Medical Breakthroughs: Using MRI scans to detect tremors

Posted 10:59 AM 5/27/2024 by Naomi De Lucia

More than 10 million people have essential tremors. It can start small, but it can end up making it difficult to eat, speak, walk and talk.

Janice Pedersen has a lot to live for, 11 kids and 52 grandkids to be exact, but even before grandkids, Janice noticed her hands starting to (More)


Medical Breakthroughs: New procedure treats the root cause of bunions

Posted 1:31 PM 5/24/2024 by Naomi De Lucia

Paul Wilson finds his joy in running, and says he’s done over 25 marathons.

“The longest run I’ve ever done solo is the 55 miles,” Wilson said.

Wilson even turned his passion into a mission.

When his newborn son underwent lifesaving surgery, he created (More)


Prescription Health: Risk factors for early-onset dementia

Posted 6:31 PM 5/23/2024 by Naomi De Lucia

Early-onset dementia affects more than 300 thousand Americans, and it strikes during the prime of their lives.

“Typically, people develop symptoms in their 30s 40s and 50s as opposed to developing symptoms in their 70s and 80s, Eric McDade, an assistant professor in the department of (More)


Medical Breakthroughs: Research being conducted on brain tsunami's

Posted 1:11 PM 5/22/2024 by Naomi De Lucia

A brain tsunami is something a person can get it if they get hit in the head too hard.

These brain tsunami's, or spreading depolarizations, happen in people who have suffered a traumatic brain injury, or TBI.

"We're finding out is a likely culprit in more and more diseases than we (More)


Prescription Health: Stopping migraines before they start

Posted 7:14 PM 5/21/2024 by Naomi De Lucia

A migraine is sometimes misunderstood as a bad headache.

Doctors say it's a neurological disease that impacts about 39 million people in the U.S.

"It's probably one of the most common conditions that we see in practice,” Dr. Vincent Martin with the National Headache Foundation (More)

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