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'Diabetes' Treatment Stops Alzheimer's

'Diabetes' Treatment Stops Alzheimer's

A drug that ups insulin signaling in the brain might stop early Alzheimer's disease in its tracks, studies with rats suggest.......[Read More]
TMS for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Epilepsy

TMS for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Epilepsy

Recent advances have shown TMS to be a valuable tool with diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic potential in the field of epilepsy.......[Read More]
Survey Method Change May Explain Autism Rate Jump

Survey Method Change May Explain Autism Rate Jump

The number differs based on new questions parents were asked about their children......[Read More]
Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD) is a rare genetic muscle disorder with onset during adulthood most often between 40 and 60 years of age. OPMD is characterized by slowly progressive muscle disease (myopathy) affecting the muscles of the upper eyelids and the throat. Affected individuals may......[Read More]
ADHD in Teenagers

ADHD in Teenagers

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of teenagers with ADHD including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Sound of Laughter Tickles the Brain

Sound of Laughter Tickles the Brain

Laughter is contagious; a British study shows that hearing someone laugh activates brain areas involved in smiling.......[Read More]
TBS to Promote Functional Recovery After Stroke

TBS to Promote Functional Recovery After Stroke

Noninvasive brain stimulation shows great promise in enhancing post-stroke recovery, but many questions must be answered before it can be effectively targeted and tailored to the individual patient.......[Read More]
ADHD Tests

ADHD Tests

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of tests that may help a doctor diagnose ADHD including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Neuronal Correlates of Social Cognition in BPD

Neuronal Correlates of Social Cognition in BPD

Utilizing fMRI, this study investigated the neuronal basis of stages of social cognition, such as face processing and emotion recognition, in patients with borderline personality disorder.......[Read More]
Physician vs. Chiropractor for Sciatic Nerve Pain

Physician vs. Chiropractor for Sciatic Nerve Pain

Sciatic nerve pain is caused by an injury to or the compression of the sciatic nerve. The pain usually begins in the back and radiates down through the buttocks and into the leg. Treatments vary, so consideration of all options and healers is advised.......[Read More]
Multiple Sclerosis News Page

Multiple Sclerosis News Page

Find timely health and medical news on Multiple Sclerosis at WebMD.......[Read More]
Spinal Meningiomas

Spinal Meningiomas

Spinal meningiomas represent 25 to 46% of tumors of the spine.......[Read More]
Relationship Problems Common With ADHD

Relationship Problems Common With ADHD

New research shows that children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and their families face special challenges that reach far beyond the classroom.......[Read More]
Antidepressants for Depression in Neurological Disorders

Antidepressants for Depression in Neurological Disorders

Patients with neurological disease often suffer from concurrent depression. This systematic review examines the efficacy and tolerability of a wide variety of antidepressants in this population.......[Read More]
Social Skills Program for Young Adults With Autism Shows Promise

Social Skills Program for Young Adults With Autism Shows Promise

PEERS involves patients and caregivers to maintain social support and guidance......[Read More]
Understanding Seizures and Epilepsy

Understanding Seizures and Epilepsy

WebMD explains various types of seizures, including those not caused by epilepsy.......[Read More]
Tips to Reduce the Side Effects of ADHD Medications

Tips to Reduce the Side Effects of ADHD Medications

Simple steps such as changing dinnertime and healthy snacking can help reduce the side effects of ADHD medications.......[Read More]
Ketogenic Diet in Infantile Spasms: Time for New Perspectives

Ketogenic Diet in Infantile Spasms: Time for New Perspectives

A ketogenic diet has been shown to an effective therapy for infantile spasm in a significant number of patients. Might it also be useful in other epilepsy syndromes?......[Read More]
Combining Exercise and Yoga to Help Manage the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

Combining Exercise and Yoga to Help Manage the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

Combining exercise and yoga together may make exercise more tolerable for those with Multiple Sclerosis. Regular traditional exercise can help to increase range of motion and strength. Yoga can help to manage symptoms of fatigue and spasms making exercise more tolerable for participants.......[Read More]
Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Important It is possible that the main title of the report Trigeminal Neuralgia (Tic Douloureux) 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. .........[Read More]