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Surgeries performed later in the day have more complications

A study has found that patients who undergo a neurosurgical procedure with surgical start times between 9 pm and 7 am are at an...

Deep brain stimulation helps treat Tourette syndrome adolescents

The experimental procedure of thalmic deep brain stimulation (DBS) reduces the involuntary movements and vocal outbursts experienced by young adults with severe cases of...

Epilepsy patients benefit from early surgery

There are important, long-term gains from hastening surgical interventions against epilepsy before the disease has had too negative an impact on brain functions and patients'...

Opioid pain relievers affecting spine surgery recovery

A new study links the use of opioid pain relievers (prescription medications, such as Percocet) to less improvement and higher levels of dissatisfaction following...