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Multicystic Meningioangiomatosis

Multicystic Meningioangiomatosis

What did MRI reveal about the unusual cause of this 21-year-old woman's long-term history of medically refractory grand mal seizures?......[Read More]
Dementia-Other Places To Get Help

Dementia-Other Places To Get Help

Check this list of resources for information on and treatment of dementia.......[Read More]
Bell's Palsy

Bell's Palsy

Bell's palsy is a nonprogressive neurological disorder of one of the facial nerves (7th cranial nerve). This disorder is characterized by the sudden onset of facial paralysis that may be preceded by a slight fever,pain behind the ear on the affected side,a stiff neck,and weakness and/or .........[Read More]
Repair of Middle Fossa CSF Using Novel Materials

Repair of Middle Fossa CSF Using Novel Materials

Methods for repairing middle fossa CSF leaks have yielded mixed results. This study evaluates the safety and durability of the authors' technique using a novel combination of 3 synthetic materials.......[Read More]
Is Autonomic Neuropathy Progressive?

Is Autonomic Neuropathy Progressive?

Autonomic neuropathy is a form of peripheral neuropathy. When there is nerve damage to the autonomic nervous system, involuntary functions are affected, such as blood pressure, digestion, heart rate, urination and other bodily processes. It may be progressive.......[Read More]
Biomechanics of Bone Fusion

Biomechanics of Bone Fusion

Bone fusion can be achieved by one or more of three methods: in situ, onlay, and interbody fusion.......[Read More]
Differentiating Organic vs Psychogenic Tremor

Differentiating Organic vs Psychogenic Tremor

A number of factors help the clinician to differentiate these 2 types of tremors.......[Read More]
Clinical Approach to Leukoencephalopathies

Clinical Approach to Leukoencephalopathies

This review provides a systematic approach to the evaluation of clinical and neuroimaging findings in patients with leukoencepholopathy.......[Read More]
Survey Shows Under 2% Have Epilepsy

Survey Shows Under 2% Have Epilepsy

More than 1.5% of adults in the U.S. have been diagnosed with epilepsy at some point, a number that is likely to increase as the population ages, according to a new study.......[Read More]
MS and Stress - Some Simple Tips For Avoiding It

MS and Stress - Some Simple Tips For Avoiding It

MS and stress for are indeed very closely related and in fact I would nearly go so far as to say that along with my diet, stress was probably a major contributor to me getting MS in the first place. Stress is evident in every aspect of our lives today right through from work to family and even creep......[Read More]
Alzheimer's Research and Studies

Alzheimer's Research and Studies

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of Alzheimer's research and studies including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Minimally Invasive Treatment for Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Minimally Invasive Treatment for Intracerebral Hemorrhage

In this review the authors discuss current and potential future methods of treating intracerebral hemorrhages with minimally invasive techniques.......[Read More]
Memory Problems: Tips for Helping the Person With Daily Tasks-Credits

Memory Problems: Tips for Helping the Person With Daily Tasks-Credits

A list of contributors to the topic on Memory Problems: Tips for Helping the Person With Daily Tasks.......[Read More]
MRI Scans May Help Evaluate Asperger’s Syndrome

MRI Scans May Help Evaluate Asperger’s Syndrome

Researchers are a step closer to developing new treatments that are tailored to the individual needs of people with Asperger’s syndrome and other types of autism.......[Read More]
Intraoperative MR Imaging and 3D-Navigated Ultrasonography

Intraoperative MR Imaging and 3D-Navigated Ultrasonography

Intraoperative ultrasonography offers added features, such as plane-slicing and 3D volume, making it a very attractive alternative to MRI.......[Read More]
What Is a Chill Seizure?

What Is a Chill Seizure?

"Chill seizure" is not an accurate term. When you are cold or sick, you may experience a chill or shiver. While this may look like a mild "seizure," chills and seizures are two entirely different mechanisms.......[Read More]
The Evidence for Symptomatic Treatments in ALS

The Evidence for Symptomatic Treatments in ALS

While amyotrophic lateral sclerosis remains a progressive and invariably fatal disease, much can be done to improve the patient's quality of life. What symptomatic interventions are available?......[Read More]
Surgery and Risk for Multiple Sclerosis

Surgery and Risk for Multiple Sclerosis

Is there any basis to the speculation that a prior history of surgery may be associated with subsequent risk for developing multiple sclerosis? This systemic review evaluated the risk.......[Read More]
Social Network Diversity and White Matter Integrity

Social Network Diversity and White Matter Integrity

This fMRI study explored the link between social network characteristics and inflammation and white matter structure in the brain.......[Read More]
Early Epilepsy Surgery Helps Child Development

Early Epilepsy Surgery Helps Child Development

Researchers find that early surgical treatment prevents further seizure damage and lets kids resume mental and social development.......[Read More]