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Horrible Pain In The Upper Neck...Help! by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 05 Nov 2010 1:09pm I've had this horrible pain in my upper neck on my left side whenever I turn my head to the right. What can i do to fix the pain? It's almost unbearable... Try massaging the occipital muscles. These muscles attach from the skull to the 1st 2 vertebrae. They are easy to find. Run your fingers down the back of your skull until you feel the ... Read on »
While Doctors Are Optimistic, Prognosis for Wounded Congresswoman Is Unclear by HealthFinder Posted Mon 10 Jan 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink It could be a year before extent of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' recovery is evident, experts say. By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
First report of a primary intracerebral angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 5:59pm The esteemed Dr. Chad DeFrain provided me with a case report from the American Journal of Surgical Pathology (2008;32:478–484) which describes the first reported case of a primary intracerebral angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma. The relatively large tumor was located in the left occipital lobe. A team led by Dr. Arie Perry at Washington Universit ... Read on »
-Friday Thru Tuesday- by Sarah Rippel Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm Friday June 19' s Run I’m playing catch-up, so here are the recaps of my workouts from last Friday June 19 thru today, Tuesday June 23. Friday, I got up and ran through a nice, older neighborhood.  I didn’t have a plan on where I was going, I just wanted to run.  It felt good to do so, although I believe the heat (even though it was ... Read on »
Blood and Oxygen Go Together Like a Horse and Carriage by A. Brewster S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 30 Oct 2008 3:24pm Monday, I ended up in the ER. I had just gotten home from the Y and was making breakfast (sausage biscuits from MAC!) for my grandson, when my vision started to split in half. My grandson became one half and then disappeared (in my line of vision, of course) I also began seeing flashing lights (an aura, I found out later). Not one t ... Read on »
Ted Kennedy Dies at 77 - Brain Cancer by A. Brewster S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 26 Aug 2009 10:35pm When I first became aware that Senator Kennedy had suffered what was at first thought to be a stroke last May, I was stunned. But, as the day progressed and the news related that his medical event had been a seizure I had a feeling that a tumor would be diagnosed. That is how I was diagnosed. A seizure. CT Scan. MRI. Opinions. Dia ... Read on »
Susceptibility of domestic cats to chronic wasting disease by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 14 Dec 2012 6:09pm Susceptibility of domestic cats to chronic wasting disease Candace K. Mathiason1,#, Amy V. Nalls1, Davis M. Seelig1, Susan L. Kraft2, Kevin Carnes2, Kelly R. Anderson1, Jeanette Hayes-Klug1 and Edward A. Hoover1 + Author Affiliations 1Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Patholo ... Read on »
Panic Attacks May Reveal Previously Unsuspected Chronic Disseminated Lyme Disease by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:58am Journal of Psychiatric Practice November, 2000 VIRGINIA T. SHERR, MD The author describes the histories of three patients with panic-like episodes that turned out to be related to underlying, previously unsuspected tick-borne diseases. Each woman experienced symptoms that are not usual in panic disorder but are typical of neurological Lym ... Read on »
Why is there HOPE? by Ali Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Fri 02 Oct 2009 3:07pm When I started doing research in to Bray's condition, learning that he was missing parts of his brain was devastating. You automatically assume that because the entire brain isn't there, means that you can't exist. There were hours upon hours of time spent in utter denial because I couldn't wrap my own mind around the fact that he indeed did exis ... Read on »
Literacy Re-wires the Brain by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 03 Dec 2010 4:22pm In a  study published today in Science , functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) was used to study the brains of 63 adults: 10 were illiterate, 22 learned to read as adults, and 31  learned to read as children. Brain responses to spoken and written language, visual faces, houses, tools, and checkers were examined. The main differenc ... Read on »