A Snapshot of Nuclear Imaging Lee Memorial Health System “Nuclear medicine is used to assess how your body functions or how the organs inside your body work, whereas CT imaging is designed to show us your anatomy. This device puts the two of them together,” says Lee Memorial Health System radiologist Dr. John Rodriguez.
Developing Brain Injuries Lee Memorial Health System Any kind of head injury can be dangerous, but health experts say there’s a link between multiple head injuries and long term brain damage. Conditions like dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and even behavioral problems can develop from a head injury.
Cancer in Your Genes Lee Memorial Health System With so much attention paid to cancer risk, it turns out for some people, cancer is in their genes - which is why many people are turning to genetic counselors.
Understanding Parkinson's disease Nature Video Parkinson's disease is a neurological condition that affects the brain and other parts of the nervous system. The gradual loss of nerve cells leads to a suite of characteristic motor and non-motor symptoms. What causes these cells to die and how the pathology develops in the nervous system are not yet clear but multiple lines of investigation are being pursued to answer these questions. In this animation, we explore some of the latest in Parkinson's disease research.