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How Coloring Brain Tumors Pink Can Help Cancer Patients Live Longer

When a surgeon removes a brain tumor, precision is everything: The goal is to remove as much tumor as possible, while preserving the surrounding brain tissue. A drug can improve a surgeon's ability to do that by turning tumor cells bright pink.

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Dementia: What You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk

Fortunately, we know some of the risk factors that increase our chances of mental decline. What to do to maintain your brain.

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When CPAP Doesn't Work: Another Option for Sleep Apnea

Many people find a CPAP machine too noisy or too uncomfortable for sleep. A recently approved treatment called Inspire therapy may help people who want to avoid surgery for sleep apnea.

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Clinical Trial Leads to New Treatment for Stroke Patients

A recent clinical research study offers new hope for stroke patients who present for treatment up to 24 hours after the onset of symptoms.

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New Drug Therapy May Reduce Apathy in Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease

Apathy is one of the most prevalent behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. However, apathy in Alzheimer's patients is often under-recognized or misdiagnosed as depression.

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How Coffee Can Help Keep Your Brain Healthy

A study shows that 64 percent of Americans drink coffee daily. Does all that caffeine harm your brain?

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How an Innovative Surgery Helped Ease Woman's Epilepsy Seizures

Watch how neurosurgery helped eliminate epilepsy seizures for a University Hospitals patient.

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Research Provides New Hope for the Treatment of Patients with Neuropsychiatric Diseases

Research to understand and treat brain disease is painstaking, complicated and highly specialized work. But new treatments and possibly even cures for the brain diseases could be a reality sooner than ever thought possible.

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