Neurological News: March 2021

What to know about foods and inflammation What to know about foods and inflammation
Chronic inflammation can happen with certain diseases such as asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, type 2 diabetes, psoriasis, and obesity.
Written by Beth Sissons | Medical News Today | March 31, 2021.
What is the life expectancy for people with Parkinson's? What is the life expectancy for people with Parkinson’s?
Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system. It affects a person’s movement and mental ability, with the symptoms getting worse over time.
Written by Jayne Leonard | Medical News Today | March 29, 2021.
Tips and techniques for migraine prevention Tips and techniques for migraine prevention
It may be possible to prevent migraine by avoiding triggers, adjusting dietary or lifestyle factors, or taking supplements. Preventive migraine medications are also available.
Written by Zawn Villines | Medical News Today | March 10, 2021.
What to know about neuropathic itch What to know about neuropathic itch
A neuropathic itch is an itch that results from nervous system damage rather than issues with the skin.
Written by Steph Coelho | Medical News Today | March 9, 2021.
What are the early signs of MS? What are the early signs of MS?
Multiple sclerosis is a progressive disease of the central nervous system. It occurs when the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the healthy nerves of the brain and spinal cord.
Written by Jayne Leonard | Medical News Today | March 7, 2021.
What to know about 'thought blocking' What to know about ‘thought blocking’
Thought blocking occurs when someone is talking and suddenly stops for no clear reason. Losing one’s train of thought now and then is common and not usually anything to worry about.
Written by Jennifer Huizen | Medical News Today | March 5, 2021.
What are the types of autism? What are the types of autism?
In the past, doctors diagnosed autism according to four different subtypes of the condition. However, healthcare professionals now classify autism spectrum disorder as one broad category with three different levels to specify the degree of support an autistic person needs.
Written by Adam Rowden | Medical News Today | March 4, 2021.