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Autism Therapies: ABA, RDI, and Sensory Therapies

Autism Therapies: ABA, RDI, and Sensory Therapies

WebMD explains three effective autism therapies: ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) Training, RDI (Relationship Development Intervention) Training, and Sensory Therapy. Find out what each one is, what happens, and if it's right for you or your child.......[Read More]
Computer Chip Enables Paralyzed Man to Take Steps

Computer Chip Enables Paralyzed Man to Take Steps

An implanted computer chip has allowed a 39-year old financial consultant from France to take his first steps since a car crash left him paralyzed him from the waist down 10 years ago.......[Read More]
Death Rate High Among People With Persistent Seizures

Death Rate High Among People With Persistent Seizures

Researchers who followed 245 children with epilepsy into adulthood found that 24% died over a 40-year period, a rate that was three times higher than expected in the general population.......[Read More]
Meningitis: Medicines for Pressure on the Brain-Topic Overview

Meningitis: Medicines for Pressure on the Brain-Topic Overview

Medicines used to treat pressure on the brain caused by meningitis include: Dexamethasone. Mannitol (Osmitrol). These medicines reduce swelling ( inflammation ) in the brain tissues,which may lower the risk of developing short-term complications such as seizures and long-term complications such as h......[Read More]
Adult ADHD

Adult ADHD

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of adult ADHD including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Thoracic Spinal Tumor

Thoracic Spinal Tumor

Thoracic (mid-back) spinal tumors are not very common. When they occur they can be either benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous). In some cases, thoracic spinal tumors may spread to other areas of the body either directly or through the veins or arteries or through the lymphatic system. Some......[Read More]
Brain Death: Legal Obligations and the Courts

Brain Death: Legal Obligations and the Courts

This overview provides physicians with a general legal framework on brain death, offering a historical perspective as well as current legal definitions in several states.......[Read More]
OTC Medications for Nerve Pain

OTC Medications for Nerve Pain

Nerve pain is a potentially debilitating condition caused by medical disorders such as fibromyalgia, diabetes and injuries. Over-the-counter pain medications and anti-inflammatories may help relieve your symptoms.......[Read More]
Dementia

Dementia

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of dementia including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Pathophysiology and Treatment of Motion Sickness

Pathophysiology and Treatment of Motion Sickness

Learn about recent advances in brain imaging, neurophysiology, and neuropharmacology which may provide insights into more effective drug and behavioral management of motion sickness.......[Read More]
Refractory Epilepsy

Refractory Epilepsy

WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of refractory epilepsy, which develops when your seizures aren't brought under control by medicine.......[Read More]
When Should Dementia Patients Stop Driving?

When Should Dementia Patients Stop Driving?

The American Academy of Neurology has issued guidelines for when caregivers should consider taking the car keys away from a dementia patient.......[Read More]
Cranial Magnetic Resonance Imaging Features of NMOSD vs. MS

Cranial Magnetic Resonance Imaging Features of NMOSD vs. MS

The authors describe specific differences in imaging features which can help differentiate neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder from multiple sclerosis in MRI studies.......[Read More]
Pineal Gland

Pineal Gland

Image copyright 2000 by Nucleus Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. http://www.nucleusinc.com .........[Read More]
Diet for Treating Neuropathy

Diet for Treating Neuropathy

Neuropathy is a disorder in which the nerves are damaged. The Neuropathy Association estimates that neuropathy affects 20 million Americans and costs over $3.5 billion Medicare dollars to treat. One-third of cases result from diabetes, another third from various causes like autoimmune disorders and ......[Read More]
Multiple Sclerosis Medical Reference

Multiple Sclerosis Medical Reference

Find all medical reference articles on Multiple Sclerosis at WebMD.......[Read More]
Medical Alert Bracelet

Medical Alert Bracelet

Image of a medical alert bracelet; .........[Read More]
Ask the Experts - Medical Therapy of Pontine Stroke

Ask the Experts - Medical Therapy of Pontine Stroke

The patient is in his 60s and has multiple stroke risk factors, including hypertension, diabetes, and hypercholesterolemia.......[Read More]
Treating Childhood ADHD

Treating Childhood ADHD

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of the various treatments for childhood ADHD including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults

Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults

This review outlines the current best management of adult patients with traumatic brain injury -- from initial assessment and management, through imaging, surgical options, and rehabilitation.......[Read More]