A culture that tells people to "man up" when it comes to nudity invites strange problems.
Healthcare providers tend to think paralyzed people have a very low quality of life. Actual spinal cord injury survivors tend to feel differently.
When people preemptively take pain medications, they often make things worse.
Clinical decision-making will always be imperfect. But there are ways to make it better.
Deep brain stimulation, currently used to treat tremors, may one day be able to preserve and restore memories.
Depending which part of the brain is affected, different skills will be preserved or impaired in various types of cognitive decline and dementia. This gradual reformation is what may allow the emergence of new artistic abilities.
Yesterday evening the U.S. Secretary of State was hospitalized in New York City for treatment and monitoring of a thrombosis in a cerebral vein. What that means
How people with neurologic disorders open and utilize new channels of expression
There's a difference between being in a coma and a vegetative state. The stories confusing the two are hindering organ donor education.
Hospitalizations have become an accelerated process, and today's medical practitioners are often too busy to go over all of the specifics.