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Multiple Sclerosis Medications

Multiple Sclerosis medications are what any new patient will want to learn about when first diagnosed with a serious disease such as MS. Multiple Sclerosis affects the body by the immune system gradually destroying the sheath covering the nerves. The nerves deteriorate over time and unfort

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.

Preventing Falls

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

Does Tongue Thrusting Happen With Trigeminal Neuralgia?

Trigeminal neuralgia is a highly painful chronic condition that afflicts the trigeminal nerve, which is responsible for providing sensation to the face, scalp and oral cavity. Also known as tic douloureux, it is frequently triggered by blood vessels compressing the nerve or by degenerative changes i

MS Numbness on the Left Side - What Causes It?

Of all the different symptoms of multiple sclerosis, some form of numbness or tingling sensation in at least one extremity is one of the most common. MS numbness on the left side is the symptom that seems to be the most prevalent even though the numbness can actually occur in any of your extremities

Natural Remedy for Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a nerve disorder that manifests as sharp or shooting pain, tingling and numbness in the hands and feet. The disorder can originate from injury, chemotherapy, exposure to toxins, infections, alcoholism and complications of HIV. Peripheral neuropathy can also result as a comp

Autism Risk Rises With Mother's Age

Regardless of the father's age, a child's risk of autism rises with the age of the child's mother. Moms 40 and older are 77% more likely to have a child with autism, compared to mothers under age 25.

Pregnancy Hormone May Help Treat MS

Prolactin, a pregnancy hormone, may repair nerve damage and might help treat multiple sclerosis (MS), Canadian researchers report.

Early Intervention in Alzheimer's Disease

Could earlier diagnosis of and intervention in Alzheimer's disease have a significant beneficial effect on the cost of current and future treatments?

About Idiopathic Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a medical condition that causes seizures. There are different types of seizures that can happen. Each person with Epilepsy is is affected differently. While there is no cure, there are treatment options. The best thing you can do is learn all you can about your condition and seek the adv

Mental Exercises Slow Alzheimer's Disease

Coupling the drug Aricept with regular mental stimulation dramatically slows the decline of Alzheimer's disease in people with mild or moderate disease compared with medications alone, new research shows.