Headache is common after childbirth, and while usually benign, clinicians must be vigilant for serious or life-threatening causes in the postpartum period. Here's what to look for.
Early signs of autism have been seen in children younger than 2 years old. Learn about the autism diagnosis process and how doctors identify signs of autism in children.
Dizziness and vertigo are common symptoms following minor head trauma. In this article, the authors review possible causes of dizziness after concussion.
Prehospital CT imaging can reduce delay in critical diagnosis and treatment of stroke. This brief review summarizes recent studies and provides an outlook on potential future developments.
The most frequent solid tumors spreading to the spine are breast, lung, or prostate carcinomas.
Optic nerve drusen occurs when an abnormal buildup of protein-like material builds up on the optic disc. This condition progresses gradually, and there is no definitive treatment, but under certain circumstances there are treatment options that may be considered.
Experts say finding should reassure parents of young children
The CDC reports that about 5% of U.S. children aged 6-17 have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to their parents.
Getting around the house safely and securely can be easier than you thought with "Safety Hand Grips".Besides the usual places where grab bars are used, like the bathroom, shower and toilet.Safety Hand Grips can be put in all those other areas around the house where you also need the extra
Approximately 4 million people in the U.S. have Alzheimer's disease, and it is estimated that the number could increase. Many still drive, posing a risk to others and themselves with a "substantially increased accident rate", according to the American Academy of Neurology.
Here's hope for those who fear they lost too many brain cells to youthful dissipation: Researchers at Cornell University have demonstrated that cells from an area of the brain essential for learning and memory can regenerate in a laboratory dish.
WebMD explains the diagnosis and treatment of myasthenia gravis.
A list of resources for information on Meningitis and Group B Streptococci.
Multiple Sclerosis is a serious condition of the Central Nervous System (CNS) that causes damage to the brain, spinal chord and even the optic nerves. A protective cover of the nerves is damaged, usually beyond repair, and the proper communication of nerve fibers is dramatically impacted.
Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of the various treatments for childhood ADHD including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.
A brain hemorrhage occurs when blood vessels burst and brain tissue is damaged by a sudden influx of blood. Brain hemorrhages are also known as hemorrhagic strokes and can occur either in the actual cerebral cortex of the brain or within the subarachnoid space between the brain's gray matter and the
Can a brief, educational intervention help achieve drug withdrawal in patients with medication over-use headache?
A guide to the various stages in medical training.
Twelve sudden deaths in American kids taking Adderall have led Canada to suspend sales of the drug.
While there are many effective anti-seizure drugs, none have been shown to prevent epilepsy after stroke, TBI, or in brain tumors. What's the status of research, and where do we go from here?