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Brain-Monitoring Device Lands Funding in Dayton

A medical device developed by University of Cincinnati physicians has landed $250,000 in funding from Dayton Development Coalition’s Accelerant venture capital fund. Medium: Dayton Business Courier Read the article by Tristan Navera >

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George H.W. Bush’s Health ‘on the Upswing’

Alberto Espay, MD, MSc, director of the James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, helps to answer questions about health issues faced by former President George H.W. Bush, who has vascular parkinsonism and was recently hospitalized for complications related to pneumonia. Medium: CBS News / Associated Press Read…
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Head and Neck Cancer: Local Education & Support Group Open to Friends and Family

Every month a special group meets at the Barrett Cancer Center at UC Health to share support for those living with a kind of cancer that can impact everything from how people talk to how they look. Medium: Local 12 WKRC Watch / read the segment >

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Local Woman Says Drug Cocktail Helps Her Stay Seizure-Free

Thanks to a team at the Epilepsy Center at the UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute, a local woman has not had a seizure in seven months and has been cleared to drive. Medium: Local 12 Watch the segment >

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What You Eat Can Really Hurt (or Help!) Your Migraines

Multiple news outlets published reports of a new study carried out by Vincent Martin, MD, and Brinder Vij, MD, of the UC Headache and Facial Pain Center, suggesting that eliminating junk foods high in nitrites or monosodium glutamate (MSG) and alcohol can help prevent headaches. But there’s good news for coffee lovers. Medium: www.Health.com Read…
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Ways To Fight Seasonal Depression

About half a million people in the United States are affected by seasonal affective disorder (SAD). “It’s a debilitating condition that puts you at risk of more serious mental illnesses,” says Erik Nelson, MD, a member of the UC Mood Disorders Center. Medium: The Active Times Read the article >

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UC Study: Medical Pot Can Curb Some Seizures

A clinical trial to test whether medical marijuana can curb severe epileptic seizures has delivered “impressive” results, according to Michael Privitera, MD, medical director of the Epilepsy Center at the UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute. Medium: WCPO.com Learn more >

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Northern Kentucky Paralympian Reflects on Road to Gold

Ian Lynch, who lost the use of his legs in a car accident when he was only 8 years old, is an inspiration, says Dr. Angela Stillwagon of UC Health’s Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care. Medium: WLWT News 5 Watch the segment >

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Why Do Placebos Work?

How real is the placebo effect? Can a pill actually cure an ailment, even if that pill contains no medicine at all? The report includes an interview with Alberto Espay, MD, MSc, medical director of the James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders. Medium: CBS News Watch the…
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Migraines Could Be Tied to Another Common Health Problem: Hypothyroidism

According to a new study from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, those suffering with migraines and headaches have a greater risk of a thyroid disease called hypothyroidism. Media: WXYZ News 7, Detroit Watch the segment > Health.com Read the segment >

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