How OA Patients Recover From Total Hip Replacement
Although total hip replacement is often an effective treatment option for osteoarthritis, some factors may affect how well patients recover from the surgery.
6 Celebrities with Sleep Disorders
Sleep disorders can dramatically impact daily life. Here are some celebrities who have had issues with sleep disorders.
Common Signs of Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that has a wide range of symptoms, from numbness of the arms and legs, to paralysis, even diminished brain function.
Age Related Eye Disease and Alzheimer's Didn't Seem Linked
While the chances of developing age-related macular degeneration or Alzheimer’s disease increase with age, older adults who develop one of these diseases are not necessarily at a greater risk of developing the other.
Stress Disorders in Tuberous Sclerosis
In tuberous sclerosis, benign tumors can develop on multiple organs all over the body. But for some patients, the mental effects, in addition to the physical effects of this rare condition can be an additional problem.
Linking Blood Pressure to Dementia
Keeping blood pressure in check is high on the priority list for many older people, mainly because blood pressure tends to rise with age. And blood pressure that's out of whack can signal a serious health problem.
Speaking Two Languages Could Delay Dementia
¿Cómo estás? How are you? If those sentences are equally familiar to you, you may be bilingual. And that could mean good things for your aging brain.
Exercise for the Mind in MS
Exercising is good for your overall health; it may even improve mental health. And recent research suggests that exercise could benefit multiple sclerosis (MS) patients with depression.
FDA Approves Second Brain Imaging Rx for Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia Evaluation
The US Food and Drug Administration today approved Vizamyl ( flutemetamol F 18 injection), a radioactive diagnostic drug for use with positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of the brain in adults being evaluated for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and dementia.
When It's More Than a Migraine…
Suffering from migraines can significantly impact an individual's quality of life. It's not hard to imagine that migraine sufferers may be at risk for depression as well.