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"Medical Innovations" - Page 1

  • Kochi surgeons devise a non-invasive, cost effective treatment for epilepsy

    Kochi surgeons devise a non-invasive, cost effective treatment for epilepsy

    N.B. NairKochi (ISJ-Exclusive) ? Neurosurgeons at a Kochi hospital has devised a non-invasive and cheap treatment for epilepsy, considered to be the first time in India. The treatment, which involves eliminating epileptic focus through radiofrequency...

    15 Nov 2016 5:22 AM GMT
  • Brain-mapping technique developed by US scientists to help study neurological disorders

    Brain-mapping technique developed by US scientists to help study neurological disorders

    Washington (ISJ) ? A new technique developed by US scientists to map the outermost layer of brain opened up the study of neurological disorders such as autism, schizophrenia, dementia and epilepsy. Researchers at Washington University School of...

    30 July 2016 4:55 PM GMT
  • Non-invasive Gene therapy could treat brain tumour

    Non-invasive Gene therapy could treat brain tumour

    N.B. NairWashington (ISJ) ? A team of researchers at University of Massachusetts Medical School led by an Indian neuroscientist develop non-invasive gene therapy to treat brain tumour. Currently treatment for brain tumour or Gliobastoma (GBM)...

    23 July 2016 4:17 AM GMT
  • US scientists develop artificial limb in Lab

    US scientists develop artificial limb in Lab

    Washington (ISJ) ? Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has developed bioartificial limbs suitable for transplantation. A team of scientists at MGH engineered rat forelimbs with functioning vascular and muscle tissue, using an...

    9 Jun 2015 2:58 AM GMT
  • Indian transplant expert trashes Italian neurosurgeon?s plan for human head transplant

    Indian transplant expert trashes Italian neurosurgeon?s plan for human head transplant

    N.B. Nair | Indian Science JournalNew Delhi/New York (ISJ) ? Indian transplant expert trashed plans of a maverick Italian neurosurgeon to carry out the first-ever attempt for a head transplant. Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero claimed he has...

    20 April 2015 6:08 PM GMT
  • Scientists develop new therapies inspired by cow immune system

    Scientists develop new therapies inspired by cow immune system

    Washington (ISJ) - People suffering from hormone deficiencies can look forward to a new therapy based on immune molecules from cows. The new therapy has been developed by scientists of the Florida-based The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). The...

    24 Feb 2015 3:34 PM GMT
  • In death, Kerala woman saves three

    In death, Kerala woman saves three

    Kochi (ISJ) ? In a rare feat, doctors at the Kochi-based Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences simultaneously transplanted the small intestine, heart and liver of an accident victim to three different patients. The intestinal transplant was the fourth...

    19 Jan 2015 4:30 PM GMT
  • First time in India, Kerala hospital performs a unique treatment to cure acute blood cancer

    First time in India, Kerala hospital performs a unique treatment to cure acute blood cancer

    Kochi (ISJ) ? Nineteen-year-old Neena (name changed) was suffering from acute blood cancer or acute myeloid leukaemia. Her disease developed into a life-threatening stage even after two cycles of chemotherapy. She did not have a human leukocyte...

    28 Nov 2014 5:16 AM GMT
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