Neurological Conditions : Health & Medical
When nerve cells fire signals at an excessive speed, seizures occur; they may be set off by a head injury or birth defect that affects the chemistry of the brain. Often, seizures in babies are triggered by a high fever; this type of seizure is called febrile seizure; recurrent seizures may indicate
Treatment options for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis are evolving rapidly. This article summarizes the many novel and emerging disease-modifying treatments currently in trials.
The sciatic nerve is a collection of nerve roots that exit the spine in the lower back and form the large nerve that supplies the back of the leg. Irritation of the sciatic nerve can lead to symptoms of leg pain, numbness, tingling and weakness in the affected leg. This type of condition typically a
Preliminary studies have shown a protective association between HIV--or its treatment--and the development of MS, but more research is needed to determine the significance of this intriguing link.
Alzehiemer's Disease has no known cure, and the secrets to preventing it are not yet known. But research supported by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and other public and private agencies offers tantalizing clues about the origins and development of AD.
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), also known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), is a chronic, often poorly understood, syndrome characterized by severe pain and changes in the tissues and bones. The late stage of RSD usually begins within 6-12 months of an injury and can last for years. Thi
Among the many aspects of culture they influenced, the Mongolian empire of Genghis Khan inspired techniques related to surgery and neurosurgery.