The debilitating psychiatric illness schizophrenia is not a single disease but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders - each with its own set of symptoms, new research indicates.
In a first, researchers have replicated a rare but deadly human brain disease in nematode worms and successfully treated it with a drug called resveratrol, suggesting a cure could be found for humans.
Thirty people died due to encephalitis in the past ten days at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, a top official said today.
A degenerative brain disease linked to repeated blows to the head has been found in a US semi-professional football player who died last April, the New York Times reported Thursday.
A new study will examine the best methods for cleaning surgical instruments to reduce the risk of variant CJD infection, a rare and fatal disease that affects the brain.
A global rise in cases of the mind-robbing Alzheimer`s disease is creating a chronic shortage of carers, with the number of old people dependent on care set to nearly treble to 277 million by 2050.
Connecticut said on Friday that two patients who recently underwent surgery at a VA Hospital may have been exposed to a rare brain disease.
Scientists have discovered an entirely new class of antibody in camels that is able to cross the blood-brain barrier and diffuse into brain tissue, a find that can improve drug delivery to the brain in Alzheimer`s disease.
A simple eye test may help combat Alzheimer`s disease by detecting the sufferers well in advance of the destruction caused by the killer brain disease.
Just the right amount of iron is needed for proper cell functioning.
Suspected encephalitis, a brain infection, has killed 51 children in Bihar`s Gaya district in the last seven weeks.
A groundbreaking test for meningitis and septicaemia has been developed.
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