ICYMI: A New Medical Device Invented by a Patient will Help Prevent Tongue Biting During Seizures
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ICYMI: A New Medical Device Invented by a Patient will Help Prevent Tongue Biting During Seizures

By Natalie Homan from In The Cloud Copy It’s estimated that about 3.4 million Americans have epilepsy, one of many conditions that can cause seizures. Seizures occur when there is…

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A UNC Grad with Chiari Malformation Creates Product to Protect Against Epileptic Injury
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A UNC Grad with Chiari Malformation Creates Product to Protect Against Epileptic Injury

  Ashlyn Sanders was a graduate student at Duke University when she experienced her first seizure. The UNC alumna was shocked. She pursued an MRI, which ended up discovering a…

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Chiari Malformation Patient to Shave Her Head to Say “Thank You” to Hospital
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Chiari Malformation Patient to Shave Her Head to Say “Thank You” to Hospital

By Jodee Redmond from In The Cloud Copy Frankie Hewitson spent more than her fair share of time in the hospital during her childhood. The 27-year-old was diagnosed with three…

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Akron Area Family Overwhelmed with Gratitude by Support Shown for Son with Chiari Malformation
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Akron Area Family Overwhelmed with Gratitude by Support Shown for Son with Chiari Malformation

By Caitlin Seida from In The Cloud Copy Jacob Myers was an active 15-year-old until last spring. The honor roll student, who also sang in the school choir and participated…

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Chiari Malformation Patient Hasn’t Let 6 Brain Surgeries or a Stroke Stop Her from Continuing Medical School

The Beginning of the Journey Claudia Martinez is a medical student at UTHealth McGovern Medical School. Her dream is, and always has been, to be a doctor. But an unexpected…

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Treating Dogs With Spina Bifida Might Help With Treating Humans
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Treating Dogs With Spina Bifida Might Help With Treating Humans

Researchers at UC-Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital look to utilize dogs and cats to help find rare disease treatments, reported The Daily Beast. Recently, two bulldogs, Darla and Spanky, with…

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