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Other cultures view dementia differently. Could they help us be better caregivers? BlurryMe/Shutterstock.com

Could different cultures teach us something about dementia?

More than 16 million people in the U.S. take care of people with dementia. Could we learn something from how other cultures view dementia as more of a social disease rather than a lonely one?
Campers at Twitch and Shout, a camp for teenagers with Tourette, in Winder, Georgia, say goodbye in this 2014 file photo. David Goldman/AP

Tourette syndrome: Finally, something to shout about

There's more to Tourette syndrome than swearing and shouting. Over the last several years, many life-altering treatments of this tic disorder have become available to patients and their families.
Hydrocephalus is the build-up of fluid pressure which compresses the brain and causes the skull to enlarge. Reuters/Andrew Biraj

How neurosurgeons can now look at your brain through your eyes

Much research has been focused on finding a non-invasive way to measure pressure in the brain, which is an important part of accurately diagnosing neurosurgical conditions.

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