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Why It's Hard to Pay Attention

The seemingly simple act of paying attention actually requires several different parts of the brain.

Multiple Sclerosis Support - Knowledge is Power If You Know Where to Find It

Finding out that you or a loved one has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis can be both devastating and relieving at the same time. The relief comes at finally knowing why the patient has been suffering with the tremendous variety of symptoms that accompany this disease. To help you learn how to

Tips on Exercising With Diabetes Nerve Pain

If you suffer from nerve pain (neuropathy) due to diabetes, getting proper exercise is important to ensure good health and joint flexibility. While exercising with nerve sensitivity can be more challenging, there are several forms of exercise that can actually help you reduce the amount of discomfor

Fatigue and Multiple Sclerosis: A Review

Nearly half of patients describe MS fatigue as the most disabling feature of the disease. Several pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic measures play a role in the treatment of MS fatigue.

Massage May Soothe Alzheimer's Patients

There may be a reliable, natural way to calm agitated Alzheimer's patients: therapeutic massage. Although little scientific data exists to support its use, practitioners claim they've seen remarkable improvements.

Trigeminal Neuralgia

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

Epidural Sciatic Nerve Treatment

Sciatica refers to leg pain, tingling, numbness or weakness that travels down the sciatic nerve from the lower back through the buttocks and down the back of the leg. It usually affects only one side of the body. Although most cases of sciatica get better on their own over time, epidural injections

Symptoms of a Spinal Cord Stimulator Infection

A spinal cord stimulator is an electronic device implanted next to the spine to help treat chronic back pain. The device, also called a dorsal column stimulator, has wires that deliver a low-level electrical current directly to the spinal cord area. The technology has been in use for more than 30 ye

Peter Pressman's bio

Peter Pressman, M.D. has been interested in the brain and neurology since college. He also has a long-standing interest in scientific education. As a fellow and clinical instructor in neurology, Dr. Pressman is passionate about raising awareness of the nervous system and neurological diseases.

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?

Teen ADHD May Increase Risk for Adult Problems

Teens diagnosed with ADHD are likely to have an array of issues as adults, including problems with physical and mental health, work, and finances, according to new research.