President Pranab Mukherjee calls for serious thought on health care system

In the wake of rising heath cost, President Pranab Mukherjee today called for a serious thought on nature of healthcare system.

Turmeric compound, a key component for Alzheimer's medicine?

Turmeric has been on the Indian food menu since eons..

Immune response to injury may damage brain: Study

Can our immune system trigger memory impairment and cognitive dysfunction leading to chronic neurological diseases? Researchers at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio believe so.

3D brain view may help treat Alzheimer`s, Parkinson`s

In a breakthrough that may help in developing drugs for Alzheimer`s and other neurological disorders, researchers have developed a 3D view of an important receptor in the brain.

Indian-origin scientist paves way for improved epilepsy treatments

Researchers at the University of Toronto, including one of Indian-origin, have now discovered a complex network of proteins that could help in the treatment of neurological disorders such as epilepsy, autism spectrum disorder and schizophrenia.

New discovery could soon make epilepsy history

University of Toronto biologists leading an investigation into the cells that regulate proper brain function, have identified and located the key players whose actions contribute to afflictions such as epilepsy and schizophrenia.

Life stressors in expectant mothers could trigger neurological disorders in babies

Researchers have suggested that trauma, illness, alcohol or other drug abuse in expectant mothers could activate a single molecular trigger in brain cells that can go awry and activate conditions like schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder or autism in their babies.

New targets to help treat Parkinson`s disease identified

Researchers have used RNA interference (RNAi) - a natural process occurring in cells that helps regulate genes - to reveal dozens of genes which could represent new therapeutic targets for treating Parkinson`s disease.

How antidepressants work in brain

A new study has allowed researchers better understanding of how antidepressants work in the human brain - and may lead to the better antidepressants` development with few or no side effects.

Absence of SMG1 protein could lead to Parkinson`s

A new study has suggested that the absence of a protein called SMG1 could aid in the development of Parkinson`s.

Protein can lead to drug treatments for chronic pain

Scientists have created a new bio-therapeutic molecule that could be used to treat neurological disorders such as chronic pain and epilepsy.

Sleep helps brain stay fit by clearing waste

Like a janitor sweeping the halls after the lights go out, major changes occur in the brain during sleep to flush out waste and ward off disease, researchers said Thursday.

New device uses handwriting to detect neurological disorders

Researchers have developed a novel device that detects neuro-degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer`s and Parkinson`s by recording signals from a patient`s hand muscles during handwriting.

Brain`s `garbage truck` may hold key to treating Alzheimer`s

Scientists have found that a newly discovered system by which the brain removes waste can act as a potentially powerful new tool to treat neurological disorders like Alzheimer`s disease.

Nerve cells` repair work may help spinal injury healing

Here`s hope for those suffering from spinal cord injuries and neurological disorders -- researchers have found a way to make injured nerve cells regenerate.

Neurologists dwindling in numbers

Ignorance is not bliss when it comes to neurological disorders.

Songbird`s `learning hub` may offer cure for Parkinson`s

A peek into the `learning hub` of a songbird`s brain, may help scientists figure out new ways to treat neurological disorders.

Multiple sclerosis, epilepsy don`t raise pregnancy risks: Study

In a good news for pregnant
women with multiple sclerosis (MS) or epilepsy, the
neurological disorders does not put them at a significant risk
for pregnancy related problems, a new study claims.

Multiple sclerosis, epilepsy don`t raise pregnancy risks: Study

In a good news for pregnant
women with multiple sclerosis (MS) or epilepsy, the
neurological disorders does not put them at a significant risk
for pregnancy related problems, a new study claims.