Neurology

 

A promising clinical trial using immunotherapy has doubled the life expectancy of patients with recurring brain tumors. Available at Atlantic Health System, this treatment uses an injectable enzyme to render the brain tumor defenseless against drugs that previously would not have been effective. Watch a video featuring one of our experts and see how immunotherapy saved a patient’s life >
 
Neurology Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Unless otherwise noted, to register for any of these programs call 1-800-247-9580 Monday through Thursday between 8:30am to 8:00pm and Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm, or sign-up online at Atlantic Health System’s classes and events registration; all programs are free unless a fee is indicated.

 

Paint Your Pain
An art therapist will lead various art-making exercises designed to help adults cope with chronic pain and find relaxation. All materials are supplied.
Wednesday, June 14; 10:00 to Noon
Medical Arts Center (MAC) II Building, 11 Overlook Road, Summit, NJ

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Through sharing their experiences and concerns, multiple sclerosis patients will learn more about their condition and find emotional support. Registration is requested.
Fourth Monday of every month; 1:00 to 2:00pm
Overlook Medical Center, Conference Room 1
For more information and to register, please call 908-522-2829.

Living Well with Primary Progressive Aphasia
Adults with this condition can meet for conversation and support. Spouses are welcome, but will meet in a separate group.
First Thursday of every month, 11:30am to 12:30pm
Atlantic Rehabilitation, 550 Central Avenue, New Providence, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 908-522-2885.

Wellness and Support Program for Alzheimer’s Disease
This program offers Alzheimer’s disease patients and their families educational seminars, healing arts programs, and counseling and therapy services.
For more about upcoming program dates, please call 908-522-5901.

Wellness and Support Program for Parkinson’s Disease
This program offers Parkinson’s disease patients and their families educational seminars, exercise and integrative medicine classes, and counseling and therapy services.
For more about upcoming program dates, please call 908-522-5901.

Brain Injury Support Group
Adults with brain injuries can meet for conversation and support.
Fourth Wednesday of every month, 11:30am to 12:30pm    
Atlantic Rehabilitation, 550 Central Avenue, New Providence, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 908-522-2885.


Neurology Articles

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Radicava, given intravenously, slows decline in patients with deadly neurological disease

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Early research finds patients who are closer to consciousness have a more normal 'body clock'

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Tonic-clonic seizures are a major risk factor for this rare event, new guideline says

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New technology stimulates a nerve in the neck to help ease the rare but painful syndrome

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Cannabidiol appears to lessen 'drop seizures' for some Lennox-Gastaut syndrome patients, study finds

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