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December 25, 2012

Surgery puts an end to life-limiting epilepsy seizures

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Surgery to treat epilepsy has allowed Melissa Bruesehoff to enjoy many things that once seemed out of reach — including motherhood.

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Tags: 2589, 5292, 5294, 5335, 5418, Epilepsy, Gregory D. Cascino, Mayo Clinic, Melissa Bruesehoff, Neurology & Neurosurgery, seizures


December 24, 2012

Relief for pain caused by Chiari type I malformation

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Sean Murphy enduring debilitating chronic headaches due to Chiari type I malformation; Mayo Clinic surgeons provided relief.

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Tags: 2892, 5292, 5294, 5335, 5418, Chiari Malformation, John Atkinson, Mayo Clinic, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Sean Murphy


December 24, 2012

Holiday Health Hints and the Faces of Stroke Prevention

By CSMMayo CSMMayo (@csmmayo)

As I get ready to celebrate the holidays with my family this year, I’m preparing to pay special attention to my father and grandmother. Both have had a stroke in the past. And while both are doing well, I learned earlier this year while working on a project that the biggest risk for a stroke […]

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Tags: 2301, 5292, 5334, Christmas, heart attack, heart problems during holidays, Holiday Heart, Mayo Clinic, MayoClinicFL, stroke, TIA


December 22, 2012

Forever a teacher

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Artist and teacher Cynthia Amendt sees her teaching — and her health — reach new levels through participation in a clinical trial.

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Tags: 1136, 2868, 5279, 5292, 5297, 5335, brain tumor, Cynthia Amendt, glioblastoma, Jan Buckner M.D., Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Cancer Research


December 20, 2012

Surgery helps Jody get control of her life

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Two jobs, four kids and myasthenia gravis — this young mother does a remarkable job of managing a busy life and a serious neuromuscular disease.

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Tags: 2332, 5292, 5323, 5335, Dr. Brian Crum, grave muscle weakness, Jody Wobbe, Mayo Clinic, myasthenia gravis


December 18, 2012

Toddler diagnosed with aggressive brain tumor

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

When a brain tumor unexpectedly appeared in 20-month-old Jayden Gonzalez, Mayo Clinic doctors responded quickly to remove the tumor and restore his health.

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Tags: 1136, 2868, 2871, 3723, 5236, 5292, 5297, 5304, 5306, 5335, Jayden Gonzalez, Mayo Clinic


December 14, 2012

A midsummer morning’s luck

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Tom Halverstadt survived a devastating brainstem stroke because of several lucky factors, including bystanders who summoned emergency help and a treatment team that had the expertise he desperately needed.

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Tags: 2301, 5292, brainstem stroke, Dr. Chong, Dr. Demaerschalk, Dr. Hoxworth, endovascular surgery, Mayo Clinic, Tom Halverstadt


December 10, 2012

Rare brain tumor couldn’t stop her

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

A rare brain tumor couldn’t stop Laurie Beach from enjoying the life she dreamed of.

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Tags: 1136, 2868, 3723, 5237, 5266, 5279, 5292, 5297, 5315, 5335, brain tumor, germ cell cancer


December 7, 2012

Surgery takes care of cavernous malformation

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

When Dan Smith experienced numbness in his hand, arm and cheek, he came to Mayo Clinic where doctors diagnosed a cavernous malformation.

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Tags: 5270, 5292, 5294, 5328, 5335, 5347, 5399, cavernous malformation, Dan Smith, John Atkinson, Mayo Clinic, Neurology & Neurosurgery


December 6, 2012

Myasthenia gravis – Early detection and right treatment

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

Early detection and the right medication help Jim Miller live a normal life. That’s the outlook for most patients who have myasthenia gravis, say Mayo neurologists.

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Tags: 2332, 5292, 5297, 5335, 5418, Dr. Brian Crum, James Miller, Mayo Clinic, myasthenia gravis, Neurology & Neurosurgery


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