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Stroke Awareness: Know the Signs, Symptoms & Treatments

Strokes are serious medical emergencies that require immediate care. Prompt treatment can reduce damage to the brain and lessen other complications. During a stroke, the blood supply to part of your brain is blocked or...

Innovative Research: Freezing the Hunger Nerve in the Brain for Weight Loss

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the obesity epidemic is at an all-time high, with almost 40 percent of Americans qualifying as obese. It’s no surprise that the diet industry has...

When Your Young Adult is Using Drugs

Susan counts the pills in her oxycodone bottle again. It confirms her suspicion. She’s been running out faster than before, even though she is taking them precisely how her doctor instructed. Susan has noticed...

How Emory Epilepsy Center Helped a Young Athlete Take Control of His Life

At 17 years old, Terna Ityokumbul was like most high school students: consumed with friends, graduation and the future. Terna was an athlete all his life, and from a young age, he had a...

Epilepsy Surgery: Advancing Care with More Options

Advancing Epilepsy Care with More Options, Better Outcomes Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder in the United States, with 1 in 26 people diagnosed with epilepsy in their lifetime. Fortunately, patients today have more...

Sleep Apnea and the Gender Difference

What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a common disorder where one’s breathing involuntarily and repeatedly starts and stops during sleep. There are three different types of sleep apnea with separate root causes: Obstructive Sleep...

Getting Help for Dementia in Your Community

At Emory’s Integrated Memory Care Clinic (IMCC), we know that caring for family members or loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias can be challenging, especially on your own. Thankfully, options for care...

Help at Home for People with Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias

At the Integrated Memory Care Clinic, we often field questions from family members and caregivers who are confused about the types of in-home care available for their loved one with Alzheimer’s or related dementia....

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