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Multiple Sclerosis and Headaches - How Bad Can They Be?

While we all get a headaches from time to time most of them can be easily gotten rid of with an over the counter medication such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen. When it comes to MS and headaches many patients report that the pain is excruciatingly painful. The incidence of both cluster and migraine h

Molecular Events of Brain Metastasis

The authors address the key events that lead to macrometastasis to explain epiphenomena as dormancy and multiplicity and offer a paradigm for the preferential homing of metastatic cells to the brain.

Seizure Disorders

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

Nervous System Fun Facts for Kids

The nervous system is responsible for receiving information and relaying that information to the brain. Without the nervous system it would be impossible for us to live and function on a daily basis.

Medical Marijuana: The State of the Science

In this comprehensive review of the literature, Dr Michael Schatman discusses the available evidence and current controversies surrounding the use of cannabinoids in medicine.

How to Treat a Sciatic Nerve Injury

Your sciatic nerve injury may cause pain, numbness, weakness, or tingling in your leg. Causes can be a herniated or slipped disc, degenerative disc disease, spinal conditions, pelvic injuries that compress the nerve, and tumors. Pain from a sciatic nerve injury, or sciatica, may be severe and moveme

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Important It is possible that the main title of the report Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis 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. ...

New Diagnostic Criteria for Alzheimer's Disease

The authors summarize new criteria for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment which were recently published in the journal Alzheimer's and Dementia.

Dementia: Is Gluten the Culprit?

Medscape speaks with Grain Brain author Dr. David Perlmutter on the idea that excess carbohydrates and gluten are major contributors to dementia.