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neurology

Unraveling Alzheimer’s

Scanning technology spots problems sooner, leading to earlier treatment and better management of a thus-far incurable disease.

Relapse-fighting MS drug gains FDA approval

The new treatment, Mavenclad, is recommended for patients who have seen less success with other MS medications.

Let go of your grudge

Hanging onto bitterness does nothing to settle up with those who have wronged you—and at day's end, it'll lead to anxiety and depression.

Top 7 migraine myths

They're a real and debilitating problem for millions of us, yet misunderstanding persists. Here are the facts.

Up next: Cognitive corrosion?

Echoing a page from mom's book of axioms, researchers find that excessive television viewing can 'rot your brain' as you age.

America’s migraine problem

Millions suffer from these intense, recurring headaches. Are we taking them seriously?

Parkinson’s pandemic looms

Declines in smoking and an increase in aging populations, environmental contaminants point to a massive rise in cases in the coming years.

Wakeful nights, woeful days

Lack of sleep leads to stagnancy in brain regions that control dopamine, which invariably leads to dreary days of body aches.

A harbinger hormone?

Researchers suspect high levels of a key hormone in the blood could hint at a person's risk of developing age-related ailments, such as weakness and poor balance.

4 moves to bolster your back

These key exercises can help you zero in on the critical muscle groups needed to enhance overall back strength.

Frailty—dementia risk factor?

New research indicates a frail brain could be more susceptible to neurological problems such as dementia, as the patient is less able to cope.

Banish those blues

Fitness, food, light therapy and socialization can help fend off the seasonal sadness that befalls many amid winter's dark and dreary months.

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