What is Autoimmune Encephalitis?

Today we’re learning about a rare neurological condition called autoimmune encephalitis. Autoimmune encephalitis occurs when “the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy brain cells, leading to inflammation of the brain.” Inflammation...
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 of us are...