In-depth information on different kinds of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Patient experts inspire and guide with practical advice on how to manage conditions, be an effective caregiver, and more.
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Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a very rare but serious neurological condition that mimics polio. In 2018, 223 cases were reported in the U.S. — more than ever before. Like the flu, this virus changes every year — here’s what to know to stay ahead of it.
Our Caregiving Expert, Carol Bradley Bursack, shares how she responds to insensitive comments toward elders.
Words like "suffering" and "patient" place dementia in a tragedy narrative and make it difficult for the caregiver to stay positive.
After years of debilitating symptoms, MS patient advocate Lisa Emrich shares a bit of hopeful news – that MS can get better, and the gifts her condition has given her today.
Enjoying a day at the spa involves a few more steps when you have MS. Patient advocate Trevis Gleason offers a useful guide to help you get the most out of your experience.
While there is no “MS diet" that has been proven to be an effective treatment, there is increasing evidence that an anti-inflammatory diet, similar to the Mediterranean diet, may be beneficial in minimizing MS symptoms. Here are foods to include and avoid as part of your healthy diet.
Despite tremendous advances in the understanding of Alzheimer’s disease, scientists have yet to pinpoint the causes of the disorder.
Multiple sclerosis is a life-altering condition — it's not just going to alter your partner's life, it's going to alter yours, too. However, that doesn't mean it's the end of life and your relationship as you know it. Find ways to be a supportive partner, while keeping your spark alive.
Participating in a research study of any new experimental MS therapy is important, but that’s not the only way to get involved in research. You can also get involved by sharing information about yourself and participating in surveys through programs like iConquerMS™, and more.
Researchers adapted a diagnostic test originally developed for prion diseases like mad cow disease to detect abnormal clusters of tau protein in the brain.