Suffering from ‘Chemo Brain’? There’s Hope

Suffering from ‘Chemo Brain’? There’s Hope

Some of the most common symptoms experienced by cancer patients are memory problems, difficulties with multitasking, and reduced attention and…

Hope for TBI

Hope for TBI

Researchers use stem cells to understand traumatic brain injury John D. Finan, PhD, didn’t intend to build a career out…

Finding Relief for Chronic Migraines

Finding Relief for Chronic Migraines

Marie Syzdek, 54, grew up thinking that migraines were a normal part of life. Ever since she was a teenager,…

Chicago Brain Doc Goes Hollywood

Chicago Brain Doc Goes Hollywood

Above photo: Will Smith, left, and Alec Baldwin star in Columbia Pictures’ “Concussion.” Photo by Melinda Sue Gordon. © 2015 Columbia Pictures Industries,…

What you should know about anesthesia

What you should know about anesthesia

Harvard Health Letters If you’ve ever had a tooth filled without Novocaine, you know the difference anesthesia can make. Anesthesia–whether…

Study shows high school football players exhibit brain changes after single season

Study shows high school football players exhibit brain changes after single season

Arina P Habich / Shutterstock.com Source: Wake Forest School of Medicine whatdoctorsknow.com CHICAGO — Some high school football players exhibit…

The Dying Brain – Part 1

City hospitals team up to better understand brain death By Morgan Lord Over 99 percent of deaths are cardiac related.…

Uncovering Concussions

How They’re Changing Our Brains and the Game It’s nearly kickoff. Families and friends nationwide gather around the television and…

Researchers Develop New Potential Solutions to Concussions

Researchers Develop New Potential Solutions to Concussions

A group of researchers has developed the first potential solution to reducing sports-related concussions that doesn’t involve helmets—a simple collar…