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FIGHTING BACK AGAINST PARKINSON’S DISEASE
Exercise, exercise, exercise. In fact, that’s the advice given to almost all patients with Parkinson’s. In the end, our goal is to help people fight back against Parkinson’s.
She Embroiders Brain Images, Writes, and Creates Games It's Not Always Perfect, and That's OK
Dr. Alison Christy, working with Dr. Zack London, created a card game called Endowed Chairs, featuring 12 prominent women from the history of neurology, to amplify the names of these women in our history.
Weight gain after deep brain stimulation tied to electrode location in subthalamic nucleus
Dr. Amelia Heston and colleagues examined the relationship between electrode contact location in deep brain stimulation (DBS) and subsequent weight gain, as current data linking electrode location to postprocedural weight gain are inconsistent.
Higher blood sugar linked to faster loss of brain power in stroke survivors
Dr. Deborah A. Levine, "Having a stroke increases a person's risk of dementia up to 50-fold...These findings suggest that higher cumulative blood sugar levels after stroke contribute to faster cognitive decline.
Man Identified With Rare Mutation That Protects From Alzheimer’s Disease : ScienceAlert
“It’s just such an important new avenue to pursue new therapies for Alzheimer’s disease,” said Dr. Kaczorowski, a researcher at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.