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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...


Sleep challenges after a stroke; is mental illness related to violence?; exploring electrical disturbances in the heart and brain: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020

Sleep challenges after a stroke; is mental illness related to violence?; exploring electrical disturbances in the heart and brain: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020

July 31, 2020

Interviews with associate professor of nursing Karen Klingman, PhD, and...


Scientist hopes study of electrical disturbances in the heart and brain could lead to new therapies

Scientist hopes study of electrical disturbances in the heart and brain could lead to new therapies

July 20, 2020

Interview with Upstate research scientist David Auerbach, PhD


Living with a brain injury; common foot problems; advice on eating well from a nutrition expert: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 12, 2020

Living with a brain injury; common foot problems; advice on eating well from a nutrition expert: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 12, 2020

July 10, 2020

Interviews with brain injury specialists Lauren Westby and Joanne Scandale, PhD;...


How COVID-19 can affect the nervous system, the kidneys and a patient's spiritual care: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 10, 2020

How COVID-19 can affect the nervous system, the kidneys and a patient's spiritual care: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 10, 2020

May 8, 2020

Interviews with neurologist Hesham Masoud, MD, nephrologist Sri Narsipur, MD,...


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