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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.
Word Tests May Predict Gains for Kids With Autism

Word Tests May Predict Gains for Kids With Autism

Toddlers' brain responses corresponded with later language, thinking and self-care skills
Multiple Sclerosis: Bladder Problems-Credits

Multiple Sclerosis: Bladder Problems-Credits

ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicinePrimary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerBarrie J. Hurwitz, MD - NeurologyLast RevisedFebruary 15, 2012
Chelation Study for Autism Called Off

Chelation Study for Autism Called Off

Federal officials have abandoned a proposed study of a controversial alternative therapy for autism, leaving parents who believe in the treatment disappointed and angry about the move.
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?
Post-Polio Syndrome-Other Places To Get Help

Post-Polio Syndrome-Other Places To Get Help

A list of resources for information on Post.
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
Diseases of the Anterior Upper Third of the Posterior Fossa

Diseases of the Anterior Upper Third of the Posterior Fossa

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.
ADHD Therapies

ADHD Therapies

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of ADHD therapies including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.
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
Alzheimers News Page

Alzheimers News Page

Find timely health and medical news on Alzheimer’s Disease at WebMD.
Pacemakers Could Cut Sudden Death in Epilepsy

Pacemakers Could Cut Sudden Death in Epilepsy

Pacemakers could help protect epilepsy patients from sudden unexplained death, say British researchers.
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
Ultra-High-Field MR Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis

Ultra-High-Field MR Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis

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.