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Seton, Dell Medical School partner up to tackle Alzheimer’s disease

Seton, Dell Medical School partner up to tackle Alzheimer’s disease Collaboration aimed at long-term Alzheimer’s genetics, biomarkers study Imagine being able to take a blood test that detects your risks of developing Alzheimer’s, and then getting a pill to prevent the disease from ever taking hold of your brain. A statewide partnership between seeks to make that vision a reality one…
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Think you only use 10 percent of your brain? Try 100

Think you only use 10 percent of your brain? Try 100 Think you only use 10 percent of your brain? Try 100 New brain study debunks myth You may have heard that you only use 10 percent of your brain. But Robert Buchanan, MD, chief of neurosurgery at Ascension Seton Brain and Spine Institute says you actually use…
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Stroke Symptoms? Think FAST, Experts Say

Stroke Symptoms? Think FAST, Experts Say Ascension Seton experts urge Central Texans to learn how to recognize stroke symptoms If you’re with someone who may be having a stroke right now, do you know what symptoms to look for? Here’s a hint: you have to think FAST. “Nearly 2 million brain cells…
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Experts Combat Stroke With New Research

Experts Combat Stroke With New Research Central Texas Becoming Widely Recognized for Advancing Treatments Experts from across the globe gather this week in Spain to learn some of the latest stroke research from leaders of the new Ascension Seton Dell Medical School Stroke Institute and the medical school. Steven Warach MD, medical director of the…
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Spine Surgeon Joins Ascension Seton Medical Center Hays

Spine Surgeon Joins Ascension Seton Medical Center Hays Hays, Caldwell, Bastrop County Residents Won’t Need to Travel for Back Problems Dr. Vincent Wang, an expert in treating back and spine problems, has joined Ascension Seton Medical Center Hays and the Ascension Seton Brain and Spine Institute, becoming the only full-time spine surgeon dedicated…
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Students Help Paralyzed Patient BBQ Again

Students Help Paralyzed Patient BBQ Again KXAN-TV News Anchor and Medical Reporter David Scott recently aired a story on Paul Horton, who was paralyzed from the chest down after a mountain bike accident. Horton now is a rehab regular at the Ascension Seton Brain and Spine Institute‘s…
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Tiniest Monitor Helps Stroke Patients

Tiniest Monitor Helps Stroke Patients AUSTIN, Texas – (July 15, 2015) – Prairie Lea special education teacher Mary Zion remembers her stroke like it was yesterday – even though it took months to learn what caused it. But thanks to the world’s smallest heart monitor – it’s about the size of a matchstick – and…
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Ascension Seton to Co-Host KEYE-TV Town Hall: Concussions in Sports

The topic is trending nationally and on Thursday, Jan. 23, Ascension Seton doctors will get the opportunity to weigh in on a conversation about concussions in sports. Ascension Seton and KEYE-TV (Austin’s local CBS affiliate) will co-host a LIVE “town hall” discussion from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Ascension…
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‘Double Dose’ of Expert Trauma Care Saves Man’s Life

AUSTIN, Texas – (April 3, 2013) – Teamwork and a touch of the miraculous came together for Brandon McCord, 23-year-old Burnet resident and victim of a violent car crash. First responders called the collision a perfect t-bone. But, of course, there was nothing perfect about it. “All I…
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