Monthly Archives: September 2013

What is an Allied Health Professional, and how do they participate in my care?

The Noran Clinic believes that using a team approach provides high quality care to our patients.  The team is made up of the neurologist and an allied health professional.  Allied health professionals are board-certified nurse practitioners and physician assistants whom you … Continue reading

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September 25th is International Ataxia Awareness Day

Today, September 25th, is International Ataxia Awareness Day.  Ataxia can describe either a symptom of a disorder that causes difficulty with coordination, or can be a disorder in itself from a group of neurological degenerative diseases.  Ataxia typically involves lack … Continue reading

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Richard Golden MD answers: What advice would you give to a caregiver of patient with Alzheimer’s?

 Dr Richard Golden earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota, where he also completed his residency. He has special interest in Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Dr Golden is a 5 time Mpls/St Paul Magazine Top Doctor.   … Continue reading

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From The New York Times: A Multitasking Video Game Makes Old Brains Act Younger

A Multitasking Video Game Makes Old Brains Act Younger Jim Wilson/The New York Times Dr. Adam Gazzaley, center, helped create a brain-training game described in Nature. By MATT RICHTEL Published: September 4, 2013 Enlarge This Image Findings on video games … Continue reading

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Infusion: A Q&A with Chad Evans MD

Chad Evans MD is an a Board Certified Neurologist who also heads Noran Neurological Clinic’s Infusion Department as the Director.  As a certified electrodiagnostician, he additionally performs EMGS for both his own patients and for other providers’ patients when ordered.  … Continue reading

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Neurology Today: Seizures and Epileptiform Activity Occur in Early States of Alzheimer’s, New Study Finds

Seizures and Epileptiform Activity Occur in Early States of Alzheimer’s, New Study Finds Talan, Jamie Back to Top | Article Outline ARTICLE IN BRIEF Investigators reported that 6- to 7-percent of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and/or amnestic mild cognitive impairment … Continue reading

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