brain

Uzbek child with brain tumour twice the size of cricket ball undergoes surgery at Delhi hospital

A team of doctors at Aakash Healthcare Super Speciality Hospital performed the microscopic surgery that lasted for nine hours.

published on : 19th January 2022

Attention and memory deficits persist for months after recovery from mild Covid

Previous studies have shown that after acute Covid-19 infection some people can continue to suffer from cognitive symptoms such as difficulties in concentrating, colloquially referred to as brain fog.

published on : 19th January 2022

Deep brain stimulation procedure offers relief to patients with Parkinson’s disease, say docs 

The DBS is not a cure but will help patients get relief from severe symptoms and perform day-to-day activities, said doctors who presented at least five cases of DBS at a press meet on Tuesday.

published on : 15th December 2021

Rocket scientists and neurosurgeons are not necessarily smarter than the rest: Study

The findings of the study show that both aerospace engineers and neurosurgeons have similar levels of intelligence to those in the general population.

published on : 14th December 2021

Biomarkers can now predict survival in brain tumour cases 

Such a blood-based testing methodology could help clinicians better understand disease progression and choose a more effective treatment regimen.  

published on : 19th November 2021

Food that is bad for your brain

published on : 7th November 2021

Chances of recovery from brain stroke during Covid low: Experts

As per the experts from the Neurosurgery department of AIIMS, the recovery rate from brain stroke is 66 per cent for those who have not got infected from the virus.

published on : 30th October 2021

Gadag: Suspected brain fever outbreak

Residents of Naregal town in Gadag district have a new worry, other than Covid: brain fever.

published on : 6th October 2021

Odisha's first awake brain surgery successfully performed on young boy at AIIMS Bhubaneswar

With symptoms of seizures and speech problems, the patient, a native of Bhadrak district, had presented at the premier hospital a month back.

published on : 27th September 2021

First brain bio-bank to come up at AIIMS-Bhubaneswar soon

The Neurobiology Research Centre at NIMHANS-Bengaluru was the first to set up a brain bank in the country and the one at Bhubaneswar will be established in collaboration with NIMHANS.

published on : 27th September 2021

Brain injury patient from Dallas airlifted to Chennai's Kauvery Hospital

According to a statement from the hospital, the patient and her husband were in the US on student visas and were unable to meet the medical costs in the country.

published on : 5th September 2021

Advanced lung support system saves Covid patient with brain haemorrhage

Due to the serious conditions, he was shifted to a hospital there. As his condition worsened, he was intubated and put on ventilator support.

published on : 2nd September 2021

New breakthrough in identifying benefits of physical exercise against Alzheimer's disease

These findings help to better understand why regular exercise is beneficial in AD and may provide new insight for disease prevention or effective treatment approaches. 

published on : 22nd August 2021

Post-Covid brain haemorrhage treated in Hyderabad

After a 48-year-old woman from Karnataka suffered a rare case of brain haemorrhage post Covid-19, a private hospital in the city helped save her life by performing a crucial surgery in time. 

published on : 6th July 2021

Brain-dead patient in Tiruchy saves three lives

Organs harvested from a 47-year-old brain dead patient from the district gave a fresh lease of life to three patients on Sunday, after they were sent to various hospitals in Tiruchy and Madurai.

published on : 5th July 2021
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