Neurological Conditions : Health & Medical
In this video blog, Dr. Mark J. Alberts discusses the results of the ACTIVE-A study which compared combination antiplatelet therapy with aspirin alone in preventing stroke in certain patients.
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
A review of the pathophysiology of acromegaly and its first-line pharmacological treatment with somatostatin analogs, GH receptor antagonists, and dopamine agonists.
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
Is CSF diversion a promising therapy or a last-ditch measure to prevent blindness in patients with this rare neurologic disorder?
Microglial cells respond to HSV infection by producing cytokines and chemokines through a mechanism involving Toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2). Does TLR2 signaling mediate the apoptosis that follows?
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 NativeRemedies.com, relief can be found through acu
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
Phenomenon occurs twice as often in black children, 1.5 times more in Hispanics than in whites: study