Vaccines and functional neurological disorder: A complex story, say experts. Vaccines and functional neurological disorder: A complex story, say experts. Key Takeaways • Functional neurological disorder can present with a range of potentially
Thirteen new Alzheimer’s disease genes identified in first-of-its-kind human genome study. Thirteen new Alzheimer’s disease genes identified in first-of-its-kind human genome study. Key Takeaways • Prior known Alzheimer’s genes have been
In this episode of Charged, Andrea Harriott, MD, PHD, neurologist and clinician researcher, discusses the associations between migraine and other health complications like stroke and preeclampsia, the significant gender disparity amongst migraine sufferers, and her innovative work in the lab and at the bedside of patients with migraine disorders.
COVID-19–associated seizures may be common, linked to higher risk of death. COVID-19–associated seizures may be common, linked to higher risk of death. Key Takeaways • Some hospitalized patients with COVID-19 experience “nonconvulsive”
In this Q&A with Teresa Gomez-Isla, MD, Director of the Memory Disorders Unit (MDU) at Mass General, learn about the services and treatments available to patients with memory disorders and their families, as well as some tips for protecting and enhancing your memory today.
Gene therapy using “zinc fingers” may help treat Alzheimer’s disease, animal study shows. Gene therapy using “zinc fingers” may help treat Alzheimer’s disease, animal study shows. Key Takeaways • A single injection of a gene therapy
Darlene Sawicki, MSN, NP-BC, became the first Mass General nurse formally recognized for the critical role nurses play in the lives of ALS patients and their families. Thanks to the generosity of the Richards family, Ms. Sawicki was named the incumbent of the new David Richards Endowed Nursing Chair.
We routinely discuss our heart health and the importance of maintaining a heart-healthy lifestyle with our doctors. However, what do we know about preserving the health of our brain? We often do not think about our brain health until something goes awry and treatments and rehabilitation are required. In this presentation from March 15, 2021, Dr. Jonathan Rosand, Neurologist and Co-Founder of the McCance Center for Brain Health at Mass General, shares how you can take control of your own brain health, preserve your brain function as you age, and even prevent certain brain diseases.
Healey Center for ALS Passes 50% Participant Enrollment Milestone for First 3 Regimens in the HEALEY ALS Platform Trial
The HEALEY ALS Platform Trial, an initiative led by the Sean M. Healey & AMG Center for ALS at Massachusetts General Hospital and conducted at sites of the Northeast ALS (NEALS) consortium, continues to gain momentum just months after launching in 2020, passing the 50% participant enrollment milestone for the first 3 regimens.
Artificial intelligence reveals current drugs that may help combat Alzheimer’s disease. Artificial intelligence reveals current drugs that may help combat Alzheimer’s disease. Key Takeaways • Researchers have developed a method based on
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