Having a child with autism affects the entire family. WebMD asked the experts what families can expect after a child is diagnosed with autism. Here's what they said about five common issues and about how families can cope with them and thrive.
As many as three-fourths of the 36 million people worldwide who have Alzheimer's disease or other dementias have not been diagnosed, limiting access to treatment for patients and support for caregivers, a new report finds.
A study published in the May 2008 issue of Obesity Reviews shows that weight matters when it comes to warding off dementia: Obese people have an 80% increased risk for Alzheimer's disease compared to those with normal weight.
GrievingAdjusting to life after a spinal cord injury and learning to live with new limitations can be extremely frustrating. A spinal cord injury (SCI) is a life - changing event for you and your loved ones, and getting used to a limited ability to move or feel sensation is difficult and can take a