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Neuroscience

Patient Story

‘I do everything now’

After doctors installed a small device in his spine, Don Ferris is enjoying a life without back pain—for the first time in years.

Patient Story

On the air with Alzheimer’s

Ginger Sisson, 80, and her son team up for a candid podcast about life with this neurodegenerative disease.

Build a healthy brain—at any age

Lifestyle changes and brain-boosting activities can help bolster cognitive health well into your later years.

Patient Story

‘Catch me if I fall’

For Tim Brouwer, a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis felt devastating—but it also opened him to a world of hope and kindness.

Patient Story

‘Exciting possibilities’

Parents, grandparents and caregivers assemble their time and talents to help a Michigan boy in his battle against a rare form of epilepsy.

Patient Story

‘Time equals brain’

When she suffered a stroke, quick treatment led Mary Kleinheksel to a remarkable recovery—and a chance to sing again.

Patient Story

‘A gift from God’

Rick Freehafer coped with essential tremor most of his life. Then he learned about a procedure—and a team—that could set things right.

‘They acted so fast’

A retired Michigan grocer is alive today thanks to his wife's quick reaction and a speedy response from an expert stroke team.

Is ADHD linked to poverty?

Early childhood trauma can change the brain and genes—putting lower-income children at extraordinary risk.

Could smartphones complicate migraines?

Our ever-present iPhones and other devices might have some curious effects on health—but there's no conclusive proof.

A dementia-Parkinson’s gene?

Memory and thinking skills may decline faster in Parkinson's patients who have a high-risk gene variant.

A new approach to glioblastoma?

More aggressive surgeries that target the tumor and its surrounding tissues could improve survival period.