Neuroscience


CDC Warns About Rare, Polio-Like ‘Mystery Illness’...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning parents about a rare disease known as acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a polio-like “mystery illness”...

October 18, 2018 / 3 min read


“Brain on Fire” Condition Explained: What’s Anti-NMDA...

Awareness about anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis increased earlier this year when Netflix aired Brain on Fire, a movie that tells the real-life story of one young...

August 30, 2018 / 2 min read


Pain in the Neck: What to Do...

Neck pain has spurred many health-related headlines recently — from a report in Canada that 75 percent of military helicopters pilots suffer pain in the...

August 22, 2018 / 3 min read


Epilepsy and Its Various Treatment Options

When you think about epilepsy, you most likely picture someone having a dramatic seizure, where they collapse to the ground with frightening jerking movements and...

August 15, 2018 / 4 min read


Stroke vs. Aneurysm: Different Symptoms, Treatments (Video)

A stroke is a life-threatening medical emergency that can be triggered by two different events: ischemia, referring to an ischemic stroke which happens when a...

May 30, 2018 / 4 min read


AFib and Strokes: You Could Be At...

A racing, pounding heartbeat that can hit for no apparent reason should never be ignored. And it can be especially serious when the accelerated or...

May 23, 2018 / 3 min read


Alcohol and Brain Health: Even ‘Moderate Drinking’...

Can even moderate drinking — one or two beverages a day containing alcohol — be detrimental to your health? Yes, says a new report that...

May 22, 2018 / 4 min read


New 24-Hour Stroke Protocol Treats More At-Risk...

A new protocol for treating patients with the most common type of stroke – the type triggered by a blood clot that reduces or stops...

May 21, 2018 / 3 min read


‘Alarming’ Brain Study Questions Safety of Tackle...

A new study has found that kids who play tackle football at or before the age of 12 could be more susceptible to long-term cognitive...

May 14, 2018 / 3 min read