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Non-Movement Symptoms of Parkinson’s Challenge Everyday Life

The lesser-known non-movement symptoms of Parkinson's Disease are often ignored and underreported. They can be hard to manage and create challenges in everyday living. The PMDAlliance created The emPowered! tool to help facilitate communications between doctors and people with Parkinson’s about these bothersome symptoms.

Random Thoughts on ‘The Theory of Everything’

Stephen Hawking overcame the physical affliction of his degenerative neurologic disease (ALS) with his soaring optimism going on to become one of the world's most famous theoretical physicists. Unique aspects of the human brain help explain why.

The Disturbing Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

People are often aware of Parkinson's motor symptoms (slowness, tremor, stiffness) but since the disease involves many parts of the brain, it should not be surprising that symptoms go well beyond motor.
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MdDS Makes You Feel Like You’re Still on the Boat

MdDS is an under recognized neurologic disorder where the rocking sensation you experience after getting off of a boat or a plane persists indefinitely.
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202 Footballers Donated Their Brains to Science—Here’s What We Learned

CTE, a progressive degenerative brain disorder associated with repeated head trauma was diagnosed in 87% of American football players' brains donated for study.

Can Deep Brain Stimulation Make You More Honest?

Advances in Deep Brain Stimulation allow for precise manipulation of areas of the brain that control functions in need of a reboot, even those that determine whether we are honest of not.

CBD Has an Extremely Wide Range of Health Benefits

CBD is a non-psychoactive compound derived from Cannabis sativa. Studies are confirming its benefits in a variety of clinical conditions, including cancer, arthritis, and migraine.
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Most Headache Sufferers Don’t Receive Appropriate Care

Despite being extremely common, headaches are often misdiagnosed and undertreated.

Four Things to Do After Experiencing a Head Injury

A concussion is a relatively mild head injury that can have long-lasting consequences. Here are some steps you can take to be sure you get the help you need.

The Journey from White Lies to the “Bigly” Ones

The slippery slope of repeated lying, especially when the lie benefits the liar, exists in the brain. Dov Michaeli explains.
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Alzheimer’s and the Aging Brain – What’s REST Got to Do...

The REST protein protects neurons against neurotoxic stress. The activity levels of this protein are different in Alzheimer's and the aging brain.

Can Obesity Cause Memory Loss?

A study found that people defined as obese had lost brain tissue.