Researchers Think That Environmental Pollutants are a Significant Cause of Neurodegeneration

Researchers Think That Environmental Pollutants are a Significant Cause of Neurodegeneration

January 25, 2023
Summary: Neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s have increased significantly in the last few decades. Researchers think this rise cannot be explained solely based on genetics or population aging. It appears that environmental pollutants are playing a significant role in the rise of neurodegenerative disorders.…

Intranasal Ketamine may Help with Headaches When Other Treatments Fail

Intranasal Ketamine may Help with Headaches When Other Treatments Fail

December 22, 2022
Summary: Certain headaches, like cluster headaches, may be relatively difficult to treat, as doctors do not know what causes these headaches. Moreover, cluster headache specialists believe that such headaches are often experienced at night time, and the onset is sudden. Treatments like oxygen inhalation and…

Exposure To Green Light May Help Reduce Migraine Severity

Exposure To Green Light May Help Reduce Migraine Severity

December 20, 2022
Summary: Migraine headaches are pretty common and challenging to treat due to the heterogeneous nature of the condition. The causes and triggers of migraine headaches are different for different patients. Nonetheless, studies show that stress, weather changes, and hormonal issues are among the leading causes…

Poorly Understood Brain Region Linked to Chronic Pain & Pain Perception

Poorly Understood Brain Region Linked to Chronic Pain & Pain Perception

December 12, 2022
Summary: Understanding chronic pain is challenging, as, unlike acute pain that occurs due to stimulation of peripheral pain receptors, pathological changes in the brain play a vital role in chronic debilitating pain. A new study has identified a region deep inside the brain called the…