BIDMC Scientists Develop Antibody to Treat Traumatic Brain InjuryResearchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have published a new study that explains how Traumatic brain injuries lead to two types of dementia, but have also developed a new antibody that can be used to treat it before it causes widespread brain damage.
Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Control Parkinson’s SymptomsA surgical procedure that involves implanting electrodes in the brain is helping some patients with control their symptoms after medications stop working.
Ending the Stigma of Mental IllnessThere is something mysterious about mental illness. it is a master at disguise. Its nebulous nature creates a lot of mystery and with that, fantasies and stereotypes.
How Sleep Nurtures Your BrainGetting the proper amount of sleep each night doesn’t just help us operate at peak efficiency the next day — it also nurtures the brain itself.
From Song to SpeechIt’s been a long road for Laurel. If you didn’t know her history, you’d never guess that when she was just 11 years old, she suffered a massive stroke that destroyed most of the left side of her brain.
5 Sweet Reasons to ‘Heart’ Berries, A Tasty Addition to Cardiovascular CuisineSummer’s here, and the time is ripe for celebrating all the heart-healthy reasons to love berries!
Shouldering Summertime FunDid you know that the repetitive motion of raising the arm overhead in these activities — as well as just tossing a Frisbee or a baseball — can increase your chance of a shoulder injury?
Give Stress A VacationSummer vacation is a great time to slow down and sort of hit the reset button by letting go of some of the stresses of daily life.
See the Light: Protecting Your Eyes from the SunSunscreen may be the first thought that comes to mind when you think of protection against the summer sun. Your eyes also need shielding from the sun’s harmful rays.
Lyme Disease: What You Need to KnowDr. Jonathan Edlow enjoys a good medical mystery. And it's a good thing because in the ER where he works, at least a couple walk through the door each day.
Why Redheads Are At Risk for MelanomaWhen it comes to guarding against skin cancer, routine sunscreen use is important for everyone. But for the redheads of the world, protection from the sun’s rays is critical.
VIDEO: Summer Skin ProtectionDr. Susan Huang, BIDMC Dermatology, cautions her patients that no amount of tan is a healthy tan. She shares tips to keep your skin healthy in the summer sun.