News tagged with neurological problems

New marker found for Sanfilippo disease

Sanfilippo disease is a rare disorder caused by the failure of enzymes to break down specific kinds of complex carbohydrates, resulting in their accumulation in cells and often severe physical and neurological ...

dateFeb 28, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Experts: HS football concussions merit more study

(AP) -- Some studies suggest that head injuries can set up professional football players for later mental problems. Now congressmen and experts want to know more about injuries to high school players.

dateOct 30, 2009 in Health
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White matter changes may predict dementia risk

Elderly people with no memory or thinking problems are more likely to later develop thinking problems if they have a growing amount of "brain rust," or small areas of brain damage, according to a study published in the July ...

dateJul 13, 2009 in Neuroscience
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