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Searching Out Tsunamis to Help Brain Injury Patients

University of Cincinnati researchers are looking deep inside the brain to figure out why some head injury patients recover and others do not. A new study hopes to prove that doctors can monitor so-called “brain tsunamis” with a non-invasive cap of electrodes. Medium: WVXU 91.7 FM Listen to the segment >

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New Outpatient Infusion Treatment Center Offers Relief for Migraine

West Chester Hospital now offers relief from disabling migraines in the form of the region’s only outpatient dihydroergotamine (DHE) infusion center. Medium: Lead Magazine Read the article >  

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Head Injury, Kids and Contact Sports

Head Injury, Kids and Contact Sports

The death of Mohammed Ali created questions about head injuries and Parkinson’s disease. Medical Edge Reporter Liz Bonis talks to Alberto Espay, MD, MSc, director of the James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, about possible links. Medium: Local 12 WKRC-TV Watch the segment >

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Coach Teaches Students Importance of Recognizing Signs of Stroke

A local coach is teaching his students the F-A-S-T slogan used by the American Heart Association to help them learn the early warning signs of stroke. Medium: Local 12 WKRC Watch the segment >

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Massive UC Health Center Moves Forward

The Cincinnati Planning Commission approved a zoning change that allows UC Health to move forward on a $50 million, 120,000-square-foot outpatient center for the treatment of people with neurological and psychiatric diseases. Medium: Cincinnati Business Courier Read the article >  

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9 Things Cancer Experts Do To Avoid Getting the Disease

Advice from top oncologists and cancer experts, including Rekha Chaudhary, MD, a neuro-oncologist at the UC Brain Tumor Center. Medium: Rodale’s OrganicLife Read the article >

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How to Manage Stress

A discussion about how extreme stress affects us and how to properly manage stress includes James Herman, PhD, director of the Neurobiology Research Center and professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience at UC. Medium: WVXU 91.7-FM »

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How UC’s Innovative Work is Helping to Prevent Concussion

The sports world is putting more attention on the widespread incidence of concussion, especially among young contact-sport players. Christmas Day saw the premiere of the movie “Concussion” with actor Will Smith as Pittsburgh forensic pathologist Bennet Omalu, who first drew the conclusion about athletes’ repeated concussion leading to chronic brain trauma. This year, the UC…
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Game-Changers in 2015: Endovascular Tx for Stroke

Endovascular therapy was a “game-changer” in stroke in 2015, leading specialists told MedPage Today, who posed the question what was the biggest clinical advance of the year. Six of seven stroke specialists agreed: endovascular therapy. Medium: Medpage Today Read the article »

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Generic vs. Brand-Name Anti-Epileptic Drugs

The generic versus brand-name drug debate has long been a hot-button issue in the epilepsy community. But the findings of research presented at the American Epilepsy Society’s Annual Meeting revealed that brand-name and generic formulations of anti-epileptic drugs (AED) are, for all intents and purposes, the same. Medium: Neurology Times Read the article »

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