Category: Research

An update on Parkinson’s research

Despite the impact of COVID-19 across many sectors, Parkinson’s research continues at pace with studies across the world shining new light onto the disease, as NR Times reports.

Apathy – to treat or not to treat

Dr Tim Howard, consultant neuropsychiatrist at Elysium Neurological, updates on the treatment of cognitive problems with cognitive-enhancing drugs.

Mysteries of the deep

Sara Din explores REM sleep behaviour disorder and its increasingly-evidenced links to neurological conditions.

Injection boosts spinal cord injury repair

Scientists have discovered a new method for delivering neural precursor cells (NSCs) to spinal cord injuries in rats, reducing the risk of further spinal cord trauma while delivering large doses of potentially reparative stem cells.

New treatment hope for baby injury cases

An estimated three out of every 1,000 newborns will suffer a brachial plexus injury during birth, damaging the bundle of nerves that connect the brain and spinal cord to the shoulders, arms and hands.