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A sixteen-month study of consensus-based diagnosis of patients with disorders of consciousness has shown that 41% of cases of minimally conscious state (MCS) were misdiagnosed as vegetative state (VS), a condition associated with a much lower chance of recovery.
A similarity in brain disturbance between insects and people suffering from migraines, stroke and epilepsy points the way toward new drug therapies to address these conditions.
In 1996, a 7-year-old boy in China bent over the eyepiece of a small telescope and saw something that would change his life--a comet of flamboyant beauty, bright and puffy with an active tail.
In hospitals around the country, doctors are trying to discover how to fix a dying liver by testing a machine packed with human liver cells.
Scientists reported on Wednesday that the human eye could help doctors understand how an acute form of malaria attacks the brain, a discovery shedding light on new and better treatments for one of Africa's biggest killers.
Stardust-NExT on Its Way to Explore Comet Tempel 1 DENVER, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- On Jan.
Doctors in London say movie actor-director Lord Richard Attenborough is in stable condition after suffering a head injury in a fall at his home last month. The 85-year-old Attenborough, who directed Ghandi and acted in Jurassic Park, had fallen into a coma after the Dec.
Researchers are reporting the use of an experimental treatment that uses magnets to stimulate brain tissue.
By Claire Beale ON ADVERTISING After an August in which almost the entire ad industry turned off the lights and headed for the sun, it's back-to-school time for adland this week.
By Kathy Marks An American surgeon known as "Doctor Death" to medical staff at the Queensland hospital where he worked for two years is to be extradited on charges relating to the deaths of 17 patients.
Comet -- A comet is a small body from the outer reaches of the solar system similar to an asteroid but composed of ice. Often described as "dirty snowballs," they are composed largely of carbon dioxide ice, methane ice, and water ice with a mixture of dust and small stony aggregates mixed in. Comets are thought to be small pieces of debris left over from the formation of the solar system, representing a sample of the original composition of the nebula that condensed to form the Sun and all...
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.