Latest neurology News

Brain mechanism underlying evolution of anxiety
Dance with me? Study uses music to soothe dementia patients and caregivers
SPINRAZA becomes first available treatment on Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme for adults living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Lifestyle, not surgery key to combating stroke
Lifestyle, not surgery key to combating stroke, Monash University study shows
Seizures may increase dementia risk for young stroke survivors
New research provides insight into Long COVID and ME
Protein could provide answers to cause of dementia
Revolution needed to optimise prevention of stroke and other arterial disease complications
When it comes to ADHD and ASD, the eyes could reveal all
Launch of WHO’s Parkinson disease technical brief
McNair Medical Institute names Dr. Kara Marshall as new McNair Scholar
Long COVID clinic to be established
Target protein for diabetes drug linked to reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease
More doctors and nurses for WCH to ease staff shortage and provide more care for kids
Cardiovascular disease affects US-born Black adults more than Black immigrants
McGowan Government’s sponsorship of People with Disabilities WA State Conference to shine light on disability issues
Ultomiris demonstrated sustained improvements in functional activities and quality of life
Evenings with Genetics discusses Huntington’s disease
Japanese encephalitis warning for pig owners
Risk of medication errors with tranexamic acid injection resulting in inadvertent intrathecal injection
New exhibition celebrating neurodiversity opens at Crows Nest Gallery
Mosquito-borne encephalitis virus detected
$2.4M boost for cardiac care in West Sydney
Mechanism of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis Discovered
Can brain stimulation improve memory formation?
What’s really behind two-day gym burn
Draft Intersectoral global action plan on epilepsy and other neurological disorders 2022-2031
Seizure study first step towards revealing which children are at risk of developing epilepsy
New graphene-based neural probes improve detection of epileptic brain signals
$276 million to support Australia’s brightest health scientists
Miniature brains offer new directions in dementia research
Brain drain: Why do neurons guzzle fuel even at rest?
Epilepsy support needed to reduce preventable deaths
Estrogen exposure may protect women from Alzheimer’s
Specialty medical assessment tribunal applications now open
$9M grant funds study of gut-brain connection in Parkinson’s
Wearable head scanner could allow for comfort, mobility during brain scans
Importance of reporting animal health issues
Professor Amy Brodtmann joins Dementia Australia as an Honorary Medical Advisor
Rewiring stroke survivors brains could alleviate depression
COVID vaccine priority must go to dementia patients
Evenings with Genetics spotlights tuberous sclerosis complex
Behavioural clue may pave way for new treatment of rare eye disorder Visual Snow Syndrome
COVID-19 effects on brain revealed
Diagnosing Parkinson’s disease with skin samples could lead to earlier detection
Primates aren’t quite frogs
World-first study shows smartphones can improve detection rate of atrial fibrillation