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Latest in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Researchers have developed a laser-scanning microscope that uses fiber-optics and an adjustable, electro-wetting lens to capture neurons firing inside the brain.
According to Reuters, a study published in the journal Alzheimer's and Dementia has found that while memory loss is often thought to be the first sign of Alzheimer's disease, some may first experience other cognitive issues such as trouble with language and communication or problem-solving. After reviewing...

Predicting Alzheimer's Onset

Two Studies Confirm Alzheimer’s Predictors

According to The New York Times, two studies published in JAMA have confirmed that the presence of amyloid plaques in people's brains can determine who has Alzheimer's disease and predict who will eventually develop the condition. The data, collected from 9,500 people across five continents, revealed that...