Neuroscience


Roundup: U.S. Deaths from Alzheimer’s Up 55%;...

Deaths caused by Alzheimer’s disease surged by 55 percent from 1999 through 2014, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

June 2, 2017 / 3 min read


Surviving Brain Aneurysms With Advanced Care

Brain aneurysms — bulges in the walls of blood vessels — are like ticking time bombs in your head. While not all aneurysms require a repair,...

June 1, 2017 / 5 min read


F.A.S.T.: Know the Signs of Stroke (Video)

Someone in the U.S. has a stroke about every 40 seconds, and strokes kill about one person every four minutes, according to the American Stroke...

May 24, 2017 / 2 min read


7 Ways to Reduce Your Stroke Risk...

About half of American adults have at least one risk factor for stroke, including high blood pressure, high blood sugar or being overweight. Moreover, many...

May 17, 2017 / 3 min read


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