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Home Remedy for Bad Nerves

The nervous system tells our bodies when and how to respond to stress. The stress of everyday life can wear on your nerves and cause a continual stress response in your body, which can contribute to other health issues such as lowered immunity, muscle tension, depression and even cancer. There are w

Encephalitis-Topic Overview

What is encephalitis? Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain. Inflammation can cause symptoms such as confusion,a fever,a bad headache,and a stiff neck. Sometimes it leads to symptoms like seizures and personality changes. It can also cause long-term problems,such as trouble with speech or ...

What Should I Do While I Recover From Carpal Tunnel Surgery?

Carpal tunnel surgery is the procedure to lessen the pressure of the median nerve to help alleviate the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. It entails the cutting of tissue circling the wrist. The longer you have been dealing with symptoms, the harder it is to determine how successful the surgery w

MRI Scans May Help Test for Autism

Researchers may be getting closer to developing a test to diagnose autism spectrum disorder using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans.

Alcoholic Neuropathy & Treatment

A myriad of emotional and physical problems are associated with alcoholism, and one of the most overlooked is alcoholic neuropathy. People who have been alcoholic for several years may begin to develop problems controlling their muscles; and if the problem persists, it could end in death. Alcoholic

Can Alzheimer's Disease be Prevented?

Alzehiemer's Disease has no known cure, and the secrets to preventing it are not yet known. But research supported by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and other public and private agencies offers tantalizing clues about the origins and development of AD.

Epilepsy and the Spinal Tap

Learn more about the spinal tap -- or lumbar puncture -- and how it's used to screen for epilepsy.

Adult ADHD Treatments

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of treatments for ADHD in adults including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.

New Alzheimer's Gene Targets Found

British and French researchers have found three more genes that make Alzheimer's disease more likely when certain mutations are present.

What Are the Treatments for Small Fiber Neuropothy?

Small fiber neuropathy is a condition characterized by damage or loss of the nerves that provide sensation to the skin and involuntary muscles. Treatments for this disorder vary according to several factors.

Fingolimod Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis

The use of fingolimod therapy for multiple sclerosis has been limited by concerns for its safety, especially regarding cardiac effects. What do you need to know to prescribe and monitor it safely?

New Autism Gene Doubles Risk

A single gene mutation doubles a child's susceptibility to autism, a Vanderbilt-led research team reports.

Autism Linked to Babies Born at Low Weight

Low-birth-weight babies may be five times more likely to be later diagnosed with autism than children born at a normal weight, according to a new study.