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Dehydration and stroke risk: Tips to protect your brain in the Texas heat

Stroke risk increases during Texas-sized heatwaves. Learn how dehydration impedes brain function and how to BE FAST in spotting stroke symptoms.

What genetic testing can reveal about your Alzheimer's disease risk

As more people seek genetic testing for Alzheimer's disease, certified genetic counselor Erin Coffman explains what such testing can and can’t tell people about their risk for developing the disease.

Parkinson’s disease patients living better, longer with advances in care

A new documentary, “Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie,” is shining a fresh spotlight on how people can live well with Parkinson’s disease. Vibhash Sharma, M.D., discusses the progress that's being made in earlier diagnosis, treating symptoms, slowing progression, and exploring its root causes.

POTS or Long COVID? How to tell the difference

POTS symptoms can be similar to those of Long COVID: dizziness, fainting, fatigue, and brain fog. See how a simple test can tell the difference.

Aerospace neurology care can help pilots get back in the cockpit

Aerospace neurologist treats pilots' health problems | UT Southwestern

Transverse myelitis: When inflammation damages the spinal cord ‘wiring’

Benjamin Greenberg, M.D., is an internationally recognized expert in treating transverse myelitis, the rare autoimmune disorder of the central nervous system.

Stiff person syndrome: Celine Dion’s diagnosis highlights rare condition

Stiff person syndrome is a rare condition that causes severe muscle stiffness and spasms. Steven Vernino, M.D., Ph.D., explains symptoms and treatment for the neurological and autoimmune disease.

Multiple sclerosis spotlight: Early diagnosis, better treatments, and hope for MS-free future

Celebrity diagnoses have thrust multiple sclerosis (MS) into the spotlight. Learn how this neurological disease starts, spreads – and can be stopped with new treatments.

'It's like they flipped a switch': How HIFU relieved man's tremor after 50 years

UT Southwestern is the first center in Texas to offer High Intensity Focused Ultrasound to treat essential tremors and other neurological conditions. Patient Jimmy Hiner said the new technology helped relieve his tremor, which had been with him for about 50 years.

Taking aim at tau to develop Alzheimer's breakthroughs

At UT Southwestern, physician-scientists at the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute have been hard at work trying to unravel the brain’s biggest mysteries. Dr. Marc Diamond and his lab are making significant progress studying the tau protein and uncovering the fundamental roots of Alzheimer’s in hopes of developing an effective treatment for the disease.