Posts Tagged ‘brain’
A stroke left a 58 year old man unable to walk or talk, until a doctor performed a brain-saving procedure. As Diana Gonzalez reports it’s all thanks to a new device.
It’s a subject in the news these days, concussions and head injuries in sports. Tonight a study about possible brain injuries in soccer caused by heading with researchers in the US finding subtle signs of brain damage and changes to the brain. As Avis Favaro reports, this is a story parents of soccer kids will want to heed.
What’s good for the heart is good for the brain. That’s the theory behind a new study by Lawson researchers which uses cardiac rehabilitation strategies for certain stroke patients. It’s a study that could someday be a game changer in how we look at stroke recovery.
Spina Bifida strikes before birth, often crippling a child’s chances of walking and causing a dangerous buildup of fluid on the brain. Surgery usually takes place within a few days after birth, but now results from a new study have opened up the way for kids to get treatment before birth.