Addressing Sleep Disorders After Traumatic Brain Injury Should Be a Cornerstone of Treatment, Say Researchers

TBI experts address how sleep disorders affect various aspects of physiological, emotional, and cognitive functioning and review options for pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment of sleep problems following TBI in this special issue of NeuroRehabilitation

December 10, 2018 - Amsterdam NL – Disorders of sleep are some of the most common problems experienced by patients after traumatic brain injury (TBI). It is important to recognize and treat these problems early to allow for optimal cognitive recovery, but because they are so common, the importance of treating them is often underestimated. In this special issue of NeuroRehabilitation, scientists address the interplay of sleep and TBI with the aim of improving both diagnosis and treatment of these problems. More...

December 10, 2018

Experts Explore the Role of Neurogenesis in Brain Disorders

Understanding neurogenesis may be the key to understanding and treating some neurological and psychiatric disorders, say scientists in a special issue of Brain Plasticity

November 28, 2018 - Amsterdam, NL – Mutations in genes or environmental insults that alter neurogenesis, the growth and development of neurons, are the cause of many neurological and psychiatric disorders. This special issue of Brain Plasticity focuses on the role of neurogenesis in brain disorders. More...

November 28, 2018

U.S. Businessman Issues Global, Multimillion Dollar (USD) Challenge for Innovative Alzheimer’s Solutions

Oskar Fischer Prizes to be incubated by The University of Texas at San Antonio

November 5, 2018 - San Antonio, TX, USA – To expand the understanding and explanation of Alzheimer’s disease, United States businessman James Truchard has given a $5 million USD gift to The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Sciences to establish the Oskar Fischer Project. More...

November 5, 2018

Meditation and Music May Alter Blood Markers of Cellular Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease in Adults with Early Memory Loss

November 12, 2018 - Morgantown, WV, USA – A research team led by Dr. Kim Innes, a professor in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, has found that a simple meditation or music listening program may alter certain biomarkers of cellular aging and Alzheimer’s Disease in older adults who are experiencing memory loss. More...

November 12, 2018