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Neurological Conditions : Health & Medical

Stereotactic Laser Ablation of High-Grade Gliomas

Laser interstitial thermal therapy promises new hope for the treatment of high-grade gliomas. In this review, the authors present a management algorithm that incorporates LITT in clinical practice.

Preventing ADHD

Find out how good prenatal and medical care can help you reduce the chances of ADHD. Discover the importance of a balanced diet, good parenting skills, and early childhood learning to help kids focus in school.

Rashes Caused by Damaged Nerves

Several health conditions can cause nerve damage and result in skin rashes. Some illnesses linked to nerve trouble and skin ailments come from well-known viruses, while others have no known cause and are more difficult to treat. It's important to see your doctor if you suspect you have an illness af

New Approaches to Cryptococcal Meningitis

Early diagnosis and treatment of cryptococcal meningitis is critical for survival. What tools are available for diagnosis and treatment of this potentially fatal disease in the immunosuppressed?

Cymbalta & Neuropathic Pain

Cymbalta, a brand name version of the medication duloxetine, has a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved indication for managing diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain. Patients need to take the medication each day to receive the most benefit from it. When taking Cymbalta, patients may experience

CIDP: Mimics and Chameleons

The diagnosis of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy is usually straightforward, but atypical presentations can represent a diagnostic challenge. What are common red flags?

Relief for Pinched Nerve in the Neck

It's happened to many of us, you wake up in the morning and can't turn your head to one side. It seems like the pain from the pinched nerve radiates from your neck to your shoulders and no matter what you try, it doesn't ease the pain. According to, relief can be found through acu

Natalizumab-Induced PML

In this encouraging commentary, the author asserts that with proper treatment and special attention to IRIS, early and intermediate-term lethality of natalizumab-induced PML may be reduced to zero.

This Exit, No Return

Parents express their initial reactions to discovering they have a special needs child in the play "This Exit, No Return."

Post-Concussion Symptoms

Concussions are typically caused by a blow to the head. According to the Mayo Clinic, their symptoms can linger for many days, or even weeks. Certain symptoms usually show up right after the concussion, but there are also post-concussion symptoms. It's important to know these symptoms to separate th