Diseases and Disorders

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Men with ADHD are often diagnosed in their childhood, but for girls a diagnosis may not occur until well into adulthood.
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The brain’s ability to rebuild broken connections is the key behind recovering from brain injuries and strokes.
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They’re taking over Amazon and Kickstarter. But do they live up to the hype?
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Chronic pain can cause severe cognitive effects, but relief may come from a surprising source.
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Christopher Giza, professor of pediatic neurology and neurosurgery, explains what happens when you’re knocked out.
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Learn about recent Alzheimer’s Disease research and discover classroom resources covering the basics.
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Mark Goldberg, chair of the department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics at UT Southwestern Medical Center, answers your questions about strokes.
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Most people don’t know the staggering sex disparity amongst Alzheimer’s patients: two-thirds of those patients are women. Why?
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Not only does exercise help us maintain a healthy weight and heart, it can also support brain function and mental health.
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Epilepsy arises from misfiring cells and circuits.
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In response to the rising opioid epidemic, neuroscience researchers worldwide are working to develop new treatments for chronic pain.
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Deep brain stimulation, or DBS, takes advantage of electricity to treat brain disorders like Parkinson’s disease.
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Sleep is vital for keeping your brain functioning and your mental health sound.
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