Tag: neurologist

Brain Tumor Survivor, Wife and Mother – 6 Years Later

Brain Tumor Survivor, Wife and Mother – 6 Years Later

Tamara Ramage Bruce’s life is full of blessings. In the past six years, she’s gotten married and had two children.
“I’m so grateful and amazed that I can be here,” she says with a laugh after being treated for a rare brain tumor in 2010.
Bruce was a healthy young woman in her mid-20s when

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Stroke Survivor Uses Her Art to Aid Recovery

Stroke Survivor Uses Her Art to Aid Recovery

Don’t ignore the early warning signs of a stroke. For internationally acclaimed textile artist and educator Lindsay Obermeyer, her first sign was double vision while having dinner with her daughter.
“Suddenly there were two of her,” Obermeyer recalls.
She went to the internet to search for a reason for her symptoms. “I read that it

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Meet Tamara Ramage, intraoperative MRI patient

When Tamara Ramage started waking up in hot and cold sweats and constantly felt nauseous, she knew something was wrong. She was a very healthy, fitness-minded young woman in her mid-20’s who took pride in how well she took care of her body.
Her father took her to the emergency room, and she was diagnosed

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Physician Of The Week: Dr. Edward Hogan

High risk and high gain.
This is how Dr. Edward Hogan, a Washington University neurologist at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, describes living with and being treated for epilepsy.
Dr. Hogan specializes in treating epilepsy patients, and in the video describes the dangers associated with having epilepsy and how some treatments, which may seem radical, can have a

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New study shows benefits of Parkinson's patients cared for by neurologists

New study shows benefits of Parkinson's patients cared for by neurologists

Good news on the Parkinson’s disease front was announced today.
In a new study published in Neurology, results show that Parkinson’s patients who are seen by a neurologist are less likely to break a hip and less likely to be put into a nursing home.
Analyzing the records of nearly 138,000 newly diagnosed Parkinson’s disease

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