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What are Monoclonal Antibodies?

Antibodies are glycoproteins within the immunoglobulin (Ig) superfamily that serve a critical role in the functioning of the immune system. An antibody is shaped like a Y; the stem of the Y, which is known as the constant or Fc region, mediates the immune response by...

Migraine Facts and Statistics

Migraine is a neurological disease that affects approximately one billion people worldwide. In fact, according to the Migraine Research Foundation, it is the third most prevalent disease in the world. To give you an idea of how common and impactful migraine is in the...

Tips to Improve Workplace Migraine

A migraine during the workday can make things more difficult to deal with. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, over 90 percent of those with migraine are either not able to work or function normally when one occurs (O’Donnell, 2018). However, there are...

New Criteria for Earlier MS Diagnosis

New Criteria for Earlier MS Diagnosis An international panel of neurologists who are leading experts in Multiple Sclerosis approved new revisions to the standard diagnostic criteria for MS, with the goal of diagnosing the disease earlier in patients while also...

Diagnosis and Treatment of ADD/ADHD

Diagnosis A diagnosis of ADD/ADHD in a child, adolescent or adult requires that certain criteria must be met, according to the guidelines in the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic Statistical Manual, Fifth Edition (DSM-5). This includes the number of...

The Stigmatization of Migraine

While migraines themselves are often painful and disruptive to a person’s life, many who suffer from migraines also suffer from the stigmatization of the disease, which can lead to a discrediting of the illness, discrimination, family issues, and more. The...

What is ADD/ADHD?

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A brain disorder that can cause both learning and behavioral difficulties in children, adolescents, and adults. Although these terms are often used interchangeably, there are differences...

Train Your Brain Like a Muscle

In general, as we age, we tend to find it more difficult to learn new information and recall memories. By exercising the brain and the various aspects of brain function, we can maintain or improve our brain fitness. Mental challenges in multiple domains are necessary...