Published Articles

Blood test could detect early Alzheimer's

Protein that leaks from damaged neurons is key to the test, which could also be used to detect other neurological disease.
24 January 2019

Frailty may tip elderly towards dementia

Findings are an 'enormous step in the right direction' for Alzheimer's research.
21 January 2019

Tell patients to get moving to stave off dementia

Exercise might help by 'strengthening connections' between brain cells involved in cognitive reserve.
17 January 2019

Aussie doctor's advice to Billy Connolly led to Parkinson's diagnosis

The world-famous Scottish comedian was diagnosed with the disease in 2013.
09 January 2019

Short tests may fail to predict dementia

Screening using brief cognitive assessment tools could be less accurate than previously thought.
12 December 2018

Inquest reveals doctors' festering feud

Poor relations between two interventional neuroradiologists left hospital short-staffed.
10 December 2018

New tiny brain stimulator could treat epilepsy

Australian researchers have developed a device to electrically stimulate the brain in the hope of treating epilepsy and Parkinson’s.
05 December 2018

Alert over MS drug that can worsen disability when stopped

The FDA has urged doctors to monitor patients who cease fingolimod.
23 November 2018

Which kids are hit hardest by concussion?

Study shows it can take three months for teen girls to fully recover.
09 November 2018

Doctors develop web tool to predict seizure in kids

The model uses five key pieces of information from first consultation.
05 November 2018