Neuroscience


Clot-Busting Drug Stops A Stroke In Its...

Healthy and fit at 49, Miami-Dade County homicide detective David Denmark doesn’t seem like a typical stroke victim. “For you to ask if I thought...

May 10, 2017 / 2 min read


Comprehensive Stroke Center Offers Highest Level of...

Caring for stroke victims needs to be prompt and comprehensive to avoid debilitating or even fatal outcomes. That’s why the Joint Commission, which accredits U.S....

May 3, 2017 / 2 min read


Diet Sodas Linked to Higher Risk of...

Millions of Americans opt for diet sodas to avoid unnecessary weight gain or other health problems tied to sugar-heavy beverages. But those very popular diet...

April 24, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Sharp Rise in Colorectal Cancers in...

Most colorectal cancers are still diagnosed in people older than 50, but a surprising new report finds that young people have double the risk of...

March 3, 2017 / 3 min read


David Cassidy’s Struggle Spotlights Impact of Dementia

By going public with his diagnosis of dementia, former teen musical idol David Cassidy has put a new spotlight on memory-diminishing brain disorders, of which...

February 21, 2017 / 3 min read


Exercises for Relieving ‘Text Neck’ (Video)

There are simple stretching exercises you can do to alleviate this condition. Of course, if the pain and discomfort do not go away, you should...

December 27, 2016 / 2 min read


Brain Aneurysms: Most Are Found ‘Incidentally’

"Most patients are lucky to have the aneurysms incidentally found through a CT scan or MRI after complaining of migraines, sinus issues, memory loss, dizziness...

October 18, 2016 / 3 min read


Roundup: 1 in 4 Medicare Patients are...

Nearly 5 million Americans aged 65 and older, who are Medicare prescription-drug enrollees, are not taking their blood pressure medication as directed, possibly increasing their...

September 16, 2016 / 3 min read


Spine Fractures Treated with Surgical ‘Cement’

A cement-like substance, known as polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), that pushes aside any bone fragments within the vertebra and quickly hardens.

September 12, 2016 / 2 min read