News tagged with neurosurgeon
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 |
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
Eban Alexander's quick trip to heaven started with a headache.
Other Oct 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (5) | 2
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study shows that, rather than being an "all or nothing" phenomenon, regions of the human brain go silent at different times through the night, losing their ability to communicate during certain phases ...
Neuroscience Apr 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
(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
The recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a brain aneurysm device has opened the door for neurosurgeons at Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience (JHN) to offer advanced treatment to patients suffering from ...
Other Apr 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Approximately 6 million Americans have brain aneurysms, a condition that occurs when a weak or thin spot develops on a blood vessel in the brain causing it to balloon. Often, these do not cause symptoms and go undetected, ...
Neuroscience Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Until recently, Nanci Redd thought she would need brain surgery if she wanted to stay in Akron, Ohio, to treat uncontrolled dizziness caused by a non-cancerous growth in her head.
Cancer Aug 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
After four years of confinement to a wheelchair, Rick Constantine, 58, is now walking again after undergoing an unconventional surgery at University of California, San Diego Heath System to restore the use of his leg. Neurosurgeon ...
Surgery Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Indian doctors on Friday began draining excess fluid from the head of a baby suffering from a rare disorder that caused her skull to swell to nearly double its size, a neurosurgeon told AFP.
Other Apr 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
For patients with a traumatic brain injury, the default standard of care has just been turned on its head by a group of researchers at the University of Washington working with colleagues at six hospitals ...
Medical research Dec 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 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
Results of a study using several imaging methods showed that CCSVI (chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency) occurs at a low rate in both people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and non-MS volunteers, contrary to some previous ...
Neuroscience Mar 07, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 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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