Study shows cluster headache medication can have long-term benefits

A drug used to relieve a cluster headache cycle also can help with subsequent cycles if patients continue the therapy, according to a new study by Norton Neuroscience Institute neurologist Brian M. Plato, D.O. Episodic […]

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Neuroscience Updates: ‘Migraine management and treatment options’

Join us Tuesday, Sept. 15, for a lunchtime series providing the latest updates in neuroscience. This program will be livestreamed from noon to 1 p.m. Mandy Whitt, M.D., headache specialist with Norton Neuroscience Institute, will […]

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Norton Brownsboro Hospital expansion opens

The expansion of Norton Brownsboro Hospital is complete, with 70 new patient beds — a 55% increase — advancements in stroke and aneurysm care capabilities and a larger emergency department. The new emergency department has […]

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When to make a specialty referral for a headache patient

Headache disorders, by nature, can be difficult to diagnose and treat. When providers are uncomfortable with the diagnosis or feel the patient may need additional treatments with which they aren’t as familiar, it’s best to […]

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Sharp drop seen in stroke patients may indicate ignored transient ischemic attacks

The number of patients seeking stroke treatment at Norton Healthcare has been falling sharply since the COVID-19 outbreak began its sweep across the United States in March. In May, 36% fewer patients sought stroke care […]

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Teen recalls sister’s epilepsy care with child neurologist Vinay Puri, M.D.

By Sydney Badon Seven years ago, my younger sister, Samantha, was diagnosed with epilepsy. Who would have thought that fluttering her eyes was actually a seizure? Sam didn’t seem herself, and so our pediatrician ordered […]

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Patients with epilepsy are at high risk for depression

In a study of adults, researchers found that those with epilepsy were twice as likely as adults without epilepsy to report feelings of depression in the previous year. Depressive thoughts or feelings can result from […]

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Louisville neurosurgeon named among ‘20 People to Know in Health Care’

David A. Sun, M.D., PhD., neurosurgeon and executive medical director of Norton Neuroscience Institute has been named among Louisville Business First’s 20 People to Know in Health Care. Dr. Sun, who also is the co-director […]

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Norton Neuroscience Institute recognized as multiple sclerosis leader

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has presented Norton Neuroscience Institute with its 2019 Leadership award. Norton Healthcare received the honor for its continued commitment and dedication to treating those living with MS. “The team at […]

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Anna V. Bite, D.O., joins Norton Neuroscience Institute

Anna V. Bite, D.O., has joined Norton Neuroscience Institute as a neurologist with a special interest in multiple sclerosis and other inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system. Those conditions include transverse myelitis, optic neuritis, […]

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CDC guidelines for treating children with mild traumatic brain injury

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines on treating children with concussions, or mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), include 19 clinical recommendations covering diagnosis, prognosis, and management and treatment. “This is the time […]

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Patients and caregivers: Learn about the latest advances at the 2019 Neuroscience Expo

The lineup for the 2019 Neuroscience Expo features sessions with neurological experts and others on a range of topics from specific conditions to financial considerations. The Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, event at the Kentucky International […]

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