Stiff-person syndrome is an autoimmune disorder of the nervous system, often resulting in progressive, severe muscle stiffness and spasms of the lower extremities and back. [...]
Winter means snow starts falling in many parts of the country. But there's a different kind of snow that appears year-round for some people across [...]
Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators have identified key clinical findings that can help clinicians recognize patients with potentially treatable causes of rapidly progressive dementia, who [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My husband has had terrible neck pain for a few years. It has gotten to the point where he cannot turn his head [...]
Epilepsy is a neurological disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations, and sometimes loss of awareness. Anyone [...]
November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about the causes of and risk factors for epilepsy.
Epilepsy is a neurological [...]
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. Many people who have relatives with this disease worry that it [...]
LA CROSSE, Wis. — Taylor Suhr thought he was dying.
"I was terrified," Taylor says. "I woke up, and there were a bunch of tubes coming out [...]
Epilepsy is a complicated condition that most people are aware of but few know much about.
November is Epilepsy Awareness Month, and Dr. Joseph Sirven, [...]
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder that causes brain cells to waste away and die. Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, which is a [...]
Epilepsy is a neurologic central nervous system disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations and sometimes loss [...]
World Stroke Day is Saturday, Oct 29. Stroke is the second-leading cause of death worldwide and affects almost 800,000 people in the U.S. annually.
A stroke can occur when the [...]
When someone has a stroke, every second is crucial. The longer it takes to receive treatment, the more likely it is that damage to the [...]
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