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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.
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.
What Are the Initial Symptoms of the MS?

What Are the Initial Symptoms of the MS?

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
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
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.
Biomarkers in Parkinson's Disease

Biomarkers in Parkinson's Disease

Where do we stand in identifying biomarkers for effective diagnosis and surveillance of Parkinson's disease?
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
Antidepressant May Fight Alzheimer's Disease

Antidepressant May Fight Alzheimer's Disease

An experimental antidepressant drug called rolipram may offset some effects of Alzheimer's disease.
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.
Types of Dementia

Types of Dementia

Learn about types of dementia from the experts at WebMD.
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
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.
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.
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