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Jun. 12, 2012
Conditions such as Parkinson's disease, muscular dystrophy and cerebral palsy are familiar to most people. But what do you know about pheochromocytomas? Or ataxia? We're covering five lesser-known neurological conditions.
Aug. 1, 2011
My brother and I were watching a television show and a character got bonked really hard on the head. All of a sudden the guy couldn't remember a thing -- not his name, where he lived or even the lady he was married to. What happened? Is this amnesia?
Jul. 19, 2011
Cerebral edema is a condition where the brain's water content increases, causing the pressure inside the skull to rise. Learn more about cerebral edema from this article.
May. 18, 2011
Even though Tourette syndrome does not cause any real health complications, it can lead to significant psychological distress. A syndrome that is not well understood by medical professionals, teachers and the general public alike, Tourette syndrome can greatly impact your child's social and emotional development. Take this quiz and learn about this serious, yet non-life threatening condition.
Jan. 6, 2009
When you're aboard a ship, you become accustomed to the feeling of the floor tilting and rocking beneath your feet. But what if that sensation stayed with you on dry land -- for years?
Oct. 29, 2008
The writers that crafted Alice and her wonderland, Tiny Tim and the brothers Karamazov had something in common besides extraordinary talent: epilepsy. Do seizures and novels go hand in hand?
Sep. 16, 2008
A little forgetfulness is normal, but what about when a person can no longer remember the names of their family members? For those with Alzheimer's and the people who love them, debilitating memory loss is a sad fact of everyday life.
Sep. 11, 2008
You can liken seizures to electrical storms or traffic jams in the brain, but what do those seizures do to the rest of the body? Do epileptics swallow their tongues? Epilepsy affects 50 million people worldwide, but most people don't know much about it.
Sep. 10, 2008
Depression and stress are normal among people who have illnesses that affect their brain. Understanding the possible causes of depression and stress can help ensure that the person gets the necessary medical or therapeutic care.
Sep. 10, 2008
Talking about brain disease, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment can seem overwhelming sometimes. The tips in this article will help simplify this process.