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March 3, 2021
Mind Over Matter
One stroke patient's journey to help researchers understand if brain implants connected to a robotic arm brace can help him…and eventually other survivors … restore movement.
February 22, 2021
COVID-19 Pandemic Stress Could Be Triggering Restless Leg Syndrome
Tips for easing restless leg syndrome at home, and its possible connections to COVID-19.
February 2, 2021
To Sleep or Not to Sleep?
Neuroscience researchers study how fruit flies decide between sleep and other behaviors, like mating, and the factors that influence that decision.
December 21, 2020
Rock-a-bye Fly: Why Vibrations Lead to Sleepiness
Researchers discover that gentle vibration can induce sleep in flies through a simple form of learning.
December 16, 2020
Are People With Sleep Apnea At A Higher Risk of Severe COVID-19?
The answer is not so simple according to otolaryngologist Dr. Maurits Boon and sleep medicine specialist Dr. Karl Doghramji.
November 20, 2020
Seasonal Affective Disorder: Tips for Brightening Your Mood on Shorter, Dark Days
Daily light therapy from a tabletop light box and walks in bright winter sunshine lead the way in relieving seasonal affective disorder—even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
September 22, 2020
COVID-19 Long Haulers: Surviving May Not Mean Thriving
Specialists in rehabilitation medicine, pulmonology, neuroscience and cardiology share early observations about post-COVID challenges patients may face.
August 7, 2020
What It’s Like to be Hospitalized During the Pandemic—Without COVID-19
In January 2020, none of us knew what this year would bring, especially not Eli Robbins.
August 6, 2020
The Curious Case of a Cushing’s Disease Diagnosis
For roughly a year, Alaina Axford-Moore struggled to rationalize a strange set of symptoms, and her medical mystery didn't end with her diagnosis.
July 16, 2020
How to Manipulate Brain Waves for a Better Mental State
Understanding activity in the brain to help with sleep, stress and focus.
July 7, 2020
Art is the Recipe for Recovery
for Philly Chef Brad Spence
Brad Spence was just 43 years old, and on the cusp of opening a new restaurant, when life abruptly hit the pause button.