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Spinal Cord Lesions & MS Symptoms

Spinal cord lesions involved with multiple sclerosis tend to affect the lower extremities while brain lesions tend to affect upper body areas such as arms and eyes. The spinal cord is involved in approximately 90 percent of those diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at some point.

The #1 Presenting Symptom - Optic Neuritis

The first signs that something just wasn't right with me came about in 1989, right after I graduated from high school. It was my first year of college and I was 18 years old. I was young, confident, and naive you could say.

Multiple Sclerosis Therapies

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of multiple sclerosis therapies including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.

Update on the Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

This review presents current best practice in the management of subarachnoid hemorrhage, including emergency and critical care management, treatment of medical complications, and surgical options.

Treating CCSVI With the Liberation Procedure

Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency or CCSVI is the condition wherein constricted or blocked veins are unable to drain waste rich blood from the brain. This is a condition first formally ascribed by Dr. Paolo Zamboni in relation to his work with Multiple Sclerosis patients.

ADHD Treatments

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of adhd treatments including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.

Pantothenate Kinase-Associated Neurodegeneration

Important It is possible that the main title of the report Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation Type 1 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. ...

The Epidemiology of Posttraumatic Epilepsy

How great is the risk of posttraumatic epilepsy following traumatic brain injury? And how does it differ, both in presentation and treatment, from other forms of epilepsy?

Currently Available Treatments For Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is a frustrating disease because the current treatments are few and at present, there is no cure for multiple sclerosis, but the available drugs can slow the disease course. Synthetic forms of beta interferon (a natural immunomodulator that regulates the immune response) reduce th

Brain Diseases

WebMD explains categories of brain disease, including those caused by infection and trauma and those caused by vascular, neurodegenerative, and autoimmune disorders.

Neurology and Detective Writing

Neurological practice, like detective work, often depends on identifying clues. This interesting review explores this literary tradition, from neurologist-authors to the influence of Sherlock Holmes.