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Music therapist and researcher Dr. Concetta Tomaino discusses the startling power of music to treat neurologic illness.
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An MRI brain scan has for the first time identified subtle brain changes that can help predict who is likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.
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Nerve PainCommon types of nerve pain you may experience in the mouth can come from your taste and sensory nerves (burning mouth syndrome), inferior alveolar nerve located in the lower jaw, skin of the chin and lower lip, or in your lingual nerve, which descends to the tongue and under the...
Doctors are starting to think that attention deficit may be as common in girls as in boys.
But many school-age kids who get the diagnosis may not really have the condition, experts say
The authors review the use of endoscopy in spine surgery and in the treatment of spinal disorders.
Results of registries and clinical trials to date indicate that carotid angioplasty and stent placement are at least as safe and effective as endarterectomy.
Delivery of drugs to malignant brain tumors is challenging. CED can overcome some of the difficulties so pharmacological agents that would not normally cross the BBB can be used for treatment.
Usually a seizure occurs when brain nerve cells send messages over a cluster of cells, spreading over the entire brain. Subliminal seizures, also known as partial seizures, only affect a portion of the brain.
Coordinated care is essential for reducing death rates, experts say
Children denied counseling may have lost out, experts say
The news is not great for efficacy of this often-prescribed agent in treating mild AD.
There has been considerable interest within the medical and scientific communities about the potential for cell grafting in the treatment of PD.
ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, may be more common in adolescent girls than was previously thought. It frequently goes undiagnosed because girls with ADHD are less likely to behave disruptively -- the most commonly recognizable sign of ADHD -- than boys with the disorder.
An experimental gene therapy using a patient's own cells may slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease.
The sciatic nerve is the largest single nerve in the human body, and when there is pressure put on the sciatic nerve it can be extremely painful. Itnerve branches off from the bottom of your spine and runs down each leg, and most sciatic nerve pain will radiate down the leg to the ankle. It can be
Demyelinating disease is a common disease causing harm to the brain and the nerves. While it is not necessarily life-threatening, it could cause multiple sclerosis and other such diseases which in turn could cause loss of sight or even brain damage.