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Non-Motor Parkinson's: Integral, Yet Often Neglected

The wide-range of non-motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease includes gastrointestinal and sleep disorders, cognitive changes, apathy, depression, and more. Are they being given short shrift?

Discovering Skull Base Anatomy in Ancient Egypt

This historical review tracks the very beginnings, in ancient Egypt and Greece, of the anatomical journey that formed the knowledge base underlying the neurosurgical specialty of skull base surgery.

Dystrophy, Myotonic

Important It is possible that the main title of the report Dystrophy, Myotonic 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. ...

Brain Integration Therapy

Brain integration therapy is an acupressure program designed to help the brain develop different ways of learning and memorization. Though anyone can engage in brain integration therapy, this type of therapy is mostly designed for those who have behavioral problems or difficulties learning. Brain in

Supplements for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome usually happens if you work with your wrists a lot, such as clicking a mouse all day on a computer, typing on a keyboard all day, pushing cash register buttons, and working with tools that vibrate. The symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome include a numbness and tingling in your

New Hope for Brain Tumor Therapy.

Targeting cell surface receptors with cytotoxins or immunotoxins is a unique opportunity for brain tumor therapy. Learn about the potential role of IL-4 and IL-13 pseudomonas exotoxins in this paper.

Dementia: Legal Issues-Credits

ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerPeter J. Whitehouse, MD - NeurologyLast RevisedJune 11, 2013

Alzheimer's Drug Offers Hope Where Little Exists

Jean, a former award-winning elementary school teacher, passes her days looking out at her front garden and the Lakewood, Ohio, street where she has lived for close to five decades.

Rathke Cleft Cysts in Pediatric Patients

The incidence of Rathke cleft cysts is much lower in children than adults, but should be suspected when pediatric patients present with visual impairment, unexplained headache, or hypopituitarism.

Keeper of My Mind

It's amazing where denial will lead you. I always knew I had a problem with alcohol. It was the way in which I reacted to it that seemed to be the problem. Why couldn't I stop something that wasn't working for me? When I did get support for my alcoholism I was one hundred percent comm

Focal Brain Tumor Symptoms

A focal brain tumor symptom refers to a symptom caused by the brain tumor as a result of its specific location within the brain. Depending on where the tumor is, there will be different focal brain tumor symptoms.

Brain Cleanup Viable in Alzheimer's

For the first time, researchers have shown that one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease -- sticky deposits of an abnormal protein called beta-amyloid -- can be cleared from the brains of living animals.

New Alzheimer's Gene: FAQ

Scientists have discovered a new Alzheimer's gene called CALHM1. Researcher Philippe Marambaud talks with WebMD about what the new Alzheimer's gene means for Alzheimer's treatment.

Multiple Sclerosis Exercises

There are many multiple sclerosis exercises that may performed that are used to assist in strengthening the body and improving the patient's range of mobility. MS is considered to be a neurological based condition that directly affects the central nervous system. The central nervous system incl

Minds and Machines

What are brain-machine interfaces, and how might they help patients with neurological disease?