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July 10, 2018

Bioelectric Therapy for Neurological Disease Treatment

by Zara Jethani

Imagine using electricity to non-invasively treat and cure brain cancer. Or stroke. Or Parkinson’s. Or an aneurysm. Or Alzheimer’s, depression, concussion. Dr. Santosh Kesari is a physician scientist who sees the possibilities in the world of alternating electric field therapy.

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February 28, 2018

Can Stem Cells Repair Traumatic Brain Injury?

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute opens a novel stem cell therapy clinical trial, which delivers stem cells for brain recovery after traumatic brain injury (TBI) in people who have had chronic motor deficits for over a year following TBI. Read about this groundbreaking trial.

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December 25, 2017

When a Fall Turns Into a Race Against Time

by Zara Jethani

What started out as a normal night in a retired nurse's life quickly turned into a race against time. Read about how a small fall landed this patient in the hospital and in the OR for emergency brain surgery.

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May 19, 2017

PATIENT STORY: A Subdural Hematoma Strikes

by Sharmyn McGraw

Subdural hematomas are a life-threatening condition caused by bleeding in the skull outside the brain. Read about a patient's experience with neurosurgeon, Garni Barkhoudarian, MD.

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October 6, 2015

Concussions: Looking back, looking ahead (Part 1 of 2)

by Daniel F. Kelly

Fall means football for most high schools and colleges. But amidst the tackles and touchdowns, concussions are serious injuries that often go unrecognized and undertreated. In the past, players who were “dinged” or got “their bell rung” were simply resuscitated with smelling salts and then sent back into...

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