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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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Women Are Having More Headaches around Menopause, Researchers Say

Women’s migraine headache problems rise in the years shortly before before and at the start of menopause, researchers say. That news might feel like vindication to the women who suspected as much but didn’t always get support from their doctors. Read more >> Media outlet: Los Angeles Times  

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Surgery Helps Ft. Thomas Man with Parkinson’s Disease

A man from Fort Thomas, Ky., is back on the golf course this spring, thanks to a medical team at the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute. He had deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery for Parkinson’s disease. Watch the segment >>   Media outlet: WKRC-TV, Local 12

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UC Researchers: Changes in Training Needed to Care for Patients with Alzheimer’s

The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease could triple in the next few decades because Americans are living longer, and they will receive inadequate medical treatment unless steps are taken now to train more health care workers, according to experts at the University of Cincinnati. Read the story >> Media Outlet: Cincinnati Business Courier

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