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Premier Specialty Network Neurology Articles

The PSN neurology and neurosurgery hub contains articles on stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, and seizures.

Alzheimer’s Researchers Cast a Broader Net to Find a Cure

With the demographic shift toward an increasingly elderly population, it has been predicted that the number of people afflicted with dementia will triple by 2050, with the cost to the healthcare system estimated to be $1.1 trillion.

By |2019-02-18T07:46:53-05:00May 9th, 2016|Categories: Neurology, Psychiatry|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Alzheimer’s Researchers Cast a Broader Net to Find a Cure

Life’s Imprint On DNA Now Mappable In Single Cell

New technique maps life's effects on our DNA: Powerful single-cell technique to study environmental effects on DNA Researchers in the UK have developed a powerful new technique that uses a single cell to map the epigenetic marks that life leaves on our DNA. The development is considered a breakthrough because it will allow scientists to better understand the [...]

By |2018-07-13T08:57:10-05:00July 21st, 2014|Categories: Neurology|Tags: |Comments Off on Life’s Imprint On DNA Now Mappable In Single Cell

Dose Of Measles Virus Destroys Woman’s Incurable Cancer

Doctors in the US were able to keep a woman with deadly multiple myeloma - an incurable bone marrow cancer - free of all signs of living cancer cells for over 6 months.

By |2018-08-21T09:26:09-05:00May 20th, 2014|Categories: Neurology|Comments Off on Dose Of Measles Virus Destroys Woman’s Incurable Cancer

Lessening the Impact Of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Assistant professor of neurobiology & behavior Kim Green and colleagues discovered that the drugs, which can be delivered orally, eradicated microglia, the primary immune cells of the brain

By |2018-07-13T10:47:21-05:00April 22nd, 2014|Categories: Neurology|Tags: , |Comments Off on Lessening the Impact Of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Insomnia Linked To Increased Stroke

Insomnia Subtypes and the Subsequent Risks of Stroke - Report From a Nationally Representative Cohort

By |2018-07-13T10:48:17-05:00April 8th, 2014|Categories: Neurology|Tags: , |Comments Off on Insomnia Linked To Increased Stroke