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Tremors Abate After Deep Brain Procedure

Tremors Abate After Deep Brain Procedure “The tremors and fatigue got so bad, my arm would seize up and, ultimately, I had to quit my job.” That was the low point for Parkinson’s patient Suzanne Wyper, an Austin massage therapist with Parkinson’s disease. For several years, Wyper struggled with the effects of Parkinson’s…
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Can Deep Sleep Deter Alzheimer’s?

Can Deep Sleep Deter Alzheimer’s? Can getting quality shuteye help you avoid Alzheimer’s disease? For decades, medical experts have linked sleep disorders to the deterioration of brain function in older adults, but they have thought brain deterioration caused the lack of quality sleep in Alzheimer’s patients. Now, Oregon researchers working with research animals think…
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Burden Greater When Elderly Have Dementia

Burden Greater When Elderly Have Dementia Family members and other unpaid caregivers individually devote an average of 73 hours per month to helping the elderly who live in our community and not in residential care or nursing homes. When an elderly person also has dementia, the time demand increases substantially – to more than 100…
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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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