Category Archives: Neurology

Medical information, latest research and news on the specialized medical field of Neurology covering diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems such as dementia, headaches, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and neuromuscular diseases.

Estimation of Tau and Phosphorylated Tau181 in Serum of Alzheimer’s Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment Patients

Alzheimer’s disease is neurodegenerative disorder which causes a progressive dementia that currently affects over 35.6 million individuals worldwide and it is expected that it will be more than triple by 2050…

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Lifetime Prevalence and Factors Associated with Head Injury among Older People in Low and Middle Income Countries

Traumatic brain injury is a major global public health problem, with around 1.7 million cases recorded annually in the USA alone, corresponding to approximately 0.5% of the country’s population. TBI is generally defined as…

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Environmental Factors Related to Multiple Sclerosis in Indian Population

The prevalence of Multiple sclerosis (MS) in India is likely to be around 8/100,000 [1] and is much lower than prevalence in white patients of European and North American ancestry. Among Indians the genetic susceptibility for…

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Link Between Vitamin D and Dementia Risk Confirmed

Vitamin D deficiency has been known to be associated with the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia in elderly people, but until very recently, it was not known to what extent this correlation existed. In the most comprehensive study of its kind, led by Dr. David… 

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Breakthrough in Alzheimer’s Disease [video]

Case Western Reserve Researchers Discover FDA-approved Drug Rapidly Clears Amyloid from the Brain and Reverses Cognitive and Memory Defects.

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Using the revised diagnostic criteria for frontotemporal dementia in India

The behavioural variant of frontotemporal dementias (bvFTD) is characterized by personality and behavioural changes with relative preservation of episodic memory and visuospatial function. Since 1998, the Consensus criteria have been the cornerstone of diagnosis for bvFTD. [1] The criteria require fulfilment of all of five core diagnostic features at presentation and have a diagnostic specificity of 90–100%.

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Portable monitoring and feedback device for lower limb performance training

Editor’s note: mdCurrent-India Editors will alert you to promising new therapeutic technologies that we find around the world that might be appropriate for your practice. An important part of therapy for neurological disorder patients is physical therapy to improve motor function and mobility. Neurological disorder patients often suffer from certain… 

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