Category: Neurology

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, Research

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Senior couple embracing in front of home

October 28, 2021

Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease? Here’s What to Do Next

During a scary time, educating yourself and connecting with others can help.

Alzheimer's

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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

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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, 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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