Appointment New Patient Appointment or 214-645-8300

MedBlog

Search Results

Results: Articles

Brain

Break the silence of aphasia with specialized speech-language rehab

Bruce Willis retired from acting due to aphasia, a brain condition that robs patients of speech and communication skills. Nneka Ifejika, M.D., M.P.H., a stroke expert, discusses treatment options to slow the progression of aphasia.

Brain; Patient Stories

Saved by the video call: When an aneurysm struck during a Teams meeting, co-workers rallied to rescue one of their own

When an aneurysm struck the marketing director for UT Southwestern's O'Donnell Brain Institute during a video call, the entire team rallied to rescue one of its own.

Brain; COVID; Heart

Are stroke sufferers silent victims of COVID-19?

COVID-19 fear and isolation is keeping patients with stroke symptoms from coming to the ER until it’s too late. Babu Welch, M.D., discusses the crisis in this MedBlog.

Brain

Stroke rehab should begin in the ICU

Dr. Nneka Ifejika is using a grant through the Texas Health Resources Clinical Scholars Program to analyze existing acute stroke and rehabilitation data sets to create “optimal rehabilitation” prediction models.

Aging; Brain

Deaths of John Singleton, Luke Perry show that stroke can strike early. Know the signs.

At age 52 in 2019, actor Luke Perry died after having a stroke. His death highlights a need for people of all ages to know the risk factors and signs of stroke, says Mark Goldberg, M.D. Learn more.

Brain

What to expect during stroke recovery

Getting better after a stroke is a marathon, not a sprint. Learn what happens during a stroke and about the team at UT Southwestern in Dallas dedicated to stroke recovery.