Pneumococcal bacteria are commonly carried in the nose and back of the throat and usually cause minor conditions such as bronchitis. However, pneumococcal bacteria can also cause bacterial meningitis. This is when the lining of the brain and spinal cord becomes inflamed, which can cause serious co
This is, as the title suggests, a touch on my story.This is the direction I have decided to take my life since my diagnosis.I am also looking for your stories to potentially write a "chicken soup for the soul" type book.
Tethered cord syndrome is a neurological disorder in which the spinal cord can't grow normally. The spinal cord stretches farther than it should, and this results in blood vessel, nerve cell and nerve fiber damage.
Carotid stenosis is a narrowing of neck arteries that increases stroke risk. The usual way of correcting stenosis is with surgery, but a less invasive option, carotid artery stenting, is available under certain conditions.
The discovery that specific, small areas in the brain shrink as the earliest stages of Alzheimer's disease begin -- even before symptoms are noticeable -- may help researchers develop ways to treat, or even prevent, the disease.