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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.
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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)
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.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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.
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 .
Wed Jul 09, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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.
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)
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.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
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.
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 .