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Pediatric Dysphagia and Seizures

Pediatric Dysphagia and Seizures

When a child suffers from both dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, and seizures, it is often because of a neurological disorder such as cerebral palsy. It is important to seek medical attention for a child with either or both of these problems, as they can lead to serious complications such as inj......[Read More]
Ritalin and Children's Growth

Ritalin and Children's Growth

For a quarter of a century, Ritalin has been shadowed by the possibilities that the drug may permanently suppress the height or weight of children. That's not necessarily so, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry.......[Read More]
What's New: Caregiving Resources

What's New: Caregiving Resources

WebMD outlines some of the many resources available to help caregivers. From in-home care and new technology to help from people in similar situations, you don't have to do it alone.......[Read More]
C8 Nerve Pain

C8 Nerve Pain

Nerve pain in the C8 region may be caused by illness, accident, obesity, poor posture, aging, and diseases. The C8 nerve is responsible for sending signals to the nerve roots which control hand functions, including grip. When damage or impingement of the nerve is present, a condition called radiculo......[Read More]
MS Numbness in Hands - The Causes Explained

MS Numbness in Hands - The Causes Explained

The feeling of numbness and tingling in a person's extremities is one of the most common symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Every MS patient is more than familiar with this feeling and the fact that it can occur in any part of the body at any time without warning. MS numbness in the hands can be a......[Read More]
Multiple Sclerosis Cure - Things You Need To Know About It

Multiple Sclerosis Cure - Things You Need To Know About It

We know that every mirror is having two sides and same is the case with multiple sclerosis cure. It is in existence and can be used to get the condition treated but at the same time it is not something magical. Continue reading this article and you would be able to get yourself very much informed.......[Read More]
Fibromyalgia: New Diagnostic Criteria

Fibromyalgia: New Diagnostic Criteria

Dr. Charles Argoff explores the evolving understanding and classification of fibromyalgia and the resulting clinical implications.......[Read More]
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy in MS

Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy in MS

While natalizumab-associated progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy remains a rare occurrence, it is still a serious cause for concern. How can the risk be assessed and mitigated?......[Read More]
Autism Spectrum Disorders Health Center

Autism Spectrum Disorders Health Center

Learn about autism, a pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) that often interferes with a person's ability to communicate with and relate to others.......[Read More]
Larger Head Size May Help Alzheimer's Patients

Larger Head Size May Help Alzheimer's Patients

People suffering from Alzheimer's disease who have large heads seem to have better thinking skills and memory compared to those with Alzheimer's who have smaller heads, new research shows.......[Read More]
Intraoperative Navigation for Upper Cervical Spine Surgery

Intraoperative Navigation for Upper Cervical Spine Surgery

In this review, the authors describe the successful use of the O-arm surgical imaging system and StealthStation navigation in complex upper cervical spine surgeries.......[Read More]
A Cause for Nocturnal Wakefulness in Alzheimer Disease?

A Cause for Nocturnal Wakefulness in Alzheimer Disease?

A study examines cerebrospinal orexin levels to better understand sleep disruption and cognitive decline in Alzheimer disease.......[Read More]
Ask the Experts - Side Effects of Phenytoin and Valproate

Ask the Experts - Side Effects of Phenytoin and Valproate

What is the differential for such a child when only stomatitis is present?......[Read More]
Could a Good Night's Sleep Guard Against Alzheimer's?

Could a Good Night's Sleep Guard Against Alzheimer's?

Study found that older people who got less sleep had less of the disease's hallmark plaques in their brains......[Read More]
Epilepsy Drugs for Children

Epilepsy Drugs for Children

There are a wide number of medications available for treating epilepsy in children, and advances in the past years have made a difference. WebMD tells you more.......[Read More]
Prognosis of Gliomas in the 1970s and Today

Prognosis of Gliomas in the 1970s and Today

Despite the introduction of diagnostic modalities such as CT and MR imaging and surgical procedures such as neuronavigation and microsurgery, optimal treatment for gliomas still eludes our grasp.......[Read More]
Oliver Sacks: A Tribute

Oliver Sacks: A Tribute

Dr Oliver Sacks' physician fans and colleagues discuss his contribution to medicine and literature.......[Read More]
Care for Spinal Injuries

Care for Spinal Injuries

Spinal cord injuries usually begin with a fracture or dislocation of the vertebrae. Most injuries to the cord fall into three categories -- compression, tearing or severing of the cord. All of these can interfere with the relaying of messages below the point of injury.......[Read More]
Pesticides May Raise Alzheimer's Risk

Pesticides May Raise Alzheimer's Risk

Exposure to pesticides may have long-term effects on the nervous system, increasing the risk of Alzheimer's disease in late life, a new study suggests.......[Read More]
Successful Outcome in Severe TBI: A Case Study

Successful Outcome in Severe TBI: A Case Study

This difficult case offers guidelines to clinicians who care for patients with severe traumatic brain injury.......[Read More]