Neuroscience


David Cassidy’s Struggle Spotlights Impact of Dementia

By going public with his diagnosis of dementia, former teen musical idol David Cassidy has put a new spotlight on memory-diminishing brain disorders, of which...

February 21, 2017 / 3 min read


Exercises for Relieving ‘Text Neck’ (Video)

There are simple stretching exercises you can do to alleviate this condition. Of course, if the pain and discomfort do not go away, you should...

December 27, 2016 / 2 min read


Brain Aneurysms: Most Are Found ‘Incidentally’

"Most patients are lucky to have the aneurysms incidentally found through a CT scan or MRI after complaining of migraines, sinus issues, memory loss, dizziness...

October 18, 2016 / 3 min read


Roundup: 1 in 4 Medicare Patients are...

Nearly 5 million Americans aged 65 and older, who are Medicare prescription-drug enrollees, are not taking their blood pressure medication as directed, possibly increasing their...

September 16, 2016 / 3 min read


Spine Fractures Treated with Surgical ‘Cement’

A cement-like substance, known as polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), that pushes aside any bone fragments within the vertebra and quickly hardens.

September 12, 2016 / 2 min read


Roundup: Global Study Finds 9 of 10...

Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States, but nine out of 10 strokes are preventable, according to a new large-scale global...

July 22, 2016 / 2 min read


Aphasia: A Disorder More Common Than You...

Every year close to 180,000 people experience aphasia, an acquired communication disorder caused by damage or injury to the left side of the brain which...

June 29, 2016 / 3 min read


Strokes: Myths vs. Facts

Most Americans are not fully aware of the differences between stroke risks and heart disease, and they may take stroke symptoms and warning signs for...

May 18, 2016 / 3 min read


On Pins and Needles: Understanding Peripheral Neuropathy

Neuropathy can be a serious degenerative condition that acts as a signpost for other illnesses.

May 12, 2016 / 4 min read