Neurological Conditions : Health & Medical
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.
Here's another reason to fill up shopping carts with fresh veggies: A diet high in antioxidants may reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
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.
This study indicates that the antibiotic minocycline may ameliorate the CNS symptoms associated with Angleman syndrome and improve behavioral performance. What might be the mechanism of action?
Epileptic patients for whom current multidrug therapies have not been effective may soon find a new addition in their drug cocktails.
Key takeaways from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association updated guidelines on the management of acute ischemic stroke.
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.
New somatostatin analogs, novel chimeric ligands, and extended delivery implants--all currently in clinical trials--bring new hope for sufferers of acromegaly.
By way of a case study, this review presents a step-by-step approach to diagnosis of leukodystrophies presenting in adulthood.
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. ...
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
When Morgan S. Curtis was born, everything was normal -- at least from all appearances.