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Spina Bifida Research - Syringomyelia

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  • Spina Bifida Research
    As this eMedTV article explains, spina bifida research is making advances in understanding spina bifida and finding new methods of treatment and prevention. This part of the Web site describes the latest research on spina bifida.
  • Spina Bifidia
    This eMedTV article discusses spina bifida, a neural tube defect characterized by the incomplete development of the brain, spinal cord, and/or their protective coverings. Spina bifidia is a common misspelling of spina bifida.
  • Spina Bififda
    This eMedTV segment gives an overview of spina bifida, a neural tube defect that is characterized by the incomplete development of the brain, spinal cord, and/or their protective coverings. Spina bififda is a common misspelling of spina bifida.
  • Spina Bifina
    This segment of the eMedTV archives talks about spina bifida, which is a neural tube defect that affects over 1,500 U.S. babies each year. This page offers a look at the effects of this condition. Spina bifina is a common misspelling of spina bifida.
  • Spina Bifita
    This eMedTV resource describes spina bifida, a neural tube defect that is characterized by the incomplete development of the brain, spinal cord, and/or their protective coverings. Spina bifita is a common misspelling of spina bifida.
  • Spinabifida
    Spina bifida is a neural tube defect that occurs when a fetus's spine doesn't close properly. This eMedTV page provides an overview of spina bifida and offers links to additional information. Spinabifida is a common misspelling of spina bifida.
  • Spinal Meningitis
    Spinal meningitis is inflammation and swelling within the lining of the brain and spinal cord. As this eMedTV article explains, it is most often caused by a bacterial or viral infection. Symptoms, transmission, and treatment methods are also described.
  • Spine Bifida Occulta
    This eMedTV Web page explains that spina bifida occulta occurs when at least one vertebra is malformed, but the nerves and spinal cord are normal and covered by a layer of skin. Spine bifida occulta is a common misspelling of spina bifida occulta.
  • Spinia Bifida
    This eMedTV segment talks about spina bifida, which is a neural tube defect characterized by the incomplete development of the brain, spinal cord, and/or their protective coverings. Spinia bifida is a common misspelling of spina bifida.
  • St. Louis Encephalitis
    St. Louis encephalitis is the most common human disease caused by mosquitoes in the United States. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at this condition, including information on its causes, symptoms, and prevention methods.
  • Sturge-Weber Syndrome
    As this eMedTV article explains, Sturge-Weber syndrome is a condition that may be diagnosed when an infant has seizures and a port-wine stain birthmark on the face. This resource provides a detailed description of this condition.
  • Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis
    Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis is a serious infection caused by an altered form of the measles virus. This eMedTV article presents a detailed overview of this condition, with information on its symptoms, stages, treatment, and more.
  • Sumatriptan
    Sumatriptan is a prescription drug licensed to treat migraine headaches. This portion of the eMedTV library highlights how sumatriptan works to relieve migraine symptoms, potential side effects of the medication, and some general dosing guidelines.
  • Sumatriptan (Imitrex)
    As this eMedTV page explains, sumatriptan (Imitrex, Alsuma, Sumavel) is approved for the treatment of migraines and, in some cases, cluster headaches. This page takes a quick look at this prescription drug and includes a link to more details.
  • Sumatriptan Dosing
    For treating migraine headaches, the usual dose of sumatriptan tablets is 25 mg, 50 mg, or 100 mg. This eMedTV article also covers sumatriptan dosing for those using the nasal spray or injected forms of the drug -- and lists some general dosing tips.
  • Sumatriptan Transdermal
    Sumatriptan transdermal is a prescription medicine used to relieve symptoms of migraine headaches. This eMedTV Web selection offers an in-depth look at this drug, providing details on how it is applied, side effects, safety precautions, and more.
  • Sumatriptan Transdermal Dosage
    As this eMedTV segment explains, everyone receives the same dose of sumatriptan transdermal. This page further discusses what to expect when using this medicated skin patch. It also outlines some tips for when and how this patch is applied.
  • Sumatriptan Transdermal Information
    Sumatriptan transdermal is used in adults who have migraine headaches. This eMedTV resource provides more information on this medicated skin patch, including possible side effects, general safety concerns, and more.
  • Sumatriptan Transdermal Side Effects
    Tingling and pricking sensations are some of the possible side effects of sumatriptan transdermal. This eMedTV page explores possible reactions to this drug. It also lists statistics on how often reactions to this drug occurred during clinical trials.
  • Sumatriptin
    This eMedTV segment outlines sumatriptan, a prescription drug that relieves migraine headaches. This page discusses when and how to take the drug and symptoms of an overdose. Sumatriptin is a common misspelling of sumatriptan.
  • Sumitriptan
    Sumatriptan is a prescription medication that is used to treat migraine headaches. This eMedTV page covers the effects of sumatriptan, as well as how the drug works and its possible side effects. Sumitriptan is a common misspelling of sumatriptan.
  • Sydenham Chorea
    Sydenham chorea is a disorder affecting muscle movement that most often occurs in children. This eMedTV segment explains how the conditions develops as a complication of acute rheumatic fever and discusses treatment options, prognosis, and more.
  • Symptoms of Acoustic Neuroma
    Loss of balance, ringing in the ears, and dizziness are possible signs and symptoms of acoustic neuroma. This eMedTV segment lists early and late symptoms of this condition, including information on what triggers certain symptoms.
  • Symptoms of Bell's Palsy
    Twitching, weakness, or paralysis on one side of the face are possible Bell's palsy symptoms. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at common signs and symptoms of Bell's palsy, such as drooling, as well as rarer symptoms, such as impaired speech.
  • Symptoms of Huntington Disease
    Mood swings, depression, and involuntary movements are common symptoms of Huntington disease. This eMedTV segment identifies common signs and symptoms associated with both adult-onset and juvenile (early-onset) Huntington disease.
  • Symptoms of Spina Bifida
    The symptoms of spina bifida can include paralysis and a fluid-filled sac protruding from the spinal cord. This eMedTV article covers possible signs and symptoms of spina bifida and explains that some people with the disorder have no outward symptoms.
  • Symptoms of Tay-Sachs Review
    As this eMedTV article explains, symptoms of Tay-Sachs disease are different for infants and adults. This Web page takes a closer look at possible symptoms of the condition, including seizures, loss of motor skills, and muscle weakness.
  • Syringomelia
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers a brief overview of syringomyelia, a condition that causes a cyst to form within the spinal cord. This page also describes possible treatment options. Syringomelia is a common misspelling of syringomyelia.
  • Syringomyelia
    Syringomyelia (when a cyst forms in the spinal cord) can occur due to a tumor or a number of other things. This eMedTV article discusses the condition in detail, including causes, symptoms, treatment, and more.
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