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Neuronal Correlates of Social Cognition in BPD

Utilizing fMRI, this study investigated the neuronal basis of stages of social cognition, such as face processing and emotion recognition, in patients with borderline personality disorder.

Antipsychotic Drugs for Alzheimer's?

The antipsychotic drugs Zyprexa, Seroquel, and Risperdal may help some Alzheimer's patients, but their side effects should be carefully weighed, a new study shows.

Multiple Sclerosis Exercises - Can Multiple Sclerosis Exercises Help?

Depending on the severity of multiple sclerosis, exercises can mean different things to different people. Very recently I attended a number of sessions of physiotherapy. My initial reaction was that the exercises were much too gentle and would not have any effect nor make any improvement on my balan

How to Repair Nerve Damage

Injuries such as burns or broken bones cause nerve damage. Sometimes high blood pressure and diabetes, if left untreated, cause nerve damage throughout the body. Symptoms of nerve damage include pain or tingling in the affected area, weakness and numbness. If the nerves are damaged in organs or bodi

Do Cell Phones 'Excite' Your Brain?

Talking on a cell phone excites the brain, Italian researchers find -- but they don't yet know whether this is good or bad.

Deep Brain Stimulation

This overview of deep brain stimulation explores its current and investigational use across a wide spectrum of neurological and psychiatric disorders.

What Is the Function of the Sciatic Nerve?

The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body and runs from the lower portion of the spine, through the buttocks and down into the thigh and lower leg. It is responsible for feeling and movement in the major muscles of the hamstring, lower leg, and foot. Sciatica, a disorder caused by irritat

MS Diet Pros and Cons

Generally when you are looking at both the good and the bad side of any kind of diet, you would expect to find at least somewhat of an even balance between the two. When you look at MS diet pros and cons, you have a slightly different slant on the picture as the number of advantages that come with e

Signs & Symptoms of a Pinched Back Nerve

According to The Spine Universe website, a pinched nerve can cause severe back pain and other problems. Pinched nerves are often the result of an injury from a fall or car accident. Physical therapy and other treatments can correct the problem, but some people suffer with the pain for...

Injury Related Pain Vs. Neuropathic Pain

When you have injured a part of your body, cells send messages to your spinal cord and then to your brain indicating that you are in pain, according to the United States Department of Health and Human Services. Neuropathic pain, however, is not so cut and dried.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)-Topic Overview

Information on multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic neurological disease that involves the central nervous system-specifically the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves.