We all want to stay mentally sharp as we age. Physical activity, mental activity and social activity are your tickets to preserving your memory and thinking skills.
The ketogenic diet isn’t a cure for epilepsy, but this high-fat, low-carb diet can achieve significant seizure reduction in nearly 50% of children with difficult to control epilepsy.
A new device just approved by the FDA holds the promise of seizure relief for people whose epilepsy can’t be controlled with medications or surgery. This amazing device, called the RNS System, knows when a seizure’s coming and stops it in its tracks.
Long-term effects of sports-related collisions are a growing concern, especially for retired pro football players. The National Football League Players Association and Cleveland Clinic team up to do something about it.
Aside from its age-defying qualities, injectable botulinum toxin has medical uses for patients with nerve pain, migraine and spasticity, along with conditions like excessive sweating and overactive bladder.
The peanut butter smell test was conducted by a University of Florida team led by graduate student Jennifer Stamps to try to show a relationship between loss of smell and the detection of early-stage Alzheimer’s.
New evidence shows that molecular “motors” propel the spread of a common and fast-moving type of brain tumor. Now researchers aim to switch off the motors to stop these deadly tumors in their tracks.
The onset of tremors poses a scary possibility — could this be Parkinson’s disease? But there are lots of other common causes of tremors that could explain yours. Here, your tremor questions are answered.
Roller coasters and other rides can lead to back and neck pain, especially for people with a history of disc problems, arthritis or muscle spasms. Planning ahead and caring for yourself afterward can minimize discomfort.
Lying down and positioning pillows to support the spine can lead to a much better night’s sleep. A physical therapist explains.