Neurology

BE FAST – When it Comes to a Stroke

Know the warning signs and symptoms of stroke so that you can act fast if you or someone you know might be having a stroke. The chances of survival are greater when emergency treatment begins quickly.

UConn Health Epilepsy Center Receives Distinction from National Association of Epilepsy Centers

The UConn Health Epilepsy Center has received the distinction of a Level 3 Epilepsy Center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC).

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3rd Simon Award Honors Leaders in Nursing and Postdoctoral Training

Nurse Manager Susan Bongiorni and Graduate Medical Education Director Martha Wilkie share the 2022 Dr. Richard Simon Excellence in Clinical Neurosciences Award.

Fixing a Stroke Causing Heart Hole

Twenty-five percent of us have a small opening in our heart between the left and right atrium called a PFO. While most of us will never know we have a PFO, some find out after a stroke. See how doctors at UConn Health are helping a young stroke survivor born with a PFO prevent a future stroke.

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Complacency, ‘COVID Fatigue’ Expose Disparities

'As a leading medical school and hospital, we need to remain engaged with our communities, especially the poor and disenfranchised, to provide education about risk-mitigation strategies'

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.