Med Talks

Aneurysm Q&A

Health Talks

Q&A with Babu Welch, M.D., Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiology, Director of the UT Southwestern Microvascular Laboratory, and Director of the Cerebrovascular Fellowship.

What is a brain aneurysm? This is a weakness of a blood vessel in the brain. The main concern with this weakness is that it may tear or rupture and cause blood to cover the brain. This is frequently life-threatening.

What symptoms should someone look out for? Many brain aneurysms are found without symptoms while another complaint is being investigated. A sudden and new headache is a common presenting complaint in a person [...]

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Mental illness and your child's health

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Did you know that more than 20 percent of children experience a mental disorder? With recent tragedies haunting America’s communities, mental illness has come to the forefront of public awareness. It is time to address the mental health of America’s children and how we can help.

According to research by the National Institute of Mental Health, one in every four to five U.S. youth is affected by some type of mental disorder to the extent that  the child has difficulty functioning.

Adam Brenner, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center, answers [...]

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