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Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease

Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease

Important It is possible that the main title of the report Vogt Koyanagi Harada Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. .........[Read More]
How Effective Is Continued Education in Pain Management?

How Effective Is Continued Education in Pain Management?

Dr. Charles Argoff discusses a new study evaluating the effectiveness and durability of continuing education in pain management.......[Read More]
Brain Injury Treatments

Brain Injury Treatments

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is usually caused by a violent blow to the head. It could also be caused by an object entering brain tissue, such as a bullet. Injuries can be minor and heal without treatment, or they can be major. Major injuries can result in profound injury and disability or even deat......[Read More]
The Very Latest on Preventing Dementia

The Very Latest on Preventing Dementia

Dr. Gary Small comments on research presented at AAN 2014 on the topic of early detection and prevention of dementia.......[Read More]
Healing Power of Touch

Healing Power of Touch

The power of touch to heal has been documented through many studies. There have been over a hundred studies on the subject published by the Touch Research Institute (TRI) alone.Some of the disciplines that utilize touch are chiropractic treatment, osteopathic manipulative treatment and p......[Read More]
Encephalitis

Encephalitis

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of encephalitis including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
This Exit, No Return

This Exit, No Return

Parents express their initial reactions to discovering they have a special needs child in the play "This Exit, No Return."......[Read More]
Craniofrontonasal Dysplasia

Craniofrontonasal Dysplasia

Important It is possible that the main title of the report Craniofrontonasal Dysplasia is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. .........[Read More]
Genetics of Ischaemic Stroke

Genetics of Ischaemic Stroke

This review summarizes the state of knowledge in ischemic stroke genetics, focusing on the practical aspects for the practicing clinician.......[Read More]
Treatment of Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis

Treatment of Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis

Read this expert's recommendations.......[Read More]
Types of Meningitis Symptoms

Types of Meningitis Symptoms

Bacterial and viral infections of the fluid around the brain and spinal cord cause meningitis. The viral form of meningitis tends to not cause major problems, but the bacterial form can cause lifelong disability and even death. Recognizing the symptoms of meningitis and getting prompt medical attent......[Read More]
Alzheimer's Feared, Misconceptions Common

Alzheimer's Feared, Misconceptions Common

Alzheimer's is the second most feared disease after cancer, even though many people do not realize it is inevitably fatal, a U.S. and European survey shows.......[Read More]
Routine PT Screening in Elective Neurosurgical Procedures

Routine PT Screening in Elective Neurosurgical Procedures

It's common practice to preoperatively assess prothrombin time in patients scheduled to undergo elective neurosurgical procedures, but is it really necessary?......[Read More]
Treatment of Poststroke Aphasia

Treatment of Poststroke Aphasia

Aphasia can be a debilitating consequence of stroke. This review examines current approaches to post-stroke aphasia, and explores new modalities such as brain stimulation and other neuromodulators.......[Read More]
ADHD: 7 Life Skills Your Teen Should Master

ADHD: 7 Life Skills Your Teen Should Master

These life skills are helpful for teens with ADHD to learn before leaving home for college, jobs, or their own homes.......[Read More]
New Study Sheds Light on Progression of Alzheimer's Disease

New Study Sheds Light on Progression of Alzheimer's Disease

Protein deposits typically found in the brains of Alzheimer's patients may begin forming before symptoms of the disease are present and increase as the disease progresses, according to a recent study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).......[Read More]
Standards of Practice for Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting

Standards of Practice for Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting

The authors propose standards of practice for patients treated with carotid artery angioplasty and stenting and provide a suggested reporting framework.......[Read More]
Ask the Experts - What's the Prognosis for a Young Girl With...

Ask the Experts - What's the Prognosis for a Young Girl With...

After 1 year, the same symptomatology recurred with transient diplopia of few days, responsive to corticosteroids. At this point diagnosis of relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS) was established with no new lesions on a third MRI. To date, after 3 years, this young female did not show new symptoms without......[Read More]
Vertigo: Balance Exercises

Vertigo: Balance Exercises

Many people experience vertigo. If you have Ménière's disease or benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), you may have to deal with vertigo throughout your life. The spinning sensation it causes puts you at risk for falling and can also affect your quality of life if it interferes with your......[Read More]
Does Brain Plaque Point to Alzheimer's?

Does Brain Plaque Point to Alzheimer's?

Brain plaque can form quickly (within a day) and may be the first step toward Alzheimer's disease, scientists note in the journal Nature.......[Read More]