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Concussion: When Is It Time to Retire?

With the NFL preseason underway, Barrow Neurologist Dr. Javier Cárdenas explained the factors that go into recommending retirement for an athlete who has had multiple concussions and discussed the role neurologists play in making sports…

Dr. Holly Shill Stresses Importance of Medications for Hospitalized Parkinson’s Patients

Physicians, nurses, and other staff at Barrow Neurological Institute are involved in a concerted effort to improve the outcomes of people with Parkinson’s disease who are hospitalized. Neurologist Dr. Holly Shill, director of the Muhammad…

Dr. Glynnis Zieman Discusses Gender Differences in Brain Injuries

Research has shown that traumatic brain injury incidence, symptoms, and recovery vary between men and women. Barrow Sports Neurology Fellow Glynnis Zieman, MD, discussed differences between the genders that may play a role in the…

Illicit Drug Use Can Increase Stroke Risk

Lifestyle choices such as excessive alcohol consumption and tobacco use are well-known risk factors for stroke, but neurologists are learning more about strokes related to illicit drug use. “It’s not just cocaine and methamphetamine; there’s…

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