Latest News

Laser ablation surgery shows better cognitive results for people with epilepsy

MRI-Guided Stereotactic Laser Ablation (SLA) of the hippocampus to control seizures in people with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) may result in seizure control that approaches that from anterior temporal lobectory or selective amygdalohippocampectomy and better cognitive outcomes than any of the standard open resections, according to a study. If the SLA continues to prove safe and shows adequate efficacy for seizure control, the technique has the potential to drastically change brain surgery.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Enhancing neuronal activity promotes axon regeneration in adult central nervous system

  • Computerized rehab aids those suffering from brain injuries

  • Lipid-based diets effectively combat Alzheimer's disease in mouse model

  • I want her to want me: Where men, sex and personality meet

  • Social animals seek out the company of others because their brains are wired to find it rewarding

  • Why smiles (and frowns) are contagious

  • Memory ensembles: To preserve its memories, the brain must regulate its neural networks

  • Study examines euthanasia, assisted suicide of patients with psychiatric disorders

  • Anger, contempt and disgust fuel hostility, new research shows

  • Whistle while you work

  •