Latest News

Material in dissolvable sutures could treat brain infections, reducing hospital stays

A plastic material already used in absorbable surgical sutures and other medical devices shows promise for continuous administration of antibiotics to patients with brain infections. Use of the material, placed directly on the brain's surface, could reduce the need for weeks of costly hospital stays now required for such treatment.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Diabetes and brain tangles may be linked independently of Alzheimer's disease

  • Neuron responsible for alcoholism found

  • Reward, aversion behaviors activated through same brain pathways

  • Hiring more minority teachers in schools gives fairer perception of discipline

  • New symptom may help identify sleep apnea in older women

  • Feeling blue and seeing blue: Sadness may impair color perception

  • Risk of cognitive impairment in children born prematurely may be predicted using MRI after birth

  • Language acquisition: From sounds to the meaning

  • Forensic examiners pass the face matching test

  • Bisexual and questioning women have higher risk of eating disorders

  •