Drinking wine in moderate amounts may reduce the risk of cognitive decline in some people and may even protect against dementia, a new study shows.
The supplement creatine may have some memory- and intelligence-boosting effects, a new study says.
Motor neurone disease -- or ALS as it is known in the USA -- can have considerable variation in clinical course, and some chameleon-like presentations. How can a definitive diagnosis be made?
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This study investigated the sensitivity of neuropsychological tests frequently used to evaluate mild cognitive impairment in patients with prodromal Alzheimer's disease. Which can be recommended?
Tegmen defects may predispose to the development of meningoencephaloceles and spontaneous CSF leaks, potentially leading to meningitis. The authors describe their surgical approach in these cases.
This article answers several challenging questions about the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases.
This comprehensive review examines the tools available to the neuroradiologist for evaluating patients with cognitive impairment or dementia, as well as the implications of radiologic findings.
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Sympathectomy, the cutting of nerves that control sweating, can have both positive and negative long-term effects. Patients must balance potential side effects, such as compensatory sweating and Horner's syndrome, against the procedure's success in curing hyperhidrosis, which the Mayo Clinic describ
Study cites poor peer relationships as one reason these kids embrace gaming
Pacemakers could help protect epilepsy patients from sudden unexplained death, say British researchers.
Wilson's disease has a variable presentation and is often misdiagnosed, potentially leading to severe hepatic and neurologic consequences. But when correctly diagnosed, its easily treatable.
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