June 23, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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When is Tourette Syndrome Actually Autism?

Latest Neurology News THURSDAY, June 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — More than one in five children with Tourette syndrome also tests positive for autism, a new study shows. But it’s unlikely that so many children actually have both disorders. What’s more probable is that Tourette’s symptoms often mimic or seem

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June 22, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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Rogue Genes May Cause Some ALS Cases

Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, June 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Gene mutations may cause up to 17 percent of cases of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in patients with no family history of the disease, a new study finds. ALS, often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neurological

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June 21, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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Migraine vs. Headache: Differences and Similarities

What is a migraine vs. headache? Headaches are one of the most common health problems that doctors and other health care professionals treat. It is among the most debilitating health conditions in the world. Although many people describe all moderate to severe headaches as “migraine,” there are specific criteria used

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June 21, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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Periodic Paralysis Syndrome (Types, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Diet)

What Is Paralysis? Paralysis is the loss voluntary movement. Paralysis affects only muscle or limb is called palsy, or partial paralysis. A person with total paralysis (paralysis of all muscles) can be caused by a variety of things like botulism or hypokalemic periodic paralysis. Click for more causes of paralysis

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June 20, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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Seizure vs. Seizure Disorders (Differences and Similarities)

Epilepsy Symptoms and Signs Epilepsy is a brain disorder that belongs to a group of over 40 seizure disorders. It’s not contagious and it’s not caused by a mental illness or disability. Seizures are a symptom of epilepsy. When a person with epilepsy has a seizure, they have symptoms like

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June 19, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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Study Cites Top Reasons Young Autism Patients Are Hospitalized

Latest Neurology News FRIDAY, June 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Having a mood disorder significantly boosts the odds that young people with autism will be hospitalized for psychiatric care, according to a new study. People with autism are often hospitalized when their behavior problems overwhelm their caregivers, the study authors

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