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neurology

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High-tech electronic headband may help prevent migraines

Just approved by the FDA, the device directs an electric current to the skin and underlying body tissue, stimulating a nerve associated with migraines.

By Mar. 11, 2014

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Heavy drinking hits men's brains harder than women's, study says

Who has the last laugh? Middle-aged men show significant declines in mental processing speed and memory from heavy alcohol consumption, and more so than women, a new study concludes.

By Jan. 27, 2014

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Stanford scientists 'eavesdrop' on the human brain

A new method of recording brain activity affords scientists unprecedented monitoring -- and yes, it involves temporarily removing a portion of a patient's skull to insert packets of electrodes.

By Oct. 15, 2013

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Vertigo sufferers seek treatment on YouTube

People suffering from benign paroxysmal positional vertigo can find easy relief on YouTube. But they have to be choosy about which video they watch -- only 64 percent of the clips showing the Epley maneuver are accurate.

By Jul. 25, 2012

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'Dystextia': Muddled texts can signal stroke, doctors say

While anyone who texts has probably sent or received weirdly illegible messages at some point, Harvard researchers point to garbled texts as one possible indicator of neurological problems.

By Dec. 31, 2012

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Concussion bot to debut at Northern Arizona football game

Mayo Clinic researchers are gearing up to test their new teleconcussion robot on the sidelines of tonight's Northern Arizona University football game.

By Aug. 30, 2013

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Faster brain scans offer new perspective on brain activity

Magnetoencephalography allows researchers to observe neural activity with frequency waves that are faster than 50 cycles per second.

By Aug. 7, 2013

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A solid step toward vaccinating against type 1 diabetes

Scientists at Stanford are working on a vaccine to stop a type 1 diabetic's immune system from attacking the cells that make insulin.

By Jun. 27, 2013