The Ice Bucket Challenge has thousands of people dousing themselves with freezing water to raise awareness of ALS. Get 10 facts about the deadly disease.
Some patients with severe untreated obstructive sleep apnea are unable to control their hypertension despite use of multiple meds, a study finds.
Patients with epilepsy can now address questions and concerns with a free iPad app. The interactive tool helps manage the condition between doctor visits.
In deep brain stimulation, a small hole is made in the skull. A neurosurgeon uses computerized mapping and recording to implant an electrode in the precise part of the brain that is misfiring and causing the tremor.
MS is a serious, long-term illness that can happen to just about anyone. Symptoms vary from person to person, but they can be well-managed. Here's five things you need to know about MS.
Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is giving up control of his NFL team because of his Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive, fatal disease of the brain that destroys memory and thinking skills and impairs basic daily functions.
New research shows a type of cell widely believed to make chronic adult brain diseases worse can protect the brain from traumatic brain injury and may slow neurodegenerative diseases.
One of the most distressing aspects of Alzheimer’s disease is that there is no cure. But a new drug is showing promise as an effective treatment that slows down the disease’s debilitating effects.
Doctors have an ethical obligation to educate and protect athletes from sports concussion, says a new position paper from the American Academy of Neurology.
There's good news for people who need more restful sleep: a wide range of complementary medicine options -- non-invasive and non-habit forming -- that can be used in addition to standard treatment for insomnia.