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Scientists 'Rewrite' Bad Memories in Mice
Manipulation of brain cells can switch negative emotions to positive ones, researchers say
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Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis Spinal stenosis is a condition in which the spinal canal narrows and pinches the nerves, resulting in b...
Cervical Disk Rupture
Cervical Disk Rupture The vertebrae in your spine are cushioned by soft disks. When one of the disks in your neck (whic...
Your Guide to the Brain and Nervous System
About the Brain and Nervous System
Your brain and spinal cord make up the central nervous system, which connects to nerves throughout your body.
Neurological Tests and Procedures
The nervous system is complex, and diagnosing nerve problems can be challenging. But your doctor has many tools to help in the evaluation.
Neurological Conditions and Disease
From chronic low back pain to degenerative conditions like Parkinson's disease, this category spans a broad range of conditions.
Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders
Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, but other conditions can also cause memory and thought problems.
Headaches
Headaches are a common neurological complaint. They are generally classified as migraines, tension headaches, or cluster headaches.
Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases
When a clot blocks blood flow to the brain or a blood vessel in the brain bursts, the entire body can be affected.
Understanding Rehabilitation
If you've had a stroke or brain or spinal cord trauma, or you have a neuromuscular disorder like Bell's palsy, rehabilitation can help you recover more quickly.
Healthy Brain
A healthy brain is built on a heal
Children and Neurological Conditions
The first sign of a neurological problem may be a delay in developmental milestones or changes in movement or reflexes.
Stroke: Test Your Knowledge
Stroke Quiz Find out how much you know about strokes and what causes them. 1. A stroke is caused by a blood clot or burst blood vessel that stops the flow of blood to an area of the brain. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The blockage (clot of blood or some other mass) or bursted blood vessel leads to a sudden partial loss of brain function. Without oxygen and important nutrients, the affected brain cells are either damaged or die within a few minutes. A. True B. False...
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