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Promising chemo, therapeutic viruses, cutting-edge surgery debut at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Promising chemo, therapeutic viruses, cutting-edge surgery debut at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

NYU pediatric neurosurgeon reports on 25 children with tuberous sclerosis

NYU pediatric neurosurgeon reports on 25 children with tuberous sclerosis

Polyunsaturated fat and vitamin E halves risk of developing motor neurone disease

Polyunsaturated fat and vitamin E halves risk of developing motor neurone disease

An engineered virus that tracks down and compels cancer cells to eat themselves

An engineered virus that tracks down and compels cancer cells to eat themselves

Kidney patients warned away from potassium

Kidney patients warned away from potassium

Transplanted human tissue linked to seven cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the UK

Transplanted human tissue linked to seven cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the UK

Future of children's hospitals threatened in Britain

Future of children's hospitals threatened in Britain

Computer program lets people with Trigeminal neuralgia diagnose themselves

Computer program lets people with Trigeminal neuralgia diagnose themselves

Large scale study shows success of epilepsy surgery

Large scale study shows success of epilepsy surgery

Study shows patients regain hand function when given cortical stimulation with rehab

Study shows patients regain hand function when given cortical stimulation with rehab

Sending tiny electric pulses to a part of the brain controlling motor function boosts stroke recovery

Sending tiny electric pulses to a part of the brain controlling motor function boosts stroke recovery

Jefferson neurosurgeons use innovative "Wingspan Stent System" to open clogged brain arteries

Jefferson neurosurgeons use innovative "Wingspan Stent System" to open clogged brain arteries

Study shows that cell transplantation therapy may improve brain receptor function in patients who suffered from cerebral stroke

Study shows that cell transplantation therapy may improve brain receptor function in patients who suffered from cerebral stroke

Study offers piece of missing link needed in understanding receptor function possibly providing safe, ethical source for replacing brain cells

Study offers piece of missing link needed in understanding receptor function possibly providing safe, ethical source for replacing brain cells

Attaching new cytokine to neural stem cells derived from bone marrow kills brain tumor cells

Attaching new cytokine to neural stem cells derived from bone marrow kills brain tumor cells

Procedure to remove small tumors near inner ear shows promise at preserving hearing

Procedure to remove small tumors near inner ear shows promise at preserving hearing

Headache and migraine in primary care

Headache and migraine in primary care

Education and rates of cognitive decline in incident Alzheimer's disease

Education and rates of cognitive decline in incident Alzheimer's disease

Certain chemicals in the blood may indicate brain injury

Certain chemicals in the blood may indicate brain injury

Thrill seekers at less risk of  Parkinson's disease

Thrill seekers at less risk of Parkinson's disease