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‘Epilepsy is disabling, needs understanding’ (March 26 is World Epilepsy Day)


March 25th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Epilepsy is much more disabling than acknowledged - it impacts a child's learning years, a person's professional and marital life and also gives the patient ... Read more...

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Cholesterol-lowering drugs may improve blood flow after stroke


April 27th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins may help may help restore blood flow after a stroke, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.The ... Read more...

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Bone marrow stem cells may provide treatment for brain injuries


March 11th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Scientists have safely used stem cells derived from a patient's own bone marrow in pediatric patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI).This was part of a Phase I ... Read more...

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New hybrid drug, derived from turmeric, may benefit stroke victims


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have created a new molecule from curcumin, a chemical component of the golden-colored spice turmeric, and found that it affects mechanisms that protect ... Read more...

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Patient rescued from 23 years in ‘coma’ was conscious all through (Lead)


November 23rd, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) A leading European neurologist has said many cases of brain injuries around the world are wrongly diagnosed as ‘coma' after helping rescue a patient who was conscious all ... Read more...

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Astounding case of Rom Houben: 23 years in ‘coma’, but conscious all along!


November 23rd, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) A leading European neurologist has said many cases of brain injury around the world are wrongly diagnosed as 'coma' after discovering that a car-crash victim thought to have ... Read more...

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Monetary gain and high-risk tactics trigger brain activity


November 18th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Monetary gain and high-risk plans stimulate activity in the brain, according to Japanese researchers.Dr. Tadashi Ino and colleagues, from the Department of Neurology at the Rakuwakai-Otowa Hospital and ... Read more...

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