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Women's brain health and Alzheimer's Disease

Almost two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women. To help stave off an epidemic of Alzheimer’s disease in women, brain health should be at the top of every woman’s healthy living checklist. Find out more.

Hemifacial Spasm

Hemifacial spasm is a medical condition characterized by involuntary twitching of the muscles of facial expression affecting one side of the face. Read about a patient’s experience in dealing with this condition.

Doing our best for Pituitary disorders

Pituitary disorders are still considered by some “rare”, although many experts consider them unfortunately rarely diagnosed. Find out what you can do in this article by Marriage & Family Therapist, Linda M. Rio.

Cervical Dystonia neck pain

September is dystonia awareness month. Cervical dystonia is a painful condition that affects the neck and causes the head to tilt to one side, or causes the head to tremble. People often think that this is due to muscular issues but actually cervical dystonia is a neurological dysfunction caused by misfiring nerves. Discover answers from movement disorders specialist, Dr. Melita Petrossian, to 7 everyday questions about cervical dystonia.

Early detection of brain cancer

By the time patients start getting treated for brain cancer, their prognosis is often very poor, with an average survival of 14 months. Find out how early detection of cancers is emerging as a promising field of exploration.