Neurological Conditions : Health & Medical
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
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 ...
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
Researchers may be getting closer to developing a test to diagnose autism spectrum disorder using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans.
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
The authors of this article propose that chloroquine may augment oxidative stress induced by radiotherapy in the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme, enhancing therapeutic efficacy.
NFL's $1 Billion Concussion Case in Appeals Court
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.
Learn more about the spinal tap -- or lumbar puncture -- and how it's used to screen for epilepsy.
Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of treatments for ADHD in adults including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.
WebMD helps you navigate epilepsy medications to find the most appropriate one for you.
Key takeaways from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association updated guidelines on the management of acute ischemic stroke.
British and French researchers have found three more genes that make Alzheimer's disease more likely when certain mutations are present.
This study profiles cognitive impairment of stroke survivors at six months. What factors are associated with cognitive impairment post-stroke?
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.
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?
A new study suggests an added benefit to having many close friends: A strong social support network may lower the risk of developing age-related memory loss, or dementia.
A single gene mutation doubles a child's susceptibility to autism, a Vanderbilt-led research team reports.
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.