A new Mayo Clinic study has identified a potential link between smoking cessation and increase in Parkinson’s disease incidence.
Browsing: environmental factors
We discuss the potentially functional and disease-modifying effects of physical activity in Huntington’s disease with Neurology Central expert Monica Busse.
Increasing evidence indicates that environmental factors may play a key role in Multiple Sclerosis etiology. This article reviews these potential risk factors.
Chronic lack of sleep or irregular sleep-wake cycles have been implicated as potentially key factors in the development of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease.
New large-scale study demonstrates that caloric output correlates with increased gray matter volume and up to 50% reduction in the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
Feature interview with ethnobotanist Paul Cox (Institute of Ethnomedicine, WY, USA) discussing his wide-ranging work into indigenous diseases and the potential role of bacteria in the development of neurodegenerative disease.
New research highlights the potential role of unhealthy, high animal product, fat and sugar based diets with low-plant contribution in the development of Alzheimer’s in the western world.
The discovery that transposable elements affect transposition and transcription has made them an emerging focus of neuroscience research, this review discusses their role within the central nervous system.
Sustained aerobic exercise may promote neurogenesis within the hippocampus.
Both neurofibrillary tangles and amyloid plaques have been observed in a novel animal model for the first time through exposure to an environmental toxin.