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November 21, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Neurologists’ Annual Trip to Ethiopia Honors Ongoing Commitment to Global Health Care

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After reading about Ethiopia’s lack of neurological care, James Bower, M.D., joined others in an effort to turn that around, including developing a neurology learning program for local physicians.

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Tags: Department of Neurology, Division of Movement Disorders, Dr. James Bower, Dr. Julie Hammack, Dr. Paola Sandroni


November 19, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Steve Grinnell: Staying Ahead of Parkinson’s Disease One Ping Pong Game at a Time

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Since being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, Steve Grinnell has worked hard to stay active, stepping up his table tennis game and, thanks to co-workers, testing his skills outside his home.

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Tags: Department of Neurology, Parkinson's disease, Steve Grinnell


April 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment

New Study is Using AI to Forecast and Prevent Epileptic Seizures in Dogs

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Mayo Clinic and Medtronic have developed a device that uses electrodes implanted in the brain to detect oncoming seizures. The first to try out the new system? None other than man’s best friend.

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Tags: Department of Neurology, Dr. Benjamin Brinkmann, Dr. Gregory Worrell, epilepsy, Mayo Clinic Alumni Magazine


April 2, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Sandra Murphy-Pak Helping Mayo Researchers Create a New Future of Living With ALS

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Sandra Murphy-Pak knows she may never benefit from research aimed at helping ALS patients lead more independent lives, but her reason for participating in research studies has always been about others.

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Tags: ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic, Department of Neurology, Dr. Bjorn Oskarsson


March 19, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Stroke Sense: Tips for Keeping Your Body Safe From a Growing Health Concern

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The death of actor Luke Perry serves as a reminder that strokes happen to people of all ages. Reversing the risk factors that may lead to stroke and knowing the signs and symptoms can be lifesaving.

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Tags: Department of Neurology, Dr. Robert Brown Jr., stroke


July 31, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Volunteers Create Distraction Pads to Help Keep Patients Busy and Safe

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Since 2016, volunteers in the Mayo handicrafters group have been creating distraction pads and other items that help reduce anxiety and agitation in patients.

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Tags: Department of Neurology, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Lorina Welper, Mary (Lisa) Brink, Mayo Clinic Volunteer Services


July 26, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Choir Gives Resounding Voices to Those Affected by Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease

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Homes and communities can feel foreign and lonely for those living with dementia. Mayo’s Angela Lunde is part of a group working to change that through music. 

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Tags: Alzheimer's Disease, Angela Lunde, Dementia, Department of Neurology


July 10, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Tori and Nick Foles: From Super Bowl to Passing POTS Awareness

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When Nick Foles isn’t winning Super Bowl MVP trophies, he’s helping his wife, Tori, raise awareness for POTS, a mysterious but increasingly common autonomic nervous system disorder.

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Tags: Department of Neurology, Dr Brent Goodman, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome


June 19, 2018 · Leave a Comment

New Treatment Helps Chris White Find New Life, Seizure-Free

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Chris White had dealt with epileptic seizures since birth and feared he would never experience the parts of life many of us take for granted. That changed after he came to Mayo Clinic.  

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Tags: deep brain stimulation, Department of Neurology, Dr. Gregory Worrell, Dr. Jamie Van Gompel, Dr. Matt Stead, epilepsy, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, neurosurgery, pediatrics


January 30, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Twin Sisters Share a Diagnosis — Tay-Sachs Disease — and a Desire to Make a Difference

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Katie and Allie Buryk lived with strange symptoms for years before learning they had Tay-Sachs disease. Now, the young women are devoted to raising awareness of the disease, and finding a cure.

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Tags: Department of Neurology, Dr. Marc Patterson, Individualized Medicine, Tay-Sachs disease


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