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Stroke Down to Fifth-Leading Killer in U.S., but More Work Remains

The Centers for Disease Control recently announced that stroke had dipped to the No. 5 killer of Americans, down from No. 3 just five years ago. Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association, and Joseph Broderick, MD, Director of the UC Neuroscience Institute, discuss the trend, the hard work that made it happen, and…
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UC Researchers Recruit Alzheimer’s Patients for Study of New Drug

In the quest for new treatments, researchers at the UC Memory Disorders Center are now recruiting Alzheimer’s patients to test the effectiveness of a new, investigational drug on memory and performance of daily activities, such as bathing, dressing, and preparing meals. Media: WCPO.com Read / watch the segment »

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Mick Cronin to Miss Rest of Cincinnati Season with Vascular Condition

The report includes comments from Mario Zuccarello, MD, Co-Medical Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center at the UC Neuroscience Institute, and Norberto Andaluz, MD, a member of the UC Stroke Team and Medical Director of the UC Neurotrauma Center. Drs. Zuccarello and Andaluz perform neurosurgery at the UC Medical Center at UC Health. Media: ESPN…
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Health Alert: Killer Headaches and Their Link to Stroke

A young mother credited the stroke team at the UC Neuroscience Institute with saving her life. She was rushed there after she had a stroke but wasn’t aware of the early warning signs. Christin Harris and her husband Tony were in the early stages of helping many people. They support a ministry in Haiti when…
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Walk Supports UC Brain Tumor Center

            Liz Bonis of Local 12 WKRC reports about a young father who was treated for a rare CNS germinoma at the UC Brain Tumor Center. Watch the segment >>

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Sawyer Point To Host Walk Ahead Event for Brain Tumor Research

News 5 Today Anchor Jonathan Hawgood interviews Dr. Ron Warnick, Medical Director of the UC Brain Tumor Center, and Walk Ahead Co-Chair Brian Wiles. Watch the segment »

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Institute Conducts Alzheimer’s Research

A special “Forget Me Not” gala supports research at the UC Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Robert Krikorian, a neuro-psychologist, hopes to help families such as John Van Kirk’s. He lost his wife of 56 years to Alzheimer’s. Media Outlet: Local 12 WKRC TV Watch the segment »

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Dr. Robert Neel Explains ALS on WVXU

Robert Neel, MD, Director of the UC Health ALS Clinic, explains ALS on Cincinnati’s NPR station, WVXU 91.7 FM. He is joined by Yvonne “Pinkie” Dressman, LSW, Care Services Coordinator for the ALS Association’s Central & Southern Ohio Chapter. Listen to the podcast: http://wvxu.org/post/als-amyotrophic-lateral-sclerosis  

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Teacher Who Suffered a Stroke in Africa Calls Progress a ‘Miracle’

Terry Kersey, a fifth-grade teacher at St. Bernard in Taylor Creek, is learning how to walk and talk again after suffering a stroke following a hike up Mt. Kilimanjaro during a fundraising trip to Africa. Media Outlet: WCPO.com Watch the segment >>  

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UC Studies Moms-To-Be Who Have Epilepsy

Better understanding the risks that some epileptic women and their children face is the goal of a major, decade-long national study now underway at 20 medical centers, including the University of Cincinnati. Read more >> Media outlet: Cincinnati Enquirer

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