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June 2, 2021

How Long Do Deep Brain Stimulation Benefits Last?

Deep brain stimulation remained effective in Parkinson's disease patients more than 15 years after the device was implanted, and patients continued to demonstrate significant improvement in motor symptoms, a retrospective study showed.

May 18, 2021

Exploring the Potential of Stem Cell Therapies in Alzheimer’s

In conversation with Being Patient leading up to the 2021 NIH Alzheimer’s Research Summit, University of Michigan assistant professor of neurology Dr. Lisa McGinley shed light on the current developments of stem cell therapies for Alzheimer’s.

April 8, 2021

Treating Sleep Apnea May Reduce Dementia Risk

People with obstructive sleep apnea who treat their apnea with the commonly-prescribed positive airway pressure therapy were less likely to be diagnosed with dementia.

March 23, 2021

A Brain Tumor at 27, And A Team That Changed Her Life

Just over a year ago, Christina Costa was focused on her third year as a University of Michigan psychology student working toward a Ph.D. But testing for what she believed were migraine headaches would temporarily take her life in a new direction.