Researchers report human growth hormone, prepared from human tissue prior to 1985, may have been contaminated with seeds of the amyloid beta protein. In a new study, researchers injected mice with the original c-hGH batches containing amyloid beta which seeded amyloid pathology, even decades after storage. Findings support the hypothesis that the Alzheimer's causing proteins can be transmitted to from contaminated materials.
A new study reveals sleep deprivation can seriously hinder memory. Researchers report one of the main reasons for mistakes and accidents in surgery, transportation and operating power plans appears to be a lack of sleep.
A new automated, robotic surgical drill is able to reduce procedure time from two hours to two and a half minutes for a complex cranial operation.
Deep brain stimulation helps reduce movement tics and verbal outbursts in people suffering from Tourette, researchers report.
A new study highlights the potential reasons why many patients with severe epilepsy still continue to experience seizures even after surgery.
A new math model helps neurosurgeons map the impact of surgery on the brain.
Researchers report improved survival rates in people who received chemotherapy postoperatively for medulloblastoma brain cancer.