Category: Neurology

UNC patient Hanna with her Dr. Higgins and Dr. Rauf

November 9, 2023

What You Need to Know About Glioma Brain Tumors

The location and severity of this rare condition determine how doctors treat it.

Brain Cancer, Neurology, Patient Stories

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Portrait old woman looking at viewer

November 6, 2023

Beyond Memory Loss: Alzheimer’s Signs and Treatment Options

Know the early signs of cognitive decline and why it matters to see a professional early.

Alzheimer's, Geriatrics, Neurology

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Two older women chat, carry yoga mats and water bottles as they walk in a park

May 5, 2023

Memory Loss—Normal Aging or Mild Cognitive Impairment?

MCI can progress to dementia, but it often doesn’t.

Geriatrics, Neurocognitive Disorders

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Nurse wearing pink scrubs holds the hands of a senior patient

March 30, 2023

Focused Ultrasound Ablation Helps Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

High-powered sound waves can destroy targeted tissue and reduce motor problems.

Neurosurgery, Parkinson's Disease

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close-up image of a person putting a red bell pepper into a mesh bag filled with other vegetables in a grocery shopping cart

March 17, 2023

The Best Diet for Multiple Sclerosis

Eat fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins to feel better.

Multiple Sclerosis, Nutrition

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Female provider/caretaker helps an elderly female patient down some stairs

February 28, 2023

Understanding Parkinson’s Disease

Symptoms can cause difficulty walking and talking, but treatment can help.

Neurology, Parkinson's Disease

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physical therapist provider helps older male patient walk on a treadmill

February 10, 2023

Questions and Answers About Multiple Sclerosis

Newer treatments can control symptoms and slow the disease’s progression.

Multiple Sclerosis, Neurology

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older woman floats in a pool, smiling toward the sun

January 20, 2023

8 Ways to Prevent or Delay Dementia

Taking care of your whole body is good for your brain health.

Brain Health, Dementia, Geriatrics

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young woman lays under blanket, looking at smartphone

January 5, 2023

What Your Phone Might Be Doing to Your Brain

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

Brain Health

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adult puts hand behind the head of a child that has fallen down outside

November 14, 2022

6 Do’s and 2 Don’ts If You See Someone Having a Seizure

Keep calm and safe and help if you can. Here’s how.

Epilepsy, Neurology

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Medical drawing of human brain with the center lit up in pink color

November 11, 2022

Epilepsy Is a Common Brain Disorder That Causes Seizures

With the right treatment, seizures can be controlled.

Epilepsy, Neurology

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Adult daughter embraces mother, both women sitting by a window

October 31, 2022

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Stroke

Longer life expectancy for women can mean more strokes.

Neurology, Stroke, Women's Health

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