Phobias are associated with major alterations in brain activity as detected by functional imaging studies.
Although tremendous advances in research and medical ethics have been made since the mid-20th century, questions continue.
Nostalgic experiences trigger metabolic activity and blood flow in several brain regions and can be a useful emotional strategy or a harmful addiction.
Ovarian tumors are most often associated with paraneoplastic syndromes, but other tumors can produce antibodies that target CNS structures.
Second-impact syndrome remains a hotly debated diagnosis. A recently published case report evoked 3 commentaries from concussion management experts.
While we might like to think we have what it takes to determine whether someone is lying or telling the truth, research shows it’s not that easy.
A genetic mutation suspected to be associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis risk has been confirmed through a large-scale research effort.
Do vitamins and natural supplements have any place in the treatment of serious neurological conditions? How would you handle patient inquiries?
Alien hand syndrome, a rare neurological symptom, may be produced by a number of etiologies and more than one specific region of cerebral damage.
Who is most likely to be affected by Alice in Wonderland syndrome? Would you consider a toxicology screen or neuroimaging for afflicted patients?