Getting active could help boost memory

Physical activity is good for the body and the brain, but what about people with thinking and memory difficulties?

January 7, 2018 0
PATIENT STORY

Hidden tremors

They can walk but can't stand still: Some folks live for years with a medical mystery before they get a diagnosis.

November 15, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

A stroke of luck and good fortune

Called the 'miracle man,' Stanley Carey is back on his feet and enjoying life without limits after a severe stroke nearly took him down.

October 20, 2017 5

Migraine? Know your triggers

When one strikes, you should have a log handy to write down possible causes such as food, environment and sleep disruptions.

October 17, 2017 1

10 factors to predict bleeding risk in stroke survivors

New method may aid doctors in assessing harms, benefits of anti-clotting drugs.

August 12, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘They make you feel like you’re somebody’

A stroke victim's newfound love of painting helped her reclaim strength and self-confidence.

August 9, 2017 0

Surgical relief for Parkinson’s

New approach lets patients “sleep” through a deep brain stimulation procedure.

June 14, 2017 3
PATIENT STORY

‘I took my life back’

Avid fisherman Jim Ehnen despaired over his Parkinson’s diagnosis―until he found hope.

May 22, 2017 8
PATIENT STORY

‘We stand together fighting epilepsy’

Skyler Moomey, 15, is battling convulsive seizures. And winning.

May 1, 2017 5
PATIENT STORY

Gabe’s story

Gabe Dehen, 2, has a terminal genetic condition—but his parents are clinging to hope for a miracle.

March 28, 2017 12
PATIENT STORY

‘She has a guardian angel’

When Brianna Laux, 12, faced a life-threatening brain condition, her mother believes “all the stars were aligned” for success.

March 6, 2017 9

Troubling trend in senior prescriptions

In patients 65 and older, use of opioids, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotics more than doubled from 2004 to 2013.

February 22, 2017 0