How social isolation and loneliness change the brain

How social isolation and loneliness change the brain

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every single of aspect of our lives: physically, emotionally, mentally, economically and socially. As we all should continuing doing our part of wearing masks and abiding by social distancing guidelines to fight this crisis, there is...
What is a low-grade Astrocytoma?

What is a low-grade Astrocytoma?

The staff at Kuether Brain and Spine are experts in diagnosing and treating various brain cancers and tumors. There are more than 140 types of brain and central nervous system tumors, according to the World Health Organization. Today, we want to explore low-grade...

What is a Brainstem Glioma?

A brainstem glioma is a malignant tumor of the glial tissue of the nervous system, more specifically the brainstem. Brainstem gliomas are typically astrocytoma or a cancer that affects the brain or spinal cord. They can range in size and severity, but all of gliomas...
Why Video Conferencing Feels Exhausting

Why Video Conferencing Feels Exhausting

We’re adapting to today’s current reality. We are staying home in order to save lives and fight against the global COVID-19 pandemic. Shelter-in-place mandates still take a toll, especially on our social lives and our appetite for social connection. Many...

Quarantine Brain Games!

Social distancing works. The best way to protect yourself, your loved ones and other members of your community from the spread of COVID-19 is to stay home and follow social distancing guidelines.  Alongside avoiding shared and public spaces, washing your hands with...