Medicine & TechnologyMRI scans showed that white matter brain lesions were more common in athletes of contact sports, such as American football. Years of playing are linked to neuropathological changes in the brain.
One of the recommendations sleep experts give their patients suffering from insomnia is to have at least eight hours of sleep but a new study reveals, oversleeping might not just be the right thing to do.
New studies presented at the Society of Neuroscience suggests that COVID-19 could directly infiltrate the brain and neurons through the nose. Bypassing the blood-barrier could cause undetected coronavirus-affected neuron ciculation, leading to brain fog and other cognitive issues.
"Innovate in Neurology to fight stroke". Lys Therapeutics, a French biotech company developing innovative drugs to treat patients suffering from neurological diseases including stroke, along with the Blood and Brain @ Caen-Normandie Institute (BB@C), announced today they will host a scientific conference in support of World Stroke Day.
Scientists are sending a warning on the possible surge of COVID-19-related brain damage. They call for more studies and data collection regarding cases of the coronavirus infection's neurological effects in patients.
Doctors have discovered that not only can the coronavirus compromise the respiratory system, but it could also enter the nervous system as well. Studies show a number of coronavirus cases where patients displayed symptoms such as stroke, dementia, and loss of consciousness. Much is still unknown about the connection between the coronavirus and its effects on the brain, which is why further studies need to be done in order to come with a conclusion. To learn more, click the link above.