Health & Medical: About Infant Seizures

About Infant Seizures

Seizures in infants are different from incidences in adults and teenagers. Because a baby's brain is still developing and growing, infant seizures are fragmented. It's also an increasingly scary situation for parents, since the baby cannot communicate any symptoms and observation of stiffening and n

Health & Medical: Pervasive Developmental Disorders

Pervasive Developmental Disorders

WebMD explains pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs), including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Health & Medical: Food for Epilepsy

Food for Epilepsy

A person who has epilepsy is prone to seizures that occur from an electric discharge in the brain, which in turn causes a loss of control of the central nervous system. Although having epilepsy can be a challenge, it can be managed. Accomplished people such as Theodore Roosevelt, Leonardo Da Vinci a

Health & Medical: ADHD Therapies

ADHD Therapies

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

Health & Medical: Alzheimer's Research Making Leaps and Bounds

Alzheimer's Research Making Leaps and Bounds

'There's something wrong with my mind, but I don't know what,' was how Lottie Sowinski's grandmother described what they both would soon know was Alzheimer's disease.

Health & Medical: MS: Get the Help That You Need

MS: Get the Help That You Need

Sometimes when people are ill they slide into a state of accepting things the way they are - even if they aren't working for them anymore. There are several things that those with Multiple Sclerosis patients can do that will improve their life.

Health & Medical: Peripheral Neuropathy Plexus Brachialis Treatment

Peripheral Neuropathy Plexus Brachialis Treatment

Peripheral neuropathy of the plexus brachialis is a medical condition that causes reduced sensation, limited movement and pain in the shoulder and arm. The nerves in the plexus brachialis, or brachial plexus, link the spinal cord to arm nerves.

Health & Medical: Genetic Mutation Tied to ALS

Genetic Mutation Tied to ALS

New research ties amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly called Lou Gehrig's disease, to a certain gene mutation.

Health & Medical: Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures

Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures

Osteoporosis is "a systemic skeletal disease characterized by low bone mass and micro-architectural deterioration with a consequent increase in bone fragility with susceptibility to fracture."

Health & Medical: Alzheimer’s Disease Death Toll Higher Than Thought

Alzheimer’s Disease Death Toll Higher Than Thought

The number of people who die from Alzheimer’s disease may be five times higher than previously thought, researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago say. Read more at WebMD.

Health & Medical: Empathic Neural Responses to Distress vs Joy

Empathic Neural Responses to Distress vs Joy

Does empathizing with another's joy utilize the same neural networks and invoke the same level of neural response as empathizing with their pain or distress? This study utilized fMRI to find out.

Health & Medical: Vestibular Migraine

Vestibular Migraine

Dizziness and vertigo are common symptoms following minor head trauma. In this article, the authors review possible causes of dizziness after concussion.What constitutes vestibular migraine? Learn about the clinical symptoms, differential diagnosis, and treatment of this unusual migraine variant in

Health & Medical: Artificial Disc Technology

Artificial Disc Technology

Learn about the advancement of a technique that may become the treatmentof choice for lumbar and cervical disc disease.