September 19, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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Parkinson’s Disease Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ

Title: Parkinson’s Disease Quiz: Test Your Medical IQCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 8/23/2011 12:53:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 6:54:29 PM

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September 19, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ

Title: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Quiz: Test Your Medical IQCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 9/13/2011 2:41:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 6:59:36 PM

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September 18, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Symptoms, Causes, Life Expectancy

ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) definition and facts* *Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis facts medical author: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a rapidly progressive, invariably fatal neurological disease that attacks the nerve cells responsible for controlling voluntary muscles. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is sometimes called Lou

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September 13, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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Clues to MS May Lurk in Gut Bacteria

TUESDAY, Sept. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Certain types of bacteria in the gut may play a role in the progression of multiple sclerosis, according to researchers working with mice. Latest Neurology News The research, the study authors believe, could lead to new ways to treat multiple sclerosis (MS), an

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September 11, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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Football Fans Still Loyal Despite Concerns About Players’ Brains

SUNDAY, Sept. 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Football remains America’s favorite professional sport, even though a majority of fans admit they’re concerned about brain injuries to players, according to a new survey. Latest Neurology News Among 1,000 Americans questioned, 77 percent of those who follow pro football believe head injuries

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September 11, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology
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Health Tip: Myths About the Aging Brain

(HealthDay News) — Scientists are uncovering new information about the human brain every day. But misinformation still abounds. The Global Council on Brain Health recently examined and disproved these myths about the aging brain: MYTH: Older people can’t learn new things.TRUTH: Something as simple as meeting new friends and remembering

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