Meet Sheri – A survivor’s story

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On January 1, 2016 my sister, Sheri, started the new year with a devastating brain hemorrhage due to an AVM (arteriovenous malformation). The past two years have been challenging for her, to say the least. After surviving the hemorrhage and months of recovery, she can now eat, walk, and speak again. Things she had taken …

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A Unique Collaboration

Categories: News
Local startup working on blood test to detect brain aneurysms by Mike Desmond ~ An aneurysm is essentially a bubble on a blood vessel. If it ruptures, about 40 percent of those people die. A local startup corporation is working on a simple blood test to detect these health threats in the brain. Jeff Harvey, …

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Mother and Son Connection

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I was sitting at my desk at work when my 19-year-old son called and said, “Mom, I have a brain aneurysm.” At that moment my world stopped. I did what every mom today probably would have; I googled brain aneurysm, and panic set in. It all started roughly six months prior to his diagnosis. My …

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Dr. Steinberg & Virtual Reality

Categories: Research
Medical Advisory Board Member Dr. Gary Steinberg Pioneers Use of Virtual Reality for Surgical Planning and Patient/Doctor Education. Once a novelty, virtual reality technology is increasingly being used by all types of industries, from aviation to tourism. Now, this sophisticated technology, which enables users to don a headset and “travel” through a virtual world in …

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CNBC’s Sharon Epperson On Surviving A Ruptured Brain Aneurysm

Categories: BAF Other News

By Victoria Uwumarogie for Madamenoire.com on November 22, 2017 Chances are, if you look back through your family tree and ask around, someone in your bloodline has dealt with a brain hemorrhage. According to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, an estimated six million people in the U.S. have unruptured brain aneurysms at this moment, or about one out …

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