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#Neurology

From TheJournal.ie 'I can feel the tension, the worry': Niall Tubridy on what it's like to give people a serious diagnosis Neurology

'I can feel the tension, the worry': Niall Tubridy on what it's like to give people a serious diagnosis

The MS expert and brother of RTÉ broadcaster Ryan Tubridy has written a new book about his career.

From TheJournal.ie When pain has no physical cause: The real world of imaginary illness Cry For Help

When pain has no physical cause: The real world of imaginary illness

We talked to Irish consultant neurologist Suzanne O’Sullivan about the issue.

From TheJournal.ie A little cynicism may be healthy, but too much can lead to dementia Don't Be So Cynical

A little cynicism may be healthy, but too much can lead to dementia

That’s what Finnish researchers say, if you believe them that is.

From TheJournal.ie Toxins in everyday items linked with ADHD and other brain development disorders Neurology

Toxins in everyday items linked with ADHD and other brain development disorders

Experts say they are worried that children are being exposed to chemicals that are “silently eroding intelligence, disrupting behaviours, truncating future achievements, and damaging societies”.

From TheJournal.ie That cold sore might be causing you memory loss Memory Loss

That cold sore might be causing you memory loss

The study showed that people who had higher levels of infection were more likely to score poorly on a test.

From TheJournal.ie More evidence that chocolate (even the milk kind) is good for men Yum

More evidence that chocolate (even the milk kind) is good for men

But it’s not an excuse to overeat it, warns researchers.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin to host international congress on Parkinson's disease Neurology

Dublin to host international congress on Parkinson's disease

Between 4,000 and 5,000 delegates are expected in the city this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie 'Deep brain stimulation' technique could arrive in Ireland Brain

'Deep brain stimulation' technique could arrive in Ireland

The technique, which involves inserting an electrode into the brain, can help sufferers of neurological conditions.

From TheJournal.ie A cure for insomnia could be on the way Sleep

A cure for insomnia could be on the way

The discovery of an enzyme that regulates the sleep-wake cycle could help researchers to develop a cure for insomnia.

From The42 Football and traumatic brain injury: a secret history of the NFL Research

Football and traumatic brain injury: a secret history of the NFL

The NFL has a serious problem with concussion, one the league is largely refusing to countenance. A small group of scientists and veterans have set about amassing scientific evidence.

From TheJournal.ie Public invited to explore nature of memory at the Science Gallery Memory

Public invited to explore nature of memory at the Science Gallery

Is memory nature or nurture? Why do we struggle to recall some information while other events stay in our thoughts forever? Help researchers find the answers by popping down to the Science Gallery this March.

From TheJournal.ie Patients experience six-month delays for vital neurological services Health

Patients experience six-month delays for vital neurological services

A damning Neurological Alliance Ireland report shows that the state of neurological care in Ireland is “grossly inadequate”, says a leading consultant neurologist.