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neurology

Wakeful nights, woeful days

Lack of sleep leads to stagnancy in brain regions that control dopamine, which invariably leads to dreary days of body aches.

A harbinger hormone?

Researchers suspect high levels of a key hormone in the blood could hint at a person's risk of developing age-related ailments, such as weakness and poor balance.

4 moves to bolster your back

These key exercises can help you zero in on the critical muscle groups needed to enhance overall back strength.

Frailty—dementia risk factor?

New research indicates a frail brain could be more susceptible to neurological problems such as dementia, as the patient is less able to cope.

Banish those blues

Fitness, food, light therapy and socialization can help fend off the seasonal sadness that befalls many amid winter's dark and dreary months.

Smart money’s on the symphony

Study: Children who hone their musical skills will often show bigger gains in other areas of academics.

The cost of connectivity?

Medical researchers have found that heavy users of social media have significantly higher odds of depression.

Fitter folks suffer milder strokes

'Exercise is the 401K of health. The more you put in it, the better your health is in old age.'

Wrist device shows promise for hand tremors

Pulsing stimulation in the wrist aims to block the nerve activity that generates hand tremors.

Tears may reveal Parkinson’s proteins

This new biological marker could be useful in diagnosing or treating the disease much earlier.

Getting active could help boost memory

Physical activity is good for the body and the brain, but what about people with thinking and memory difficulties?

Patient Story

Hidden tremors

They can walk but can't stand still: Some folks live for years with a medical mystery before they get a diagnosis.

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