Neurology

Stroke Support Group
A stroke can be an isolating experience. That’s why St. Cloud Hospital established a free support group in 1977 and continues to be a community resource for stroke survivors, their family, friends and anyone else affected by stroke. Learn more.
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Deep Brain Stimulation May Relieve Ringing in the Ears: Study

MONDAY, Oct. 7, 2019 -- Ringing in the ears (tinnitus) can make life miserable, but a brain implant may help, preliminary research suggests.

In a phase 1 trial of five patients whose severe tinnitus did not respond to other treatments, deep brain stimulation (DBS) diminished the ringing in four. The fifth patient received no relief, the researchers reported.

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Facing Up to a Lesser Known Form of Migraine Pain

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 21, 2019 -- It's bad enough to have an aching head, but about one in 10 people who suffer from headaches also experience facial pain, researchers have found.

The study included more than 2,900 people with primary headaches. These are ones not caused by another condition and they include migraine and cluster headaches. Participants completed questionnaires about their headaches and any facial pain.

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