Neuroscience

Spotting early signs of multiple sclerosis

[KARE 11, March 20, 2017] Multiple sclerosis is called a sneaky disease. That’s because its symptoms can be hard to spots and it often goes years before it’s diagnosed after the first symptoms appear. Neurologist, Dr. Ron Tarrel, from the Noran Clinic and Abbott Northwestern Hospital, talked with KARE 11 News about just what multiple […]

Math teacher back on his feet after strokes nearly killed him

[KMSP-TV, March 3, 2013] Teaching his math class at St. Thomas Academy, not many of Lee’s students knew the work it required for him to return to the classroom after two strokes. He never knew if he would walk again, or swim again or run again. Josser Delgado, MD, interventional neuroradiologist at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, […]

‘Miracle’ brain surgery helps woman control her tremors

[KMSP-TV, March 2, 2017] Before deep brain stimulation surgery, Joyce Matthews of Hutchinson had a tough time doing things like putting on a necklace or combing her hair. But now she feels like everyone else thanks to what she calls a medical miracle. “I’m so grateful I had this surgery,” said Matthews.

Good Question: Why Do We Get Headaches?

[WCCO-TV, March 2, 2017] Headaches happen to all of us. But for one in 20 people, headaches can happen every day. But why do we get them? “Headaches are usually related to pain sensors in the lining of the brain or in the blood vessels of the brain,” said Dr. Yasha Kayan, an interventional neuroradiologist […]

CBS Health Watch: Dementia

[WCCO-TV, February 25, 2017] Dementia is in the news this week, because 56-year-old actor David Cassidy revealed his diagnosis. Dr. Richard Golden with Noran Neurological Clinic and Abbott Northwestern Hospital talks about dementia and who is at risk.

Recognizing dementia

[WCCO-AM, February 23, 2017] Actor David Cassidy recently announced he is retiring because he has dementia. Richard Golden, MD, neurologist with Noran Neurological Clinic at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, was interviewed about dementia warning signs, prevention and treatment.

Are stress and strokes connected?

[KARE 11, Jan. 14, 2017] Actress Debbie Reynold’s recent death has many wondering about the connection between stress and sudden stroke. Reynolds passed away in December, just one day after her daughter, actress Carrie Fisher died. Dr. Ronald Tarrel is a neurologist with Noran Neurological Clinic and Abbott Northwestern Hospital, and he joined talked with […]

Lesser known causes of stroke

[KARE 11, November 21, 2016] Dr. Josser Delgado, an interventional neuroradiologist at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, talked with KARE 11 News about arterial dissection. This less-known cause of stroke was in the news recently after a social media sensation and model died unexpectedly after developing neck pain.

Why exercise is good for the brain

[KMSP-TV, October 2, 2016] Skipping exercise might affect the waistline. But what about the brain? Tacjana Friday, M.D., neurologist with Noran Neurological Clinic and Abbott Northwestern Hospital, explains how exercise benefits the brain and how that translates into better health overall.

How to improve your kids’ sleep habits

[KMSP Fox 9, Sept. 24, 2016] In some houses it’s a regular battle, getting the kids down to sleep at a regular time, especially now that they’re back in school. Dr. Eric Hernandez, a sleep medicine specialist who practices at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, talked with Fox 9 News about why sleep is important for kids […]