Brain & Memory

Nurse checking patient's blood pressure to catch early warning signs of stroke. May 15, 2019

Surviving a stroke: Why access to a comprehensive stroke center matters

Timing is everything when it comes to stroke survival. Here’s what’s unique about a comprehensive stroke center, from cerebrovascular surgery options to neurocritical care.

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Brain & Memory Heart & Vascular

acoustic neuroma May 8, 2019

Understanding acoustic neuromas

Acoustic neuromas are slow-growing, noncancerous tumors that can affect hearing and balance.

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Brain & Memory

Doctor speaking with patient and giving good news March 18, 2019

Surgical intervention options for epilepsy

A surgical procedure might help if antiepileptic medications aren’t successful or if medication side-effects are bothersome.

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Brain & Memory

multiple sclerosis facts and myths February 28, 2019

6 myths about Multiple Sclerosis

A Vanderbilt expert sets the record straight on common misconceptions about this autoimmune disease.

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Brain & Memory

Epilepsy physician analyzing patient's seizure history and diagnosis November 8, 2018

What to do when epilepsy medication doesn’t work for you

If antiepileptic meds don’t prevent your seizures, you have other options.

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Brain & Memory

concussion baseline testing August 15, 2018

Baseline testing aids in treating concussions

Learn the importance of having baseline testing before concussions strike.

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Brain & Memory Fitness Prevention

memory training tips March 19, 2018

5 steps to a better memory

By giving your mind a workout, you may be able to boost your memory power. These five memory training tips can help.

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Aging Well Brain & Memory

Alzheimer's prevention November 13, 2017

What you can do now to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s later

Alzheimer’s is not a part of growing old. There is no cure for the disease once you have it, but evidence shows that a healthy lifestyle will reduce your risk of getting Alzheimer’s later in life.

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Aging Well Brain & Memory Prevention

fibromyalgia September 22, 2017

Understanding chronic fibromyalgia pain

Fibromyalgia is a cluster of symptoms. Here's what to know about this mysterious condition.

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Brain & Memory Mental Health Sleep