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A study conducted at the University of Toronto in Canada and published in the November 2011 issue of the journal, Neurology, has found that patients who are diagnosed with both dementia and stroke rarely receive adequate care for both. The study was funded by the Canadian Stroke Network. The neurology researchers evaluated the data of … Read more

A study published in PLoS ONE reports on an investigation of the records of neurosurgery patients who were transported in 2008 for treatment in one specific facility. The study found that 63 percent of the patients could have been safely transferred via ambulance on the ground rather than helicopter. The difference in cost between a … Read more

A new study published in October 2011 in The Lancet shows that neurosurgery for epilepsy can mean the end of seizures. Follow-ups with more than 5,000 patients were conducted over a period of 19 years. Six hundred fifteen of the patients (both men and women) had surgery for epilepsy at the National Hospital for Neurology … Read more