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Wine May Cut Decline in Thinking Skills

Wine May Cut Decline in Thinking Skills

Drinking wine in moderate amounts may reduce the risk of cognitive decline in some people and may even protect against dementia, a new study shows.
Creatine May Boost Brain Performance

Creatine May Boost Brain Performance

The supplement creatine may have some memory- and intelligence-boosting effects, a new study says.
Mimics and Chameleons in Motor Neurone Disease

Mimics and Chameleons in Motor Neurone Disease

Motor neurone disease -- or ALS as it is known in the USA -- can have considerable variation in clinical course, and some chameleon-like presentations. How can a definitive diagnosis be made?
Treating Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

Treating Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

Are you dealing with MS relapses? Get tips and support to help you cope with MS flares.
Ask the Experts - What Is the Best Modality for Diagnosing Pure...

Ask the Experts - What Is the Best Modality for Diagnosing Pure...

What is the diagnostic modality of choice in a young patient with pure neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome causing denervation and atrophy in C8 and T1 root distribution muscles? If imaging is negative, should this patient be explored surgically?
Endoscopic Transpedicular Thoracic Discectomy

Endoscopic Transpedicular Thoracic Discectomy

Learn about the surgical technique and outcomes for a minimally invasiveprocedure designed to repair thoracic disc herniation.
Cognitive Change in Prodromal Alzheimer's Disease

Cognitive Change in Prodromal Alzheimer's Disease

This study investigated the sensitivity of neuropsychological tests frequently used to evaluate mild cognitive impairment in patients with prodromal Alzheimer's disease. Which can be recommended?
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.
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.
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.
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.
ADHD Risk Factors

ADHD Risk Factors

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

Alzheimers News Page

Find timely health and medical news on Alzheimer’s Disease at WebMD.
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.
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
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. ...