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Neurosurgeons looking at stem cells from skin to fight brain tumors
SAN FRANCISCO A team of neurosurgeons
and scientists from Italy is looking into whether ... been attempted successfully in mice. The Italian neurosurgeons
made a presentation about their new study at the 54th annual meeting of the Congress of Neurological...
Stimulating nerve cells with laser precision
... says, a machine could be created that helps guide neurosurgeons
to the target nerves during rhizotomy, a procedure that frees someone from a spastic or seemingly frozen muscle, as when someone's head is stuck in a tortuous position. Currently, once the proper neural region is selected, surgeons pinpoint the indiv...
Cyberkinetics, Case to develop system to help restore extremity function
...dergone a craniotomy by providing neurologists and neurosurgeons
a new resource to detect, transmit and analyze neural activity. Cyberkinetics' BrainGate TM System is being designed to give severely paralyzed individuals, as well as individuals with motor impairment from a variety of causes, a long-term, direct ...
Slow brain waves play key role in coordinating complex activity
...sts at the University of California, Berkeley, and neurosurgeons
and neurologists at UC San Francisco (UCSF) is beg...waves to produce a finer map of the brain to guide neurosurgeons
during brain surgery and potentially to use these same high frequency oscillations to control roboti...
Teenager moves video icons just by imagination
...o had the grids implanted so that neurologists and neurosurgeons
can find the area in the brain serving as the focus for an epileptic seizure, with hopes of removing it to avoid future seizures. To do this, the boy and his doctors, Dr Mathew Smyth and Dr John Zempel, had to wait for a seizure. Usin' the noggin ...