Neurology

COVID is Not Just a Respiratory Illness – It Can Cause Strokes Too

A new study adds to mounting evidence that COVID patients have an added risk of stroke. Dr. Gracia Mui, Director of Neurocritical Care, UConn Health, and Co-Director of UConn Stroke Center provides the latest information about COVID-19 and stroke.

UConn Health Researcher Investigates Treatment for Eye Injuries from Mass Chemical Weapons Attacks

Royce Mohan will investigate how treatments for sodium hydroxide eye injury could be used to treat similar injuries caused by mustard gas.

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Stroke and the Need to BE FAST

The UConn Health Stroke Center continues to earn accolades for its effectiveness in treating stroke and promoting recovery with minimal disability. Two of the nurses behind the program's success explain in the latest podcast.

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UConn MS Care Earns Elite National Designation

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society recognizes the UConn Health Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center as a Center for Comprehensive MS Care.

UConn Health Minute: Complex Spine Disorders

A complex spine disorder is a serious condition that can be painful and limit your daily activities. Because it’s more difficult to treat, UConn Health has assembled a collaborative, multidisciplinary team who can expertly handle all aspects of your care .  

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Elite Expertise in Brain and Spine Disorders

Two physicians from the Brain and Spine Institute describe UConn Health's collaborative approach to treating those suffering from brain tumors, strokes, and other disorders of the brain and spine.

UConn Health Minute: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Normal pressure hydrocephalus is a brain disorder whose symptoms often mimic Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease. As neurologist Neha Prakash explains, UConn Health’s multidisciplinary team has the expertise to accurately diagnose this complex condition.

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Researchers Show How Protein Clogs in Cellular Entrances Cause Parkinson’s Disease

'Traffic jams' that can lead to certain brain cell death

UConn Health Minute: Diagnosing Dysautonomia

Your autonomic nervous system controls your heart rate, blood pressure, digestion so when there is a problem – called dysautonomia – it can wreak havoc in your life. As neurologist Matthew Imperioli explains, UConn Health is unique because it has an autonomic reflex lab that tests specifically for dysautonomia. The painless, non-invasive tests help lead […]

Botox Injections for Chronic Headaches

Read this Q & A article to learn more from UConn Health experts Dr. Bernardo Rodrigues, Director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center; and Elaine Cournean, APRN, Director of the Supportive Care and Planning Clinic who is a Botox specialist.