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Category: Neurology

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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graphic of brain with lightening strike

June 7, 2018

Will This New Drug Mean Relief for Migraine Sufferers?

Neurologist Gary Jay, MD, answers questions about the newly approved medication to prevent migraines.

Neurology

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cartoon of man grasping his head, wincing in pain

May 3, 2018

Can Eating Hot Peppers Give You A “Thunderclap” Headache?

These terrible headaches aren’t common, but they could be a sign of more serious problems.

Neurology

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