Cannabidiol significantly reduces seizures in patients with severe form of epilepsy

Posted in Medicine on 20th May, 2018
by Alex Muller

In the new study comparing two doses of CBD to a placebo, the researchers reported a 41.9 percent reduction in 'drop seizures'

Study shows how rhythms control communication between brain regions

Posted in Science on 30th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

Taking on intellectually challenging tasks, groups of neurons tune in to one another and harmonize, then go back to improvising.

Neuroscientists pinpoint the neurons that can tell faces apart

Posted in Medicine on 10th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

How do brains tell faces apart? Scientists have attributed this ability to 'face-detector' (FD) neurons, considered to be responsible for distinguishing faces.

Implanted micropump could deliver epilepsy drugs right into the brain

Posted in Medicine on 27th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

A promising new treatment for epilepsy directly targets the nerve cells, deep within the brain, that cause seizures.

Robot to perform brain surgery through cheek

Posted in Medicine on 18th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

A new technique in which a robot performs the surgery by entering through the cheek. This could minimize how invasive the procedure is and reduce recovery time.