Neurosciences Stories

Epilepsy surgery advancements can eliminate seizures, improve patients’ memories

Epilepsy surgery advancements can eliminate seizures, improve patients’ memories

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Recent advancements have made epilepsy surgery safer and more effective. Dr. Lega discusses when physicians who care for patients with epilepsy should consider referring them for a surgical evaluation.

Breaking news: New stroke procedure quadruples care timeline

Breaking news: New stroke procedure quadruples care timeline

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Research released at the 2018 LA International Stroke Convention suggests that certain stroke victims might benefit from a brain-saving stroke therapy up to 24 hours after a stroke, compared to the six-hour window to which doctors have previously adhered.

Can we diagnose and treat depression faster?

Can we diagnose and treat depression faster?

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Two new studies at UT Southwestern will help physicians find a way to diagnose and treat depression faster and more accurately.

Planning for pregnancy when you have epilepsy

Planning for pregnancy when you have epilepsy

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If you have epilepsy and want to have a baby, there are precautions to take before, during, and after pregnancy.

Ocrevus for aggressive MS improves function, reduces disability

Ocrevus for aggressive MS improves function, reduces disability

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Learn about the benefits of the innovative medication Ocrevus and its role in the future of MS treatment.

See the signs of a stroke, save a life

See the signs of a stroke, save a life

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Know the signs of a stroke and act FAST to save a life.

Continuing Medical Education

Continuing Medical Education

 

First CME courses of 2017 focus on GI, neuromuscular, and bone diseases.

Vic’s story: Glioblastoma and a ‘Magic Johnson miracle’

Vic’s story: Glioblastoma and a ‘Magic Johnson miracle’

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Vic Zanetti talks about being diagnosed and treated for grade 4 glioblastoma, and how he plans to keep outrunning it until medicine can catch up.

A look at how ‘sleep genes’ may affect our circadian rhythms

A look at how ‘sleep genes’ may affect our circadian rhythms

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A study about “sleep genes” in mice might explain why we need sleep, and how we may be able to treat sleep disorders in the future.

No approved therapy? Consider becoming a research volunteer

No approved therapy? Consider becoming a research volunteer

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Without research volunteers like Sheri Evans, clinical advancements toward new medical treatments simply aren’t possible.