Do shame and guilt share neural networks? This fMRI study looked at emotion-specific differences in functional brain activity using shame- and guilt-related stimuli.
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Multiple Sclerosis is a difficult to diagnosis disease because symptoms can be erratic and unpredictable. Multiple Sclerosis is a disease that attacks the myelin sheath that is a protective covering of the brain and spinal cord. The resulting inflammation interrupts or distorts the nerve impulses o
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Spontaneous CSF rhinorrhea may occur in patients with pituitary adenoma. What clinical factors are most commonly associated with this issue, and how it is best managed?
It was five in the morning and thankfully I had received lots of rest on the weekend. A message flashed on my computer screen and I learned that my sister had been airlifted to ICU in Regina. Within minutes my bags were packed and I was on my way for the four and a half hour drive.
Where do we stand in identifying biomarkers for effective diagnosis and surveillance of Parkinson's disease?
Tethered spinal cord syndrome is a genetic condition that causes progressive neurological decay. It is a complication of spina bifida. The first symptoms appear during childhood, but it often goes undiagnosed until adulthood, when the symptoms of progressive neural damage become too severe to overlo
An experimental antidepressant drug called rolipram may offset some effects of Alzheimer's disease.
The upper third of the anterior aspect of the posterior fossa is hidden and hard to reach. The author discusses experience with the transcavernous approach and modifications to improve access.
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This review summarizes the currently available treatment strategies for addressing the complex symptoms of advanced Parkinson's disease.
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Wilson's disease has a variable presentation and is often misdiagnosed, potentially leading to severe hepatic and neurologic consequences. But when correctly diagnosed, its easily treatable.
Pacemakers could help protect epilepsy patients from sudden unexplained death, say British researchers.
Sympathectomy, the cutting of nerves that control sweating, can have both positive and negative long-term effects. Patients must balance potential side effects, such as compensatory sweating and Horner's syndrome, against the procedure's success in curing hyperhidrosis, which the Mayo Clinic describ
What are the advantages of ulta-high-field MRI over conventional MRI in assessing patients with MS? This review examines the technical challenges and potential benefits of this new technology.
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