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Alzheimers Center News and Features

Alzheimers Center News and Features

Find special feature stories and news on Alzheimer's Disease Health at WebMD......[Read More]
Ask the Experts - How to Distinguish Ophthalmoplegic Migraine From...

Ask the Experts - How to Distinguish Ophthalmoplegic Migraine From...

Can you differentiate ophthalmoplegic migraine from cerebral aneurysm by clinical history and exam?......[Read More]
Relapsing-Remitting MS: Symptoms and Treatment

Relapsing-Remitting MS: Symptoms and Treatment

WebMD explains the symptoms and treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, the most common of the four types of MS.......[Read More]
How to Recognize Bogus Cures for Neurological Diseases

How to Recognize Bogus Cures for Neurological Diseases

Neurological illnesses can make some people desperate for any kind of hope, and this can make them seen as targets by unscrupulous con artists. Don't fall victim to predatory scams. Learn how to recognize when a supposed "cure" is really bogus.......[Read More]
Dementia

Dementia

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of dementia including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Posttraumatic Vertigo and Dizziness

Posttraumatic Vertigo and Dizziness

Dizziness and vertigo are common symptoms following minor head trauma. In this article, the authors review possible causes of dizziness after concussion.......[Read More]
The Treatment of Dystonic Tremor: A Systematic Review

The Treatment of Dystonic Tremor: A Systematic Review

The authors explore the various treatment options available for tremor associated with dystonia, and propose an algorithm for treatment based on currently available data.......[Read More]
Knowledge of Skull Base Anatomy in Pre-Columbian Cultures

Knowledge of Skull Base Anatomy in Pre-Columbian Cultures

With their expertise in human sacrifice and decapitation, the Aztecs and other pre-Columbian societies contributed significantly to anatomical knowledge, especially of the skull.......[Read More]
The New Combination Tablet for Parkinson's Disease

The New Combination Tablet for Parkinson's Disease

Read this expert's advice for important considerations regarding management of patients who are switching to the new combination levodopa/carbidopa/entacapone tablet.......[Read More]
Transcortical Surgery for Lateral Ventricular Tumors

Transcortical Surgery for Lateral Ventricular Tumors

Tumors of the lateral ventricle are rare lesions in a general neurosurgical practice. They account for less than 1% of intracranial tumors in most series of large brain tumors.......[Read More]
Craniopharyngiomas

Craniopharyngiomas

Can you recognize the subtle signs and symptoms associated with a recurrence or complication of craniopharyngioma treatment?......[Read More]
Drug Treatments for Essential Tremor

Drug Treatments for Essential Tremor

Drugs most commonly used to treat essential tremor (ET) include beta-blockers and epilepsy drugs. Learn more from WebMD about these and other treatments and their side effects.......[Read More]
Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms: Natural History

Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms: Natural History

Although aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage carries a grim prognosis, which patients with unruptured aneurysms are likely to benefit from an intervention?......[Read More]
Moving Beyond Anti-Amyloid Therapy for Alzheimer's Disease

Moving Beyond Anti-Amyloid Therapy for Alzheimer's Disease

Recent Phase 3 trials of antibodies targeted at amyloid-beta removal in Alzheimer's disease patients have proved disappointing. Should this approach be abandoned?......[Read More]
Epilepsy-What Increases Your Risk

Epilepsy-What Increases Your Risk

The risk of developing epilepsy increases if you have family history of epilepsy or a head injury with loss of consciousness or amnesia for more than 24 hours.......[Read More]
How MS Disability Is Measured

How MS Disability Is Measured

WebMD explains how MS disability is measured with the use of tests and scales.......[Read More]
Alzheimers Center News and Features

Alzheimers Center News and Features

Find special feature stories and news on Alzheimer's Disease Health at WebMD......[Read More]
Fatty Acids May Ward Off Alzheimer's Disease

Fatty Acids May Ward Off Alzheimer's Disease

A fatty acid found in corn, sunflower, and safflower oils may help prevent Alzheimer's disease in some people, researchers report.......[Read More]
New Alzheimer’s Guidelines May Confuse Diagnosis

New Alzheimer’s Guidelines May Confuse Diagnosis

Under recently revised criteria, nearly all people currently diagnosed with very mild or mild Alzheimer’s disease dementia would be classified instead as having mild cognitive impairment, akin to slight memory loss, which could mislead patients and their families, according to a leading Alzheimer’s......[Read More]
Pitfalls of Intraoperative Image-Guided Spinal Navigation

Pitfalls of Intraoperative Image-Guided Spinal Navigation

This article summarizes the authors' experience with various pitfalls of intraoperative spinal navigation, and gives practical tips on their avoidance and management.......[Read More]