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Neurobiological Underpinnings of Shame and Guilt

Neurobiological Underpinnings of Shame and Guilt

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.
Ask the Experts - Should a Patient With an Olfactory Aura and...

Ask the Experts - Should a Patient With an Olfactory Aura and...

Does an individual with an epileptogenic EEG and only an olfactory aura but without clinical seizure activity require anticonvulsant therapy?
Counseling and Support for Alzheimer's Disease

Counseling and Support for Alzheimer's Disease

WebMD helps you sort through mental health counseling and support options if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
Mother's Birthplace May Affect Autism Risk in Kids

Mother's Birthplace May Affect Autism Risk in Kids

Some foreign-born mothers now in U.S. are more likely to have children with the disorder, study finds
CSF Leakage in the Setting of Pituitary Adenomas

CSF Leakage in the Setting of Pituitary Adenomas

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?
Dealing With Crisis

Dealing With Crisis

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.
How to Live With a Tethered Spinal Cord

How to Live With a Tethered Spinal Cord

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
ADHD Therapies

ADHD Therapies

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of ADHD therapies including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.
Cerebral Perfusion Imaging in Vasospasm

Cerebral Perfusion Imaging in Vasospasm

The authors provide a general overview of the currently available perfusion imaging techniques and their application in patients with post-subarachnoid hemorrhage vasospasm.
Treatment of Advanced Parkinson's Disease

Treatment of Advanced Parkinson's Disease

This review summarizes the currently available treatment strategies for addressing the complex symptoms of advanced Parkinson's disease.
Polyglucosan Body Disease, Adult

Polyglucosan Body Disease, Adult

Important It is possible that the main title of the report Polyglucosan Body Disease, Adult is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...
Special Cocoa Drink May Improve Age-Related Memory Loss

Special Cocoa Drink May Improve Age-Related Memory Loss

Findings don't apply to regular chocolate or hot cocoa, however
Recognition and Treatment of Neurologic Wilson's Disease

Recognition and Treatment of Neurologic Wilson's Disease

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.
Alzheimers News Page

Alzheimers News Page

Find timely health and medical news on Alzheimer’s Disease at WebMD.
Video Game 'Addiction' More Likely With Autism, ADHD

Video Game 'Addiction' More Likely With Autism, ADHD

Study cites poor peer relationships as one reason these kids embrace gaming
Long-Term Effects of Having a Sympathectomy

Long-Term Effects of Having a Sympathectomy

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
A Vaccine for Alzheimer's?

A Vaccine for Alzheimer's?

After the widely publicized failure of a potential vaccine for Alzheimer's disease in 2002, new hope may be on the horizon.
Neuroimaging in Dementia

Neuroimaging in Dementia

This comprehensive review examines the tools available to the neuroradiologist for evaluating patients with cognitive impairment or dementia, as well as the implications of radiologic findings.
What I've Learned About Infectious Diseases

What I've Learned About Infectious Diseases

This article answers several challenging questions about the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases.
Surgical Management of Meningoencephaloceles and CSF Leaks

Surgical Management of Meningoencephaloceles and CSF Leaks

Tegmen defects may predispose to the development of meningoencephaloceles and spontaneous CSF leaks, potentially leading to meningitis. The authors describe their surgical approach in these cases.