Neuroscience


Marine Geologist Quickly Resumes Active Life After...

Pam Reid, a marine geologist & professor at the University of Miami, is a very active 72-year-old, traveling to such locations as the Atacama Desert...

March 9, 2022 / 4 min read


‘I Basically Got My Life Back’ –...

In March 2020, college student Gianna Schembari, 23, began to battle an illness that she would later learn is an extremely rare disorder of the...

March 2, 2022 / 3 min read


How Accessing Arteries has Evolved from Femoral...

The femoral artery — referring to the main blood vessel supplying blood to the lower body near the groin — had been the most common...

January 28, 2022 / 4 min read


New Front-Line Drug Therapy for Stroke Patients...

Since 1995, patients arriving at a hospital within 4.5 hours of onset of stroke symptoms have been treated with alteplase, a type of tPA medication...

January 18, 2022 / 3 min read


Minimally Invasive ‘HiFU’ Beat Her Essential Tremor:...

Life with “essential tremor” — one of the most common movement disorders — is disruptive and debilitating. So much that just handling a glass of...

December 1, 2021 / 3 min read


To Keep a Healthy Spine, Try Following...

Regular stretching, strengthening and low-impact exercises, especially Pilates, can help reduce chronic or acute back pain for many people. Most significantly, exercising and resting with...

November 10, 2021 / 3 min read


World Spine Day: Pandemic Pushes Low Back...

Long before the pandemic, back pain was the second-most common cause of a visit to the doctor after the common cold. Issues with the cervical...

October 15, 2021 / 4 min read


Brain Aneurysms: Vital Insights Into This Complex,...

There is no doubt that a brain aneurysm — a weak spot on an artery that balloons or bulges out and fills with blood —...

September 28, 2021 / 5 min read


International Patient’s Positive Attitude Aids in Her...

A routine trip to the supermarket became anything but for Grand Cayman resident Tania Slijper. The 57-year-old had just pulled up to the parking lot...

September 27, 2021 / 2 min read


Pain Management Solutions: More Options Help Chronic...

At least 20 percent of U.S. adults live with chronic pain, which frequently limits leisure or work activities, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease...

September 27, 2021 / 3 min read