Jefferson neurosurgeon Dr. Omar Shah answers questions on how the stroke robot works.
The health benefits of exercise are no secret. Getting enough exercise helps maintain a healthy weight, can help prevent cardiovascular disease and improves sleep habits. But many people may not realize that appropriate exercise can help slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease, a chronic, progressive neurologic disease that affects movement.
Could a stroke really be caused by extreme emotion? Dr. Pascal Jabbour, a vascular neurosurgeon at the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute of Neuroscience at Jefferson explains.
CBS 3 reporter Stephanie Stahl recently reported on a new study that says traffic can increase the risk of developing dementia. Dr. Carol Lippa, MD, neurologist at the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience at Jefferson, weighed in on the research.
The first step is to avoid a hangover all together. But if you have overindulged, we’ve gathered up some information from Michael L. Oshinsky, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurology at Jefferson, about the science behind what causes a hangover, and how you can avoid it.