You may have heard recently about a highly unconventional remedy that promises to free you from migraine pain forever — daith piercing. But does it work?
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.
A phenomenon called Intermittent reinforcement encourages you to keep trying until you get what you want – like a designer purse at a great price.
If aneurysms run in your family, you are at a higher risk of developing one and should be checked. Learn more about risk factors and treatment options.
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What happens to you when you don’t get enough sleep — especially if it’s a chronic issue? Find out how much sleep you really need, according to a new report. Also see the health effects of not getting enough zzz’s.
When a person has a stroke, every second counts. Doctors have a short window to treat people if they are to recover fully. Doctors know how to intervene after a stroke, but they can’t always access patients within the time window needed to avoid injury to the brain. This is where a mobile stroke unit … Read More
You might consider having a brain scan if an immediate family member has been diagnosed with a cerebral aneurysm. Ongoing clinical studies have established a link for this condition among close relatives. A brain aneurysm is an abnormal bubble in a brain artery that develops where a blood vessel wall becomes weak. “Among first-degree relatives, if one … Read More
The Denver Broncos said Wednesday that owner Pat Bowlen is giving up control of the 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. Bowlen, whose team won two Super Bowls and who oversaw one of the NFL’s most consistently … Read More
A new study finds that Alzheimer’s disease may contribute to almost as many deaths as heart disease or cancer. Rush University Medical Center researchers studied more than 2,500 people who were age 65 and older. The researchers tested the people every year for dementia. Almost half of the people died after an average of eight years. … Read More
While anywhere from 1.6 to 3.8 million sports-related concussions occur each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it’s estimated that nearly half of athletes (47 percent) who suffer concussive blows don’t report their symptoms. If you have children in sports, it’s important for you, as a parent, as well as … Read More