Tag Archive for: neurology

Understanding the ins and outs of epilepsy

Epilepsy is a family of brain disorders marked by seizures. In this Q&A, Dr. Bruce Hermann explains how the condition affects cognition.

When age is really just a number

SuperAgers are people who are over 80 years old with the cognition of a 50- or 60-year-old. How did they get that way?

What brain imaging can tell us about brain conditions

Brain imaging can tell neuropsychologists a lot about brain conditions. In this Q&A, Dr. Marek Marsel Mesulam explains how.

Music and the brain

Music makes our brains dance. But why? And how? Learn more in this Q&A with Dr. Eric Zillmer.

What happens when you treat depression with ketamine

John Gorman had battled depression for years. He’d tried every treatment available. Then he tried ketamine.

Cutting through the (brain) fog

Brain fog is one of the most talked-about side effects of COVID-19. But what is it? And what is its connection to dementia?

Life without a mind’s eye

People who experience aphantasia go through life without mental visual imagery. This is how Christabel Lobo experiences the world.

5 ways to manage symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

While there’s currently no cure for Multiple Sclerosis, there are concrete ways to manage some of the symptoms.

Understanding GBM

July 19 is Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) Awareness Day. In this blog post, learn the basics about this dangerous brain cancer.

Understanding Conditions of Aging, Frontotemporal Dementia

Actor Bruce Willis is grappling with a condition called Frontotemporal Dementia. In this Q&A, Dr. Andrew Budson explains what it is.