Tag: Baptist Health Neuroscience Center

Stroke Rate Rising Among Younger Adults (Video)

While the stroke rate continues to slide in people 55 and older, the opposite is occurring among younger adults starting...

February 27, 2019

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,”...

January 23, 2019

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...

January 10, 2019

1 in 5 U.S. Adults Suffer From...

About 20 percent of U.S. adults live with chronic pain, which frequently limits leisure or work activities, according to a...

September 17, 2018

“Brain on Fire” Condition Explained: What’s Anti-NMDA...

Awareness about anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis increased earlier this year when Netflix aired Brain on Fire, a movie that tells the...

August 30, 2018

Preventing and Treating Back Pain

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 80 percent of adults living in the United States will...

June 27, 2018

Stroke vs. Aneurysm: Different Symptoms, Treatments (Video)

A stroke is a life-threatening medical emergency that can be triggered by two different events: ischemia, referring to an ischemic...

May 30, 2018

Alcohol and Brain Health: Even ‘Moderate Drinking’...

Can even moderate drinking — one or two beverages a day containing alcohol — be detrimental to your health? Yes,...

May 22, 2018

New 24-Hour Stroke Protocol Treats More At-Risk...

A new protocol for treating patients with the most common type of stroke – the type triggered by a blood...

May 21, 2018

‘Alarming’ Brain Study Questions Safety of Tackle...

A new study has found that kids who play tackle football at or before the age of 12 could be...

May 14, 2018

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CDC Issues Alert on ‘Inflammatory Syndrome’ in Children Linked to COVID-19 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a health alert...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Grilled Veggie Kabobs

With Memorial Day weekend around the corner, are you planning a cookout with your household? So many times, only the protein is on the menu....

Treating Substance Use Disorders During the...

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With drinks like the Quarantini, many people are toasting to their colleagues and friends and de-stressing from everything COVID-19 through virtual happy hours. It may...

After Ankle Replacement, It’s Smooth Walking...

Capt. Spencer Slate, the skipper of his own scuba diving boats in Key Largo, was always active in sports while growing up in North Carolina....

New Technology at Baptist Health Speeds...

“Time is brain” is a phrase used by neurologists that refers to what happens in the critical minutes and hours after someone suffers a stroke....

Children’s Health: Home Pools and Swimming...

While public pools and beaches remain mostly closed off to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, swimming safety still needs to be top-of-mind for families...

COVID-19 Roundup: Concerning Drop in Childhood...

CDC Reports on Alarming Decrease in Childhood Vaccinations During COVID-19 Pandemic Routine childhood vaccinations have decreased significantly since the COVID-19 pandemic began, according to a...

Keeping Young Athletes On Track During...

Many student athletes around the country are feeling lost during this COVID-19 pandemic. Spring seasons were cut short or canceled entirely and the status of...