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# neurology - Sunday 14 April, 2019

'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.

# neurology - Sunday 24 April, 2016

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

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

# neurology - Thursday 29 May, 2014

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 - Saturday 15 February, 2014

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”.

# neurology - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

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.

# neurology - Thursday 30 August, 2012

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

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

# neurology - Monday 11 June, 2012

Dublin to host international congress on Parkinson's disease

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

# neurology - Monday 30 January, 2012

'Deep brain stimulation' technique could arrive in Ireland

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

# neurology - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

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.

# neurology - Thursday 21 July, 2011

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.

# neurology - Thursday 10 March, 2011

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.

# neurology - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

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.