Reuters (July 16, 2013) German and Canadian scientists have built a three dimensional map of the human brain to help in the development of new treatments for neurological disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. ... watch video
Cleveland Clinic (Nov. 13, 2014) For people with certain types of brain tumors, there’s a unique surgery that doesn’t leave a scar. Meet a man who had his brain tumor removed through his nose.
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Deutsche Welle (Aug. 4, 2013) A healthy brain just keeps getting better with age. That is the surprising discovery of Ernst Poeppel, a brain researcher in Munich. Vocabulary, verbal memory and spacial and associative reasoning ... watch video
Reuters (Apr. 11, 2013) Researchers at Stanford University in California have developed a process that renders an intact mouse brain transparent. By replacing the opaque fatty components in the brain with a transparent ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (May 7, 2015) A simplified computer model of a mouse brain is created by neurorobotics engineers to demonstrate how the body and brain interact with each other. They mapped 200,000 neurons in the virtual mouse ... watch video
Reuters - News Video Online (Oct. 28, 2015) Officials in New South Wales, Australia have approved plans for a trial of medical marijuana drugs for children with severe epilepsy. Julie Noce reports.
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Reuters (June 30, 2013) A new study links frequent heading of the ball in soccer to brain damage. Research published in the journal Radiology, says players who head the ball frequently are more likely to suffer brain damage ... watch video
Feb. 4, 2016 New research provides a window into the brain changes that link mindfulness meditation training with health in stressed adults. The study shows that mindfulness meditation training, compared to ... read more
Feb. 5, 2016 Neuroscientists say rest -- for more than a day -- is critical for allowing the brain to reset neural networks and repair any short-term injury. This new study in mice also shows that repeated mild ... read more
Feb. 5, 2016 Children with Down syndrome who have motor speech deficits have been inadequately diagnosed, which could have a major impact on the interventions used by speech pathologists ... read more
Dec. 7, 2014 Anti-epileptic drugs control seizures and improve quality of life for most people with epilepsy. But for those who find medical treatment ineffective or intolerable, brain surgery is sometimes the ... read more
June 19, 2014 Neurosurgeons have implanted a new type of electrical stimulator to control seizures in patients with difficult-to-control epilepsy called a responsive neurostimulator. It marked the first time in ... read more
July 21, 2011 Two-thirds of people with severe and otherwise untreatable epilepsy were completely cured of their frequent seizures after undergoing neurosurgery at the University of California, San Francisco ... read more