Category: Neurology

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, Research

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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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Senior woman looking pensively out window

August 17, 2018

How Diabetes Might Increase Your Risk of Dementia

There is a link, but research is inconclusive as to why. Here are some theories.

Dementia, Diabetes

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illustration of a brain with electric waves around it

March 15, 2018

Your Brain, on Electricity

Weak streams of electricity directed into the brain could help conditions such as depression, schizophrenia and chronic pain.

Brain Health, Mental Health

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rows of prescription bottles

January 24, 2018

How Over-the-Counter Sleep Aids Can Hurt Your Brain

Even if a drug is sold as “non-habit-forming,” it could cause symptoms such as confusion and memory loss.

Brain Health, Sleep

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