Tyler Theobald was playing basketball when the dizziness started. Some might argue that lightheadedness during exercise comes from overexertion, but Tyler knew something was wrong[...]
Mayo Clinic neuroscientists found that special immune cells in the brain called microglia can act to shield neurons from the aftereffects of anesthesia to awaken the brain.
Aphasia is a condition that can affect a person's ability to communicate. To better understand the condition, the Mayo Clinic News Network reached out to[...]
An uncommon group of disorders may cause changes in personality, behavior, language, movement Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a group of neurologic disorders associated with changes[...]
A Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon and his colleagues believe deep brain stimulation is poised to solve one of the greatest public health challenges: drug addiction.
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Seizures are produced by abnormal electrical activity in the brain that builds up and produces symptoms. About 1 in 26 people have epilepsy, which is[...]
An estimated 55 million people are believed to be living with dementia, according to the World Health Organization. Vascular diseases contribute to approximately 25% of[...]
In 2023, researchers and physicians at Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine blazed a trail of genomic and multi-omic research and scientific discoveries. The center's innovative investigations[...]
Lorie Kirkman embraces a lifestyle of being on the move. The 38-year-old is a wife and mom to three young daughters who are active in[...]
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers mapped how the measles virus mutated and spread in the brain of a person who succumbed to a rare,[...]
In July of 2018, James Kypuros woke up to find his toes clenched and claw-like, as if fisted. “It was a little bit weird walking[...]
Livia Mayberry and her sister were playing basketball with their dad at a neighbor's house in August 2022 when then-4-year-old Livia took a hard fall[...]
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