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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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Headache: How do you Treat Medication Overuse?

How do you treat headache caused by medication overuse, and when is hospitalization required? Four experts in headache treatment offered their thoughts: David Watson, MD, director of the Headache Center at West Virginia University in Morgantown, W.Va., Joel Saper, MD, director of the Michigan Headache and Neurological Institute in Ann Arbor, Mich., Vincent Martin, MD, director of the…
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Vincent Martin, MD, Talks Menstrual Migranes

There are many treatment options that can help prevent or ease the discomfort of menstrual migraine, which makes life miserable for millions of American women, says Vincent Martin, MD, an expert in headache and migraine at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine and UC Health. Read the story> Media Outlet: UC Health News

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Stephen Strakowski, MD Comments on Crowd Behavior During Winton Terrace Robbery

When onlookers used cellphones to record a beating and robbery, it raised questions about crowd behavior in our society. Stephen Strakowski, MD, Dr. Stanley and Mickey Kaplan Professor and Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, and UC Health psychiatrist comments on the topic. Watch the story here>>  Media Outlet: WCPO Channel 9

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Dr. Joseph Broderick Investigates Cost Drivers for Acute Stroke Care

A number of factors contribute to the cost associated with having a stroke. Dr. Joseph Broderick, Distinguished Research Professor in the department of neurology and rehabilitation medicine and director of the UC Neuroscience Institute, presented the findings of a new study exploring those costs at the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s annual International Stroke Conference 2014…
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