Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition which affects around 100,000 people in the UK today. For sufferers with mobility issues a Mobility Scooter can be a solution which allows them to continue with a "normal routine" unaided, allowing them to retain some freedom and independence.
A premature ventricular contraction of the heart, or PVC, is what people often call a "palpitation." Although it is considered normal to have PVCs on an infrequent basis, a pattern of these occurrences is cause for further investigation. Older adults are more likely to experience them, and conscious
Seizure signs and symptoms are associated with temporary changes in behavior, consciousness, perception, physical movement and sensations. Signs and symptoms associated with seizures may occur before the seizure, during the seizure and after the seizure. However, it is possible to experience a seizu
Pressure sores (bed sores) are an injury to the skin and underlying tissue. They are a frequent and sometimes serious complication of a spinal cord injury (SCI). They can range from mild reddening of the skin to severe complications, such as infection of the bone (osteomyelitis) or blood (sepsis). T
A 52-year-old female patient in my practice has a strong family history of Alzheimer's disease (AD) (her mother, an uncle, a cousin, and possibly a grandparent). What would be your advice to her regarding risk factors? Is there anything she can do to reduce her risk for developing AD? For ...
An advisory panel urged the FDA to place strong warnings on all stimulant drugs used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) because of a potential risk of heart attacks, strokes, and sudden death.
New research is challenging the long-held belief that autism affects only those regions of the brain that control social interaction, communication and reasoning -- suggesting, instead, that the disorder impacts the entire brain.