223 Results for Mothers

  1. A Mother's Love

    ... Savannah and other children like her transformed Tracy Dixon-Salazar from a stay-at-home mother of two—who admittedly had not done all that well in high school and had never been to college—to a Dr. Dixon-Salazar, a...

    • Shaw, Gina
    • Neurology Now
    • March 01, 2014
  2. Must-Have ALS Resource: A new book written by an ALS specialist and a lawyer whose mother had the disease offers practical and compassionate advice.

    ... others. The husband-and-wife team brings a unique perspective to managing ALS. Dr. Bromberg is an ALS specialist who runs a multidisciplinary ALS clinic at the University of Utah. His wife is a lawyer whose mother died ...

    • Bolster, Mary
    • Neurology Now
    • July 01, 2017
  3. Role of a Lifetime: Since her mother's diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, actress Marcia Gay Harden has become passionate about raising awareness and advocating for research.

    ... assumed after her mother, Beverly, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2009 at age 72. As the irreversible, progressive brain disorder slowly destroyed her mother's memory and thinking skills, Harden found herself

    • Childers, Linda
    • Neurology Now
    • May 01, 2017
  4. Backup Plans: Sometimes family caregivers die before their patients. Here's how to prepare for the worst-case scenario.

    ...When Kristen Beatty lost her mother suddenly in 2012, her grief was complicated by another challenge: how to care for her 74-year-old father, who has Alzheimer's disease. He'd been diagnosed 10 years earlier, and over

    • Pompilio, Natalie
    • Neurology Now
    • November 01, 2017
  5. Hope for Moms With Epilepsy

    .... If drug levels decrease, the mother could be at risk of seizures, which could then adversely impact her developing child.That's why data about the safety of AEDs for pregnant women is so important. At the 2013 Annual

    • Stephens, Stephanie
    • Neurology Now
    • December 16, 2017
  6. Chef's Table: As a child, Chase Bailey hated most food. Now the teenager, who has autism, is an acclaimed chef with his own cooking show.

    ... therapies can help people overcome some of the challenges. For many, the condition has upsides as well. In Chase's case, he's more creative and imaginative than he might otherwise be, says his mother, Mary. And these...

    • Watts, Sarah
    • Neurology Now
    • March 01, 2017