NCT Blog

31 October

Can the onset of dementia be prevented?

=== Jordan J. Ghassemian & Evan Cole Lewis, MD === At the 2017 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London, researchers discussed how nine health and lifestyle factors contribute to about 35 per cent of dementia. This translates to potentially preventing 1 in 3 cases of dementia by tackling risk factors such as education and depression. The report was recently published in The Lancet and can be found here: http://www.thelancet.com/commissions/dementia2017 Visit...

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17 October

It’s That Time of the Year… Concussion!

=== Jordan J. Ghassemian & Evan Cole Lewis, MD === With fall now in full swing, people all around the community are enjoying the last of the nice weather before the winter chill sets in. That means lots of folks heading outdoors to play their favorite sports and recreational activities. The susceptibility to concussion is on the rise, with information from the government of Canada stating: “Among children and youth...

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20 August

Proposed Federal Liberal Tax Cuts – A Patient Perspective

Dear Reader, I have sought to keep Neurology Centre of Toronto’s (#NCT) social media free from politics; however, the recent announcement by our Liberal Federal government is where I have had to draw the line. This post isn’t about money or people paying their “fair share.” This is about patients. Period. Recently, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced a proposal to eliminate tax benefits for small businesses, including medical corporations. Many...

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29 June

NCT’s website has arrived!

We are very proud to announce the official launch of the new website for the Neurology Centre of Toronto (NCT) – where patients, parents and families can find resouces relating to diagnoses and treatments,  learn about advancements in the field of neurology and access leading neurological healthcare services. At NCT, founders Dr. Evan Cole Lewis and Dr. Daniel Flanders, support a patient-centred facility providing comprehensive neurology and neurology-related services for...

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