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Neuromuscular Disease

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What is Restless Legs Syndrome?

An Irresistible Urge People with restless legs syndrome (RLS) feel abnormal, uncomfortable sensations in their calves, thighs or feet, often with an irresistible urge...
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Multiple Sclerosis: Defined

OVERVIEW An estimated 400,000 people in the United States live with multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is a condition in which the body's own immune system...
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Schizophrenia: Defined

OVERVIEW Schizophrenia is a severe, chronic disorder of the brain. Often confused for multiple personality disorder, schizophrenia is marked by a different interpretation of reality....
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Dementia and the Risk of Unnecessary Medications

Most dementia patients in nursing homes in Canada were prescribed unneeded medications in high numbers, even during the last few months of life, study...
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Got Parkinson’s Disease? Get Exercise

Regular exercise reduced decline and improved mobility in people with Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease is a chronic condition that causes muscle tremors and reduces mobility....