Neurology

Movement for Memory: Study Finds Cognitive Improvement in Tai Chi Participants

Tai chi is linked to global cognitive function with more improvements than those gained with conventional exercise.


Alzheimer’s Disease Research: A Decade of Advances

Since 1906, when Dr. Alois Alzheimer first recognized and described the disease that would bear his name, researchers have worked to improve treatments and outcomes for patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Here’s a look at some of the major advances over the past ten years.


Could the End of MS Be on the Horizon?

As a new longitudinal study shows a definitive connection between the Epstein-Barr virus and multiple sclerosis, research turns to vaccines, new treatments — and the further roots of what causes the disease.


Quest for Medical Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease Continues

Clinical trials for disease-modifying therapy for Alzheimer’s disease are underway.


Connecting MS, Depression, Vascular Disease and Mortality

New retrospective research indicates depression management may lower mortality rates among those with MS.


What’s New in Neurodegenerative Disease Research

In 2021, scientists continue to learn about diagnosis, treatment and prevention of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.


Research Offers New Hope for Predicting Alzheimer’s Progression

Three new studies show protein biomarkers can identify Alzheimer’s Disease years before people have symptoms.


New Research Reveals Methods to Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease in Its Earliest Stages

Researchers have discovered nontraditional techniques to identify Parkinson’s disease as early as possible, offering hope for patients seeking answers during the early stages of this difficult-to-diagnose neurological condition.


Magnetically Charged Implant Stimulates the Brain and Nervous System

Researchers with Rice University develop the first neural stimulator powered by magnetic energy.