Managing Holiday Stress for Better Brain Health

While the holidays can be one of the most joyful times of year, they can also take a toll on your physical and mental health due to busy schedules, holiday travel and other factors. Your mental health and your brain can actually be affected by the holidays more than...

The Stages of a Coma

A coma can be defined as a state of profound unconsciousness in which the patient is incapable of conscious behavior. During a state of coma, the brain shows very little activity and the patient is typically in a precarious state between life and death. Comas are...

The Need for Safety Measures with e-Scooters

In 2018, there were over 38.5 million trips made on e-scooters in the USA. As micro-mobility options (eg e-scooters, rental bikes, e-bikes, etc.) grow in popularity, there are more chances for riders to intersect with cars, transit and other residents of the road....

What is Hydrocephalus and How to Treat It?

The brain is complex yet delicate; there are many ways it can be negatively impacted. Today, we’re looking at what hydrocephalus is, its causes, symptoms and treatments. To begin, hydrocephalus is “the buildup of fluid in the brain’s cavities or...

What is an Awake Craniotomy?

Modern medicine has allowed the field of neurosurgery to treat more diseases with fewer side effects. As technology continues to advance, neurosurgeons will ideally be able to prevent and cure diseases that impact the brain and spine. Awake craniotomy is a marvel of...