Neurology News

News from the UW Health neurology program.

 
Celebrating World Stroke Day as a Stroke Survivor

Celebrating World Stroke Day as a Stroke Survivor

Jennifer Gardner is celebrating World Stroke Day today by being back at work at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Doesn’t sound that exciting? Well, consider that almost exactly a month ago, the 47-year-old accountant suffered a majo...
10/29/2018 | Celebrating World Stroke Day as a Stroke Survivor

Ketogenic Diet Helps Reduce Seizures in Patient with Rett Syndrome

Ketogenic Diet Helps Reduce Seizures in Patient with Rett Syndrome

When Heidi Gonzales talks about how the ketogenic diet has helped her daughter, Brandi, one word comes up over and over: miracle. “It’s a miracle, and I just wish I would have tried it sooner,” Heidi says. Brandi was ...
10/23/2018 | Ketogenic Diet Helps Reduce Seizures in Patient with Rett Syndrome

Creating an Aging-Friendly Home

Creating an Aging-Friendly Home

As we age, everyday tasks can get a little more challenging, especially when chronic health conditions start to take a toll on the body. But with the right tools and planning, you can make your home more aging-friendly, reducing your risk of accident...
7/23/2018 | Creating an Aging-Friendly Home

Preparing for the Future When You Have a Chronic Health Condition

Preparing for the Future When You Have a Chronic Health Condition

Even as gender roles have evolved, women are often still expected to be the primary caregivers, from raising children to caring for an aging parent. But what happens when a woman develops a debilitating disease later in life — especially if she...
1/25/2018 | Preparing for the Future When You Have a Chronic Health Condition

Nine Specialties Ranked in Nation's Top 50 by U.S. News

Nine Specialties Ranked in Nation

UW Hospital and Clinics Named State's Top Hospital for Sixth Consecutive Year University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is ranked among the nation's top 50 hospitals in nine medical specialties, and retained its position as the best hospital ...
8/08/2017 | Nine Specialties Ranked in Nation's Top 50 by U.S. News

Aspirus Riverview Hospital Joins Wisconsin Telestroke Network

Aspirus Riverview Hospital Joins Wisconsin Telestroke Network

Madison, Wisconsin - The Wisconsin Telestroke Network is marking Stroke Month by welcoming a new hospital partner and passing the milestone of treating its 1,000th patient. The network welcomed Aspirus Riverview Hospital as its ninth member of t...
5/05/2017 | Aspirus Riverview Hospital Joins Wisconsin Telestroke Network

UW Health Named Huntington's Disease Center of Excellence

UW Health Named Huntington

Madison, Wisconsin - The University of Wisconsin-Madison has achieved Center of Excellence designation from the Huntington’s disease Society of America. The UW Health Neurology Clinic, the first such center of excellence in the state ...
2/09/2017 | UW Health Named Huntington's Disease Center of Excellence

University Hospital Ranks in Top 50 Hospitals in 9 Specialties, No. 1 in Wisconsin

University Hospital Ranks in Top 50 Hospitals in 9 Specialties, No. 1 in Wisconsin

University Hospital retained its position as best hospital in Wisconsin and ranked among the top 50 hospitals in nine medical and surgical specialties in the 2016-17 edition of the Best Hospitals guide published by U.S. News & World Report. ...
8/02/2016 | University Hospital Ranks in Top 50 Hospitals in 9 Specialties, No. 1 in Wisconsin