Neuroscience


Does Gluten Affect the Brain?

There’s certainly been a lot of talk about gluten. That’s because many experts believe that more than 50 percent of Americans are gluten sensitive to...

April 9, 2014 / 3 min read


Football Helmets Offer Little Protection from Concussions

Football helmets only reduce the risk of traumatic brain injury by 20 percent, compared to not wearing a helmet, according to preliminary results of a...

March 14, 2014 / 2 min read


Stress—What a Pain!

C’mon! You know that treadmill of pain:  When you’re hurting, you think about your pain and thinking about pain makes you ache and obsess even...

March 10, 2014 / 3 min read


New Stroke Guidelines for Women

To improve awareness among women and physicians, guidelines have been specifically created for the first time to better help prevent stroke in women.

March 7, 2014 / 2 min read


Dementia May Signal Pneumonia in Elderly

More frequently, elderly patients in the 70s, 80s and older are seeing their doctors and finding out that fresh episodes of disorientation are actually caused...

February 14, 2014 / 2 min read


Watch Now: Brain Surgery While Awake

When doctors at Baptist Health Neuroscience Center discovered that 27-year-old Sandra Cruz had a brain tumor, they suggested she undergo an innovative procedure that keeps...

January 22, 2014 / 1 min read


Concussions Hit Younger Athletes Harder

Football is the No. 1 sport (followed by soccer) that causes the highest frequency of concussions, up to 10 percent of players each season. Of...

October 4, 2013 / 3 min read


Get Stroke Smart

Baptist and South Miami Hospitals are part of a countywide Stroke Network, a collaboration with the Fire Officers Association of Miami-Dade, aimed at getting the...

September 3, 2013 / 2 min read


Tips to Improve Your Memory

Memory loss becomes a serious issue when it affects daily activities. That's when it's time to consult your doctor who may refer you to a...

August 2, 2013 / 3 min read


Baptist Health Hospitals Again Named to Prestigious...

Much like movie industry executives await the Oscar nomination list every January, hospitals look forward to July, when U.S. News & World Report releases its...

July 16, 2013 / 2 min read