Health Facts Plus: Brain Diseases

Health Facts Plus: Brain Diseases

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From the National Institutes of Health

Brain Basics: Know Your Brain (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)

Computed Tomography (CT): Head (American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America) Also available in Spanish Diagnosis of Brain, Spinal Cord, and Nerve Disorders: Procedures (Merck & Co., Inc.) Diagnostic Methods: Electrophysiology (We Move) Functional MR Imaging (fMRI): Brain (American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America) Also available in Spanish

Neurosurgery - What Is It? (Patient Education Institute) - Requires Flash Player Also available in Spanish Radiosurgery: Operating on the Brain without a Scalpel (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)

Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Cerebral Atrophy (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Corticobasal Degeneration (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Encephalopathy (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Kuru (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Meningioma (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Neuronal Migration Disorders (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary

BrainWork (Dana Foundation) - Links to PDF

ClinicalTrials.gov: Brain Diseases (National Institutes of Health)

Research Identifies Proteins That Direct Formation of the Brain''s Communication Circuits (10/29/2005, National Institute on Drug Abuse)

Anatomy of the Brain (American Association of Neurological Surgeons) Atlas of the Body: The Brain -- Lobes (American Medical Association) Atlas of the Body: The Brain -- Side View (American Medical Association) Brain and Nervous System (Nemours Foundation) Also available in Spanish Interactive Tour of the Brain (National Brain Tumor Foundation)

Find a Board-Certified Neurosurgeon (American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons) Find a Neurologist (American Academy of Neurology)

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Periventricular Leukomalacia (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)

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The primary NIH organization for research on Brain Diseases is the

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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Date last updated: 02 January 2007 Topic last reviewed: 14 December 2006