Medical Student Studies Brain Network Changes in Epilepsy
For people with epilepsy, a seizure can occur without warning, causing sudden loss of consciousness and a dangerous convulsion. Medications can prevent seizures for some patients, but more than a third of patients continue to have attacks despite using appropriate seizure medications. Researchers in the UConn Department of Neurology have begun to investigate how brain networks differ between people who have epilepsy and those who don’t.
U.S. News & World Report Names UConn a High Performer in Heart Attack and Stroke Care
UConn John Dempsey Hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report in 2023-2024 Best Hospitals rankings.
UConn Road Trip to EPA Launches DIY Air Filter High-Tech Biochamber Testing
A letter from a Middletown fifth-grader to a UConn researcher started it all: Now, EPA scientists will test the power of the low-cost DIY 'Corsi-Rosenthal' box air purifier against infectious aerosols, like the virus that causes COVID-19. The device being tested on July 26 was made and decorated by the 9-year-old and her classmates
UConn Health Patient Starts ‘Parkie Pong’ in Her Community
Ping pong shown to benefit motor function; social work, as a component of Parkinson’s disease care, emphasizes importance of socialization and community resources
Podcast: Managing Movement Disorders Like Parkinson’s Disease
Early diagnosis and intervention plus supportive care and planning can significantly improve quality of life for those with Parkinson's disease and their families
UConn Gifts Clean Air: 150 DIY Indoor Air Filters Distributed to Connecticut Community for Protection from Wildfire Air Particles
You can learn online from UConn how to build your own DIY air purifier device with just $60 worth of hardware store supplies and 30 minutes of your time.
UConn John Dempsey Hospital Recognized for Medical Excellence with National CareChex® Awards
Five national 2023 CareChex® Awards honor UConn's medical excellence in coronary bypass surgery and neurological care.
Dr. Neha Prakash Named ‘Outstanding Young Physician’
Connecticut Association of Physicians of Indian Origin recognizes neurologist who established UConn Health’s normal pressure hydrocephalus clinic
Adeline Martinez is not Letting Multiple Sclerosis Define Her
Adeline Martinez was diagnosed at 30 years old with MS. She comes to work at UConn Health's Nephrology Department even when she may not be feeling well, because she knows that there are patients here that need her and they in turn give her strength.
UConn Health Holding First Interactive Patient Symposium During Parkinson’s Awareness Month
The Movement Disorders Center at UConn Health is hosting the first Interactive Patient Symposium for all patients and caregivers focusing on the importance of wellness in the lives of patients and their caregivers.