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Possible Breakthrough in Detecting CTE in Living Patients

Researchers at the Boston University CTE Center announced recently what they believe is a major breakthrough in the detection of the neurodegenerative disease found in people with repeated head injuries. According to a new study, researchers now believe they may have found a way to detect chronic traumatic encephalopathy in...


Debilitating migraines can be treated

It’s a fact that millions of people around the world suffer from intense migraines. “Anyone who has ever had a migraine knows the feeling all too well,” said Dr. Abigail Chua, who practices in the Hartford HealthCare Headache Center, part of the Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute. “Intense throbbing pain,...


HHC institutes play a vital role – now and in the future

Editor’s note: This will appear in the HHC State of the System book HHC Neuroscience Institute Uncovering the mysteries of the brain is the challenge of modern medicine and the field of neuroscience. Hartford HealthCare has been leading that challenge for decades. Now, the Hartford HealthCare Neuroscience Institute is poised...