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Executive Health Management

The NHS Announced Cutting-Edge Laser to Treat Epilepsy

2022 03 Nov

The NHS has announced the launch of laser beam brain surgery to treat patients with epilepsy. Part of the NHS Long Term Plan commitment is to ensure the most effective treatments are rolled out across the country, and this pioneering laser beam treatment is its lastest example.   Epilepsy patients who not have responded well to other forms of... Read more

IT Management

Clinical Trial Shows Control of Robotic Arm Using Thought

2015 25 May

A clinical collaboration between Caltech, Keck Medicine of USC and Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center has given a patient with paralysis the ability to move a robotic arm just by thinking about it and using his imagination. Thanks to the unique clinical trial, the patient, Erik G. Sorto, is the first person in the world to have a neural... Read more

Executive Health Management

Ageing Population Will Increase The Need For Neurosurgeons

2015 23 Mar

New research from NYU Langone Medical Center predicts that, as the population ages, hospitals will require more neurosurgeons to handle the projected influx of patients needing treatment for chronic subdural haemorrhage (SDH). By the year 2030, SDH will surpass brain tumours to become the most common brain condition in adults that requires intervention... Read more

IMAGING Management

Ultra High Field MRI Pinpoints and Protects Language Centres

2014 30 Oct

New research from the Medical University of Vienna's Department of Neurology reveals that it is possible to pinpoint the areas of the brain that are important for understanding language by using ultra-high field MRI than with conventional MRI. Thus, ultra-high field MRI could be used to protect these areas during brain surgery and avoid any accidental... Read more