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 How many stroke risk factors do you have?

How many stroke risk factors do you have?

May 12, 2021

Interview with Upstate stroke specialist Hesham Masoud, MD


Stroke: How to spot when it happens and how it is treated

Stroke: How to spot when it happens and how it is treated

May 12, 2021

Interview with Upstate stroke specialist Hesham Masoud, MD


Explaining the causes and treatments of headaches; how a vision exam can help detect disease elsewhere in the body: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 28, 202

Explaining the causes and treatments of headaches; how a vision exam can help detect disease elsewhere in the body: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 28, 202

March 26, 2021

Interviews with Upstate neurologist Awss Zidan, MD, and Upstate optometrist...


Unraveling the many causes and types of headaches and how to deal with them

Unraveling the many causes and types of headaches and how to deal with them

March 26, 2021

Interview with Upstate neurologist Awss Zidan, MD


Ketogenic diet to treat epilepsy; how HIV replicates; cancer screening in the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 14, 2021

Ketogenic diet to treat epilepsy; how HIV replicates; cancer screening in the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, March 14, 2021

March 12, 2021

Interviews with pediatric neurologist Nicole Brescia, MD, microbiologist Harry...


Dating back centuries, ketogenic diet is used to treat children with epilepsy

Dating back centuries, ketogenic diet is used to treat children with epilepsy

March 9, 2021

Interview with Upstate pediatric neurologist Nicole Brescia, MD


How much sugar to consume; virtual doctor's visits; a rare type of stroke: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021

How much sugar to consume; virtual doctor's visits; a rare type of stroke: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021

February 12, 2021

Interviews with Assistant Dean of wellness Kaushal Nanavati, MD, pediatric...


Cerebral venous thrombosis strokes are becoming more prevalent, though still rare

Cerebral venous thrombosis strokes are becoming more prevalent, though still rare

February 10, 2021

Interview with neurologist Fadar Oliver Otite, MD


Surgery to treat atrial fibrillation; epilepsy and its treatment; transplants pass a milestone: Upstate Medical University's HealthLInk on Air for Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021

Surgery to treat atrial fibrillation; epilepsy and its treatment; transplants pass a milestone: Upstate Medical University's HealthLInk on Air for Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021

January 15, 2021

Interviews with cardiothoracic surgeon Stephen Waterford, MD; neurosurgeon...


Brain surgeon provides overview of epilepsy, its diagnosis and treatment

Brain surgeon provides overview of epilepsy, its diagnosis and treatment

January 11, 2021

Interview with Upstate neurosurgeon Harish Babu, MD, PhD


A new treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease; a mental health network for college students; literary and visual arts journal marks 20 years: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020

A new treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease; a mental health network for college students; literary and visual arts journal marks 20 years: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020

November 20, 2020

Interviews with neurologist Jenny Meyer, MD, psychiatrist Christopher Lucas, MD,...


Neurologist explains new drug combination for patients with ALS

Neurologist explains new drug combination for patients with ALS

November 19, 2020

Interview with Upstate neurologist Jenny Meyer, MD


Physical therapy for COVID patients; polio and post-polio syndrome; advances in trauma care: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020

Physical therapy for COVID patients; polio and post-polio syndrome; advances in trauma care: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020

October 16, 2020


Polio, a paralyzing disease that is now mostly, but not entirely, a memory

Polio, a paralyzing disease that is now mostly, but not entirely, a memory

October 2, 2020

interview with Upstate neurologist Jenny Meyer, MD


Specialized care for brain and spine tumors; dealing with heart failure: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020

Specialized care for brain and spine tumors; dealing with heart failure: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020

September 25, 2020

Interviews with neuro-oncologist Ruham Nasany, MD, and nurse Natasha Zmitrowitz,...


New program offers specialized care for tumors of the brain and spine

New program offers specialized care for tumors of the brain and spine

September 18, 2020

Interview with Ruham Nasany, MD, director of neuro-oncology at Upstate


Neurosurgeon explains his critical-care specialty and the role of the neuro intensive care unit

Neurosurgeon explains his critical-care specialty and the role of the neuro intensive care unit

September 16, 2020

Interview with Upstate neurosurgeon Timothy Beutler, MD


Researching the degeneration of nerves; seeking the possible regeneration of retinas; helping needy women with menstrual supplies: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020

Researching the degeneration of nerves; seeking the possible regeneration of retinas; helping needy women with menstrual supplies: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020

August 6, 2020

Interviews with Upstate scientist Jessica Henty-Ridilla, PhD; visiting...


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