Neuroscience


Rare Brain Condition Brings Antigua Man to...

Few people know what an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is. Robert Hall certainly didn’t –until he suffered a brain seizure on August 23rd and awoke to...

December 9, 2019 / 4 min read


Sudden Paralysis Reversed By Quick, Aggressive Treatment

On Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, two days before she was scheduled to leave for college, Sophie awoke unable to move her legs and the family’s...

November 1, 2019 / 1 min read


Florida Keys Stroke Victim Calls Recovery a...

When you’ve just suffered an acute stroke, what happens next could mean the difference between facing a lifetime of disability or walking out of the...

October 1, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Traumatic Brain Injuries in Kids; E-Cig...

Activities, Products Linked to Most Traumatic Brain Injuries in Kids, Teens Most traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, among children and teens in the United States...

August 2, 2019 / 4 min read


‘Early Mobility’ Gets ICU Patients Home Faster

The simple act of breathing is so automatic we don’t even think about it – especially when we’re asleep. Unless you’re Anthony Joseph Plater, who...

July 16, 2019 / 2 min read


Defying the Odds: He Survives Twice-Ruptured Brain...

A network engineer and father, Javier Quintana, 53, was very active and physically fit, playing tennis regularly and weight training three times a week. But...

July 9, 2019 / 2 min read


Roundup: Working Overtime and Stroke Risk; Coffee...

Working Long Hours, Over 10 Years, May Increase Risk of Stroke, Study Finds Stress from too many hours at work over several years may increase...

June 28, 2019 / 4 min read


First in S. Florida: New ‘WEB’ Device...

It’s called WEB, short for Woven EndoBridge, and it’s a self-expanding mesh ball made of nickel titanium that is implanted within aneurysms located in the...

June 18, 2019 / 3 min read


Stroke Survival: What You May Not Know...

You’ve probably heard about the F.A.S.T. system of recognizing stroke symptoms. But did you know that it just takes one of those symptoms — not...

May 21, 2019 / 4 min read