Lifestyle Adjustments to Improve Epileptic Seizures

May 12, 2021

For patients with epilepsy, daily habits can have a big impact on the severity and frequency of seizures. Sleep, diet, exercise, and alcohol use all play a part in neurology, and lifestyle changes may be helpful. Dr. Sindu Richards, an epileptologist with University of Utah Health, discusses the ...

When Should a Meningioma Be Removed?

May 7, 2021

Meningioma is a common type of skull base tumor and typically non-cancerous. However, they can still cause symptoms depending on their location and how they grow. Neurosurgeon Dr. William Couldwell explains whether or not a patient should undergo surgery to remove a meningioma and what to expect ...

E16: 7 Domains of Motherhood

May 7, 2021

The bond between mother and child is fundamental. We all have mothers. Some of us are mothers, and some will become mothers. From pregnancy to the emotional attachment when a mother sees her child smile—whether by choice or by chance—motherhood affects a woman in all the domains of her life. ...

New Procedure for Baseball Pitchers Improves on Tommy John Surgery

May 5, 2021

An elbow injury used to mean a lost season for baseball pitchers. Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) replacement - or the Tommy John Surgery - can take up to 18 months before a return to the pitch. Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Peter Chalmers, explains how the recently developed UCL repair procedure could ...

77: Adult ADHD

May 4, 2021

Trouble focusing? Could it be adult ADHD? Psychiatrist Rachel Weir tells us how she makes the diagnosis and other factors that might lead to focus and concentration issues....

What Treatments are Available for Drug Resistant Epilepsy?

Apr 30, 2021

Most patients suffering from epilepsy will see significant improvement with the use of medication, yet 1 in 3 patients will develop drug resistant or refractory epilepsy. According to epileptologist Dr. Sindu Richards, if you or a loved one have tried epilepsy medications for three months and are ...

S4E13: Moving Towards Inclusive Feminism

Apr 29, 2021

White feminism is harmful and creates division—striving for equality in an oppressive system is impossible. We should dismantle the gender binary and remove the idea that one has to be better than the other; open our minds to the notion that there is space for everyone... because we are powerful ...

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