Science Diction: The Origin Of The Word 'Epilepsy'

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Could A Lack Of Empathy Explain Cruelty?

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According to the International Dyslexia Association, approximately 1 in 5 people suffer from dyslexia, a learning disability that makes reading difficult. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Prize-Winning Poet: Discovering 'My Dyslexia' At 58

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Benefits For Severely Disabled Children Scrutinized

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Improv For Alzheimer's: 'A Sense Of Accomplishment'

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Mining the Disabled List for Insight Into Baseball Injuries

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Remodeling Hearts With Stem Cells

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Can "Stem Cell" Treatments Help Athletes?

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Growing Hearts and Bones

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A man pushes a friend in a wheelchair following an event in Beijing to raise awareness of accessibility issues for the disabled. Ng Han Guan/ AP Photo hide caption

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Karen Butler could get her American accent back with intensive speech therapy, but she likes her new one. Jane Greenhalgh/NPR hide caption

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A Curious Case Of Foreign Accent Syndrome

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XMRV, a mouse virus, may be an artifact of laboratory experiments rather than the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome. Whittemore Peterson Institute hide caption

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Army Nurse Helps Soldiers Heal From Burn Wounds

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