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18 hrs ago | Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Meta...

BMP signaling modulation attenuates cerebral arteriovenous...

Correspondence: Dr BP Walcott, Department of Neurological Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, White Building Room 502, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Genetics, Biology, Science

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

Dr. Javed Siddiqi of Redlands Community Hospital receives award from American Osteopathic Association

Dr. Javed Siddiqi, neurosurgeon and medical director for the Center for Surgical and Specialty Care at Redlands Community Hospital, received a Presidential Citation during the American Osteopathic Association's annual business meeting held July 15-20 in Chicago.

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Related Topix: California

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Times

LSU Health news

The following people joined LSU Health Shreveport's faculty in June: Matthew Burroughs, JD, clinical assistant professor, administration; Stephanie Currie, MS, clinical instructor, communication disorders; Damian Duhon, DPT, clinical instructor, physical therapy; Claude Minor Jr., MD, clinical assistant professor, EA Conway; Bich-Tran Pham, MD, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Shreveport, LA, Anesthesiology, Medicine

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Medical News Today

Four evidence-based indicators of concussion

A research review identifying the clinical indicators most strongly associated with concussion is an important first step in the process of developing evidence-based guidelines for concussion diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment, according to a new report published by Neurosurgery , official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Science Daily

Comprehensive concussion literature analysis lays foundation for evidence-based guidelines

There has been heightened public concussion awareness in the last few years related to professional sports, in particular, the NFL.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Medicine, Nettleton, MS

Newswise

What's a Concussion? Review Identifies Four Evidence-Based Indicators

A research review identifying the clinical indicators most strongly associated with concussion is an important first step in the process of developing evidence-based guidelines for concussion diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment, according to a new report published by Neurosurgery , official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons .

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Jul 09, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

New type of stent could help some brain aneurysm patients

After Susan Wakulich was told she had an aneurysm, she figured an invasive brain surgery and lengthy recovery lay ahead of her.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Ottawa Life

The Best Anti-Aging Remedy: Building Muscle

Don't just get in shape for the summer-keeping fit for the rest of your life is the key to fighting off the "disease of aging," according to Dr. Brett Osborn, neurosurgeon and author of Get Serious, A Neurosurgeon's Guide to Optimal Health and Fitness.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Surgical Products

Personalized Brain Tumor Vaccine Helps Patients Live Longer

Patients newly diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme and treated with an experimental cancer vaccine made from the patient's own tumor in addition to standard of care lived longer compared to those who received standard of care alone, according to new results from a study involving Northwestern Medicine researchers and released on July 1.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Brain Cancer

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Applied Clinical Trials

New Results Show Personalized Brain Tumor Vaccine Helps Patients Live Longer

In this phase two study, 50 percent of glioblastoma patients lived for two years, an encouraging result for one of the most deadly cancers that often kills patients within one year of diagnosis In this phase two study, 50 percent of glioblastoma patients lived for two years, an encouraging result for one of the most deadly cancers that often kills ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Brain Cancer

Surgical Products

First Order For Renaissance System With Brain Module

Mazor Robotics Ltd., a developer of innovative guidance systems and complementary products, announced today that it has received the first order for its Renaissance system since the commercial launch of the brain surgery module.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, NE, Medicine

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Iol.co.za

Hulamin down, boss on medical leave

Shares of aluminium products maker Hulamin fall after the company says chief executive Richard Jacob is to take medical leave to receive specialist care in South Africa and neurological surgery in the United States.

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EurekAlert!

Updated guidelines covering fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine

Charlottesville, VA . Experts in the spine surgery community-neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons-banded together to evaluate the recent literature on lumbar spine fusion procedures and to publish up-to-date evidence-based recommendations on their use.

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Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Medicine

Sun Jun 29, 2014

County 10 News

Saturday was a good day for pitching horseshoes in Pavillion

A benefit horseshoe tournament Saturday in Pavillion was the second benefit in as many weeks for 14-year-old Kaiden Burk, who is facing possible neurological surgery in Denver to correct a seizure disorder.

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The Daily Republic

Medical Profiles 2014: Jeffrey Marc Dembner, M.D.

Dr. Jeffrey Marc Dembner earned his medical degree at Yale University in New Haven, Conn.

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Related Topix: Yale University, New Haven, CT, George Washington University, Medicine

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Newswise

Neurosurgeons Unveil Choosing Wisely(r) List, Identifying Five Unnecessary Tests or Procedures

Washington, DC - The American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons today released a list of specific tests or procedures that are commonly ordered, but not always necessary, in neurosurgery.

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Newswise

Experts Cite 'Misconceptions' on Brain Metastases

Newswise - June 24, 2014 - "Key historical misconceptions" are hindering progress in research and treatment for patients with cancer metastases to the brain, suggests a special article in the July issue of Neurosurgery , official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer

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