
Preparation:
Before the SRS a patient needs to
refrain from ...
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FDA Bans Shock Devices Used on the Mentally Disabled
March 5, 2020



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WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Electrical shock devices used to reduce aggression and self-harm in patients with ...
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