Neurological Conditions : Health & Medical
An accident occurs or a degenerative condition is present.The spinal cord runs through a cavity formed by the bony structures of the spine. It is protected not only by a cage of bone, but by ligaments, tissues and spinal fluid. Sometimes, however, an accident or degenerative condition can...
Utilizing fMRI, this study aimed to identify the behavioral and neural correlates of intuitive and counterintuitive judgments across a wide range of moral situations.
Concussions are serious injuries that result from a severe blow to the head. While athletes such as boxers and football players are often prone to concussions, any person who gets into a car accident or falls down and strikes their head could also potentially get a concussion. There are several typi
Occipital neuralgia is a particular kind of headache. Its characteristics include pain in the upper neck, the back of the head, behind the ears and usually on one side of the head. The scalp might be tender to the touch; there may be pain behind the eyes and forehead; and the headaches may cause lig
A new type of magnetic resonance imaging technology may soon help doctors diagnose acute stroke, as well as assess certain neurological, cognitive, and behavioral disorders such as autism, attention deficit disorder, and schizophrenia.
MS, short for multiple sclerosis, is an incurable neurological system disease. In an individual with multiple sclerosis, the immune system progressively destroys the myelin sheath covering the axons of nerve cells within the spinal cord and brain. As the covering deteriorates, the brain will gradual
What is the spinal cord?The spinal cord is a soft bundle of nerves surrounded and protected by the backbone (spine). It runs down the middle of the back from the brain to about the waist through the spinal canal. The brain and the spinal cord make up the central nervous system. Messages between the