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# Neurology

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# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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”.
# 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.
# Yum
More evidence that chocolate (even the milk kind) is good for men
But it’s not an excuse to overeat it, warns researchers.
# Neurology
Dublin to host international congress on Parkinson's disease
Between 4,000 and 5,000 delegates are expected in the city this weekend.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.