Parents worried about their kids who take meds for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can take comfort: A new study shows use of the meds has no role in substance abuse problems later in life.
Brain & Spine Health
Find tips for daily living with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, treatments such as deep brain stimulation, and the latest breakthroughs in treating epilepsy, brain tumors and more from our Neurological Institute.
As we age, problems with memory and thinking become common. But a new study shows that for those who have developed atrial fibrillation — a type of irregular heartbeat — these problems may come on more quickly.
It’s estimated that nearly 10 percent of American kids aged 5 to 13 suffer from childhood migraines. How do you tell if your child is experiencing a migraine? And how do you help?
With some planning, effort and focus, we can change our habits. It’s worth it with all the potential benefits, including longevity and enhanced self-esteem. Find seven tips to changing your bad habits into good ones.
A growing number of elderly people are falling and suffering traumatic brain injuries as a result. How do you keep yourself or a family member safer from a dangerous fall?
Epilepsy in women brings along with it a host of additional concerns — can I have children? Will my fertility be affected? Will my children have it? Here, we answer your top questions.
Dementia doesn’t always bring memory and language problems. Frontotemporal dementia affects inhibition and judgment, and it usually strikes men in mid-life, so it’s often mistaken for a mid-life crisis.
Many victims of stroke fail to keep up with at-home exercises they consider tedious and difficult. But virtual reality gaming systems like Wii™ can provide the kind of fun that keeps stroke rehabilitation on track.
There are non-infectious diseases that are destroying millions of lives at this very moment. One of these diseases is preventable; another mostly can be prevented; and the third is completely out of our control and threatens the lives of millions.
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.