UNC Health Talk

Category: Brain Health

Young woman going to the doctor with leg pain

November 2, 2021

Treating Transverse myelitis, a Rare Spinal Cord Disease

Transverse myelitis causes disability and pain, but recovery can be possible with early treatment.

Neurology

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Woman Doing Yoga On A Yoga Mat

July 7, 2021

Understanding Small Fiber Neuropathy

A burning sensation in your toes can be a sign of an underlying health condition.

Neurology

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young woman lays under blanket, looking at smartphone

September 16, 2020

The Effects of Smartphone Usage on the Brain

Here’s what researchers know about how smartphones affect your mind.

Coronavirus, Neurology

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UNC patient Victor Texiera rides his bike on a rural road

December 25, 2019

Multiple Sclerosis Won’t Keep Him Off the Road

Victor Texeira rides his bike 30 miles per day, five days a week. This is quite an athletic feat for anyone, but it is especially impressive given that he has multiple sclerosis (MS).

Neurology, UNC Stories

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Illustration of a person receiving a medication via nasal spray

June 24, 2019

FDA Approves Groundbreaking Rescue Treatment for Cluster Seizures

The nasal spray is the first medication approved in more than 20 years to treat this symptom of epilepsy.

Brain Health, Health, Neurology

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older man having vision examined by doctor

March 11, 2019

What Happens When You Have a Stroke

Strokes can present themselves in varying ways, but a quick response means a better chance at full recovery.

Neurology, Stroke

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UNC Neurology patient Russ Flowers and his wife Mary Jo

December 17, 2018

One Couple’s Journey with Primary Progressive Aphasia

This neurocognitive disorder that interferes with language abilities has changed the lives of Russell Flowers and his wife, Mary Jo.

Neurocognitive Disorders

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