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- A new rule in Wisconsin limiting full contact in practices has significantly cut down on concussions sustained by high school football players.
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- Different cultures have different ideas on what can cure hiccups, but recently Mental Floss investigated the validity of these claims and found surprising news.
- After being hit with several lawsuits, the NFL may finally be starting to look out for its players in the doctor's office.
- Learn the surprising facts about the medical mystery of anesthesia, from waking up during surgery to suffering amnesia post-surgery.
- National Geographic Channel will premiere a live, deep brain stimulation (DBS) neurosurgery on Sunday, Oct. 25.
- Simultaneously holding in your pee while trying to tell a lie could help you sound and look more convincing.
A neurological disorder is any disorder of the body's nervous system. Structural, biochemical or electrical abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord or other nerves can result in a range of symptoms. Examples of symptoms include paralysis, muscle weakness, poor coordination, loss of sensation, seizures, confusion, pain and altered levels of consciousness.There are many recognized neurological disorders, some relatively common, but many rare.