Current Trends in Brain Tumor Treatment Options

Each year, 20,000 new cases of primary brain tumor are diagnosed in the United States. Traditional treatment options include surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy. Though recent research has opened up new avenues of exciting treatment options for patients. According to Dr. Karen Fink, M.D., a neurologist on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center … Continue reading Current Trends in Brain Tumor Treatment Options

“Memories are made of this” – Music therapy helps family members with dementia

“I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.” Billy Joel Grandma walked into the living room and asked what day it was. She sat down, looked up, and asked what day it was. She … Continue reading “Memories are made of this” – Music therapy helps family members with dementia

Avoiding migraines

How to Maintain Your Brain “Your brain is like a Ferrari — high-performance, high-class, stylish. It’s also high maintenance,” says Jessie Mueller, MD, Scott & White Headache Center. Your brain can compute, calculate, figure and process. And to do these high-end activities, it needs high-end maintenance to keep it in proper working order and prevent … Continue reading Avoiding migraines