Aphasia treatment is spearheaded by a speech and language pathologist but draws on the professionalism and skill of numerous other specialties.
According to the World Health Organization, up to 75% of adults between 18 to 65 years old have had a headache in the last year. Of those, at least 30% have reported a migraine. Despite how commonplace headache is, it is often misunderstood and not recognized as a legitimate health concern by many.
Nirav H. Shah, MD, Medical Director of Stroke at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute, explains how strokes are caused, how they are treated and how to prevent them from happening.
Medical science has invested heavily in researching the brain, and one promising area that has garnered well-deserved attention is the increasing success of a medical procedure known as deep brain stimulation or DBS.
The Multiple Sclerosis Center at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute receives patients from all over the world wanting to confirm their MS diagnosis or seeking ways to manage their symptoms and stay connected to the things they enjoy in life.
Boston terrier Duke preps to bring joy to cancer patients.
When you think about epilepsy, you may think of seizures. But Lisa Caylor, MD, epileptologist at Swedish, associates epilepsy with a stigma she knows all too well.
Educate yourself on brain aneurysm for Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month.
Football season begins in a few short weeks; not only for the NFL but schools, as well. In September, kids across America will eagerly sign up for football and other contact sports. As a parent or caregiver, it’s important to understand the associated health risks, particularly concussion. Learn more in this interview with Ronan Cahill, a family and sports medicine doctor at Swedish Spine Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine.
The average age for a stroke is 65. But more young people, some in their late 20s to early 30s, are having strokes. Learn to recognize the symptoms of a stroke with the acronym FAST. Here’s what it stands for and what to do if you think you or someone else is having a stroke.