Neuroscience


B.E.S.T. Responders Tend to Stroke Patients When...

To say that time is critical for stroke patients coming into the ER is an understatement. The team of healthcare professionals at Baptist Hospital, working...

May 15, 2019 / 3 min read


Stroke Questions Answered: Why are Rates Rising...

Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death for adults in the United States and the No. 1 cause of disability, according to the American...

May 13, 2019 / 4 min read


Stroke Risks in Those Under 55: First...

While the stroke rate continues to slide in people 55 and older, the opposite seems to be occurring among those in younger age groups —...

April 30, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Top Sleep Health Myths Online; Phone...

These Common Sleep Myths Could Hurt Your Health, Researchers Find People can do fine with five or fewer hours of sleep every night, right? Wrong....

April 19, 2019 / 5 min read


Nobel Laureate: We’re Closer to Getting Answers...

Alzheimer’s is a cruel and mysterious disease. There is no cure, and there are many unanswered questions as to its onset and treatment options. A...

March 18, 2019 / 2 min read


Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain Health...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults can undertake, provides brain health...

February 7, 2019 / 3 min read


Stent-Like ‘Flow Diverter’ is Saving Patients with...

Yadira Erriguible, 66, recalls suddenly losing something most people take for granted. “I lost my sense of taste and smell,” she says. “This was in...

January 23, 2019 / 3 min read


Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Treat Parkinson’s Disease

Pete Cotto had an important goal to achieve – walk his daughter down the aisle to get married. But the shaking, tremors and trouble walking...

January 10, 2019 / 3 min read


CDC Warns About Rare, Polio-Like ‘Mystery Illness’...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning parents about a rare disease known as acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a polio-like “mystery illness”...

October 18, 2018 / 3 min read