When patients with Parkinson’s disease need more than medications to manage their symptoms of tremors, rigidity, slowness of movement and balance problems, deep brain stimulation is an option.
Every second counts in restoring blood flow to the brain after a stroke. New innovations like the “stentriever” can get the blood flowing again, minimizing the damage stroke can cause.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) is a neuro-degenerative illness with a rapid onset and decline. In some cases, it can be hereditary, so when CJD strikes a family, genetic counseling is suggested.
We’ve all heard of the forgetfulness and language problems that can signal Alzheimer’s. But when this disease strikes adults under 65, it can arrive with unexpected and puzzling symptoms – like unexplained clumsiness.
We hear often about the value of a heart-healthy diet that’s rich in fruits, veggies and whole grains, and low in cholesterol, saturated fats and sodium. But what’s good for your heart is good for your brain, too.
Don’t assume pain in the lower back, cramping in the legs and that “pins and needles” feeling are the result of a problem with your spine. Symptoms of artery disease, arthritis and neuropathy often masquerade as spinal pain.
Expectant mothers who take the epilepsy drug valproate may face an unexpected side effect: an increased risk of autism for their babies. Two experts weigh in on a new study.
Adults suffering strokes under the age of 50 are at increased risk of dying within 20 years, a new study finds.
The throbbing pain of a migraine headache makes you want to go to a dark room and curl up into a ball. But soon a new weapon against migraine pain and migraine-related nausea will be available.
Many with Parkinson’s disease depend on the drug levodopa to control their symptoms. A new Cleveland Clinic study finds a pump delivering a constant dose may revolutionize treatment.