Preclinical findings have identified novel compounds – GABA-NAMs – that are able to reduce inhibitory communication in the brain and may hold the potential to rapidly treat depression
New research has shed light on the role of C9orf72 within the cells of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
New study highlights the potential efficacy of existing antimalarial drugs as a treatment for Parkinson’s.
Rapid eye movement sleep may be important in actively converting waking experiences into lasting memories and abilities in young brains via the activation of an extracellular signal-regulated kinase.
A newly proposed mechanism of chromatin-dependent DNA damage response offers novel possibilities for neurodegenerative disease treatment and prevention.
An international trial studying the impact of the hormone melatonin on the sleep of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has recently begun recruiting
A defined threshold level of blood serum S100B could provide a new diagnostic tool for evaluating intracranial hemorrage in particular patient populations with mild head Injury.
Connections between the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and posterior brain regions have been found to be weaker in MS patients, potentially due to a decline in white matter surrounding neurons.
A new survey carried out by the Alzheimer’s Society has indicated that throughout the UK the majority of doctors believe that the onus of care falls on the families of dementia patients.
Despite causing sleep composition changes, mild traumatic brain injuries do not appear to negatively impact memory consolidation during sleep.