Neuroscience

Clinical insights on progressive treatments for a wide range of brain, spine and central nervous system conditions.

  • Advances in the treatment of essential tremor

    Advances in the treatment of essential tremor

    Guided focus ultrasound technology is a promising, non-invasive treatment to mitigate essential tremor

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  • Advances and updates in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease

    Advances and updates in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease

    New medication and therapies are being developed to mitigate tremors and permanent immobility caused by Parkinson’s disease.

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  • Will artificial intelligence be able to predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease?

    Will artificial intelligence be able to predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease?

    The use of machine learning applications in diagnosing Alzheimer's is an exciting new development in medical research that promises to help overcome the difficulties of early diagnosis.

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  • Helping patients be heard: Teaming up to treat aphasia

    Helping patients be heard: Teaming up to treat aphasia

    Aphasia treatment is spearheaded by a speech and language pathologist but draws on the professionalism and skill of numerous other specialties.

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  • What you need to know about migraines

    What you need to know about migraines

    According to the World Health Organization, up to 75% of adults between 18 to 65 years old have had a headache in the last year. Of those, at least 30% have reported a migraine.  Despite how...

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  • Time is brain so BEFAST to recognize stroke

    Time is brain so BEFAST to recognize stroke

    Nirav H. Shah, MD, Medical Director of Stroke at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute, explains how strokes are caused, how they are treated and how to prevent them from happening.

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  • Deep brain stimulation holds promise for a growing number of neurologic disorders

    Deep brain stimulation holds promise for a growing number of neurologic disorders

    Medical science has invested heavily in researching the brain, and one promising area that has garnered well-deserved attention is the increasing success of a medical procedure known as deep...

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  • Multiple Sclerosis Center serves a region in need

    Multiple Sclerosis Center serves a region in need

    The Multiple Sclerosis Center at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute receives patients from all over the world wanting to confirm their MS diagnosis or seeking ways to manage their symptoms and...

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  • What really happens when your feet and hands "fall asleep"

    What really happens when your feet and hands "fall asleep"

    A closer look at an all-too-familiar sensation of your hands and feet falling asleep.

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  • What do you really know about epilepsy?

    What do you really know about epilepsy?

    When you think about epilepsy, you may think of seizures. But Lisa Caylor, MD, epileptologist at Swedish, associates epilepsy with a stigma she knows all too well.

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  • Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month: Spreading the word

    Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month: Spreading the word

    Educate yourself on brain aneurysm for Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month.

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  • Can a redesigned football helmet protect against concussions?

    Can a redesigned football helmet protect against concussions?

    Football season begins in a few short weeks; not only for the NFL but schools, as well. In September, kids across America will eagerly sign up for football and other contact sports. As a parent...

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  • The Dennis Lisk Story

    The Dennis Lisk Story

    When brain cancer claimed Dennis Lisk’s life, his daughter Megan channeled her love for art into fundraising for the disease.

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  • Know the signs of stroke: you may save a life

    Know the signs of stroke: you may save a life

    The average age for a stroke is 65. But more young people, some in their late 20s to early 30s, are having strokes. Learn to recognize the symptoms of a stroke with the acronym FAST. Here’s what...

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  • 6 things to consider before applying for disability

    Many people with chronic neurological conditions have questions about when to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance, or SSDI. While there’s plenty of information on how to apply, there’s...

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  • A letter from Jen Vetrovs, RN, BSN, who embarks on Bike the US for MS

    A letter from Jen Vetrovs, RN, BSN, who embarks on Bike the US for MS

    Jen Vetrovs, RN, BSN, writes this letter to share her enlightening, emotional journey raising money and awareness for multiple sclerosis (MS) through Bike the US for MS.

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  • How decluttering can improve physical and mental health

    How decluttering can improve physical and mental health

    Learn how decluttering your home and space can improved physical and mental wellness. Let's call it mental spring cleaning.

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  • 5 tips to reduce “meno-fog”

    5 tips to reduce “meno-fog”

    Many women experience meno-fog as they enter menopause. Here are 5 helpful ways to clear your mind.

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  • What to do if your child has a febrile seizure

    What to do if your child has a febrile seizure

    Fever-related illnesses are a part of growing up and developing a healthy immune system. But what a frightening experience when a child has a seizure during a fever! Some parents might...

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  • 5 ways to think more positively right now

    5 ways to think more positively right now

    Do you struggle to be positive? If you are stressed out, mentally or emotionally exhausted, or unable to see the “silver lining,” you may think you are stuck feeling this way. This is common, but...

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