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    Cyclist injured in accident received life-saving miracle thanks to doctor

    HOUSTON (July 2, 2021)

    Dr. George Al-Shamy, a neurosurgeon with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center, reunites with a patient who had a traumatic brain injury after a bike accident.

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    'It's fun to cheat death': This UT freshman had a blood clot the size of an apple in his skull

    HOUSTON (March 24, 2021)

    Dr. Manish Shah saves the life of a University of Texas at Austin student after discovering a blood clot the size of an apple in his skull.

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    How Gabby Giffords Used Music to Regain Her Speech

    HOUSTON (January 15, 2021)

    How music therapy helped U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords find her voice after being shot.

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    Spotting the Signs of a Stroke

    HOUSTON (May 21, 2020)

    Dr. Ankit Patel, Stroke Medical Director at Memorial Hermann Katy, discusses signs of a stroke and what you can do to help reduce your risk of having one. For more information on Memorial Hermann and their stroke centers, call 713-704-7100 or visit memorialhermann.org/stroke.

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    May is Stroke Awareness Month, here’s everything you need to know to reduce your risk

    HOUSTON (May 7, 2020)

    Did you know that stroke is the nation’s fifth leading cause of death? While covid-19 may be on everyone's mind, May is Stroke Awareness Month, so we're dispelling common stroke myths and sharing what you can do to reduce risks.

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    100 hospitals and health systems with great neurosurgery and spine programs 2018

    HOUSTON (December 31, 2018)

    To meet the needs of spine and neurosurgery patients, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center developed the Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital.

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    Walmart to require travel for spinal surgeries

    HOUSTON (December 1, 2018)

    Walmart said it selected the approved facilities, including Memorial Hermann and all known in health care as designated "centers of excellence," for their demonstrated expertise in high-risk procedures.

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    A life-changing tackle for Woodlands teen

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (July 6, 2018)

    Camp Berryman was taken to Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center where a carotid dissection was discovered. Later, a stent was placed in his carotid artery by neuro interventionist Gary Spiegel, MD.

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    Baytown teen accidentally shot in head walks at graduation with senior class

    BAYTOWN, TEXAS (June 14, 2018)

    A Baytown teen who suffered from a gunshot wound due to an accidental shooting was able to walk the stage with his senior class.

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    Treatment for SI Joint Dysfunction

    HOUSTON (June 7, 2018)

    Dr. Ashley Amsbaugh with Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center discusses treatment for SI Joint Dysfunction.

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    While undergoing brain surgery, patient plays her flute

    HOUSTON (April 2, 2018)

    Doctors at a Houston hospital shared video of a woman playing the flute while on the operating table during a brain surgery procedure. The Texas Medical Center said Anna Henry, 63, was undergoing a procedure known as "deep brain stimulation" in the hopes of treating a condition known as essential...

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    Walmart steps up and into the health care fray

    HOUSTON (February 15, 2018)

    There are now 12 sites around the country used by Walmart, with marquee names like Mayo and Johns Hopkins. Last May Memorial Hermann's Mischer Neuroscience Institute was added to the roster.

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    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center offers new procedure for recurring strokes

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (January 29, 2018)

    As part of Hellard’s recovery plan, he was referred to TIRR Memorial Hermann-The Woodlands for inpatient rehabilitation. During treatment, Hellard was referred to an interventional cardiologist/heart disease specialist.

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    This mysterious disease makes people laugh even when nothing is funny

    HOUSTON (July 26, 2017)

    One second you're fine, the next moment you're crying hysterically. Then just as suddenly, the crying stops, and you're laughing uncontrollably. That’s what it’s like for people with PseudoBulbar Affect (or PBA), a condition that causes uncontrollable crying and/or laughing.

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    Cyclists Ride to Austin to Raise Money, Awareness About Multiple Sclerosis

    HOUSTON (April 27, 2017)

    Carol Ruiz was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) when she was 32 years old. It's been a swift change of life in two years.

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    Two Houston doctors will have authority to bench Super Bowl players with head injuries

    HOUSTON (February 2, 2017)

    The two most powerful men on the sidelines during the Super Bowl on Sunday might not be the ones calling plays. Two Houston doctors will have the authority to stop play. Pull a player out of the game. Tell him he can't return.

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    Researchers connect stroke symptoms to Daylight Saving Time

    HOUSTON (March 11, 2016)

    During the first two days after everyone springs forward one hour for daylight saving time, research shows the rate for a common type of stroke is eight percent higher.

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    Stem cell treatment could help paralyzed patients move

    HOUSTON (January 15, 2016)

    Paralyzed from the neck down, 20-year-old Louis Tontodonato has enrolled in the first clinical trial testing the ability of stem cells to repair spinal cord injuries and restore sensation and movement in quadriplegics.

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    Rare Disease Tough to Diagnose

    HOUSTON (October 21, 2015)

    Guillain-Barré syndrome missed three times in woman until she was reffered to Philip Blum, a neurologist at Patient Centered Neurology in Houston.

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    Kyle woman to undergo complicated brain surgery

    KYLE, TEXAS (July 15, 2014)

    A Kyle woman tackles a brain disorder. An act of kindness that led the family to Texas has paid off in finding a surgeon.

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    Nation's First Mobile Stroke Unit Successfully Transports First Patient

    HOUSTON (April 6, 2014)

    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, in partnership with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC), is proud to announce that the UTHealth Mobile Stroke Unit has successfully transported and helped save the life of its very first patient.

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    Electrode procedure does wonders for Parkinson's symptoms

    HOUSTON (February 7, 2013)

    Sixty-eight-year-old Jeffrey Day underwent an operation at Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute, where doctors place electrodes in the brain to fight “misfiring cells” that cause Parkinson’s symptoms, with a higher frequency.

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