News tagged with neurosurgeon
Indian doctors said Wednesday they have successfully carried out a first round of reconstructive surgery on the skull of a baby suffering from a rare disorder that caused her head to nearly double in size.
Surgery May 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Doctors carried out life-saving surgery Wednesday on an Indian baby suffering from a rare disorder that caused her head to swell to nearly double its size, in a case that aroused sympathy worldwide.
Surgery May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Using an artificial protein that stimulates the body's natural immune system to fight cancer, a research team at Duke Medicine has engineered a lethal weapon that kills brain tumors in mice while sparing ...
Immunology Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 3 |
A team of scientists and clinicians at UC San Francisco has discovered how to detect abnormal brain rhythms associated with Parkinson's by implanting electrodes within the brains of people with the disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A medical malpractice lawsuit was filed Friday against SSM Health Care-St. Louis and a neurosurgeon for allegedly operating on the wrong side of a woman's skull and brain.
Other Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pediatric researchers, investigating the biology of brain tumors in children, are finding that crucial differences in how the same gene is mutated may call for different treatments. A new study offers glimpses into how scientists ...
Cancer Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—In an article published this week in the journal Drug Delivery and Translational Research, researchers from Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and the Georgia Institute of Technology have reported the de ...
Cancer Mar 18, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
A new endoscopic surgical procedure has been shown to be safer and to result in better outcomes than the current standard medical treatment for patients who suffer strokes as a result of brain hemorrhages, UCLA neurosurgeons ...
Surgery Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Success in patients with major depression: For the first time, physicians stimulated patients' medial forebrain bundles
Researchers from the Bonn University Hospital implanted pacemaker electrodes into the medial forebrain bundle in the brains of patients suffering from major depression with amazing results: In six out of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 09, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 5
A Finnish study shows that patients who have experienced subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) have a highly increased risk of death due to a stroke or cerebral haemorrhage, and have double the mortality rate of the general population. ...
Neuroscience Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When faced with disease, patients and caregivers now readily turn to the Internet for information and emotional support. This is particularly true in the case of caregivers of children with hydrocephalus. Researchers at Children's ...
Health Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When hospital patients have to be readmitted soon after discharge, hospitals look bad.
Health Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Restrictions on body checking and other rule changes could limit aggression and reduce young hockey players' risk of injury, according to a new study.
Health Jan 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Getting a grip on hand function: Researchers discover spinal cord circuit that controls our ability to grasp
Dalhousie neurosurgeon and scientist Dr. Rob Brownstone and postdoctoral fellow Dr. Tuan Bui have identified the spinal cord circuit that controls the hand's ability to grasp. This breakthrough finding opens ...
Neuroscience Apr 10, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Ice hockey accounts for nearly half of all traumatic brain injuries among children and youth participating in organized sports who required a trip to an emergency department, according to a new study out ...
Health Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Neurosurgery (or neurological surgery) is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spine, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.
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