Why the Vagus Nerve is So Important
Mental Floss, 6 May 2016
9 facts about the nerve that lets you breathe, helps you form memories and sometimes makes you faint.
A traumatised mother and the haunting proof your mind can make your body physically ill
The Daily Mail, 26 April 2016
For more than 20 years, neurologist Dr Suzanne O'Sullivan has specialised in treating patients with 'psychosomatic illnesses' - where physical symptoms including pain, seizures, even paralysis, are triggered by emotional states.
Twins take on college with service dogs
South East Arrow, 20 April 2016
Alexia was diagnosed with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) as a child, meaning when she stands, an excessively reduced volume of blood returns to the heart. Marissa's diagnosis came much later. Marissa has sensory processing disorder, which includes anxiety attacks.
Marissa Gibbons - UT Health Patient
The University of Toledo, 15 April 2016
In this video, Marissa talks about her struggle with Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) and how Dr. Grubb has helped her through her treatment.
1 woman, 1 girl talk about their invisible illness: postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
St George News, 4 April 2016
When Alyna Eaves fell ill with a sinus infection in November 2014, she had no idea how much her life was about to change. She would eventually be diagnosed with a syndrome known as POTS: postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.
Cape Girardeau service dog nominated for national award
KFVS, 26 March 2016
She’s a typical college student, lives in the dorms, and has a job on campus. Only she’s living with a serious condition, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, or POTS
Dr. Campbell: Fainting spells and the causes behind them
North Carolina News, 21 March 2016
On Thursday, during the first round of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament in Raleigh, Virginia head coach Tony Bennett fainted and slumped to the court on the sidelines just before halftime.
BIOTRONIK's New Insertable Cardiac Monitor Now Available in the UK & Ireland
SelectScience, 15 March 2016
The insertable cardiac monitor is indicated for patients suffering from unexplained syncope, and to detect atrial fibrillation.
EBR Systems Announces First Commercial Implants of WiSE Technology
Business Wire, 8 March 2016
EBR Systems, Inc. today announced the first commercial implants of WiSE Technology, the world’s only wireless endocardial pacing system for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). CRT is a proven therapy that reduces mortality and improves clinical outcomes in people suffering from heart failure. The implants were performed in James Cook University Hospital, UK and Na Homolce Hospital, Czech Republic.
Selma Blair on Becoming Kris Jenner for American Crime Story
Vogue, 29 January 2016
Our very own STARS patron, Selma Blair, is starring in the very addictive TV series The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story as Kris Kardashian.