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  1. BRAIN TECH: Carbon Electrodes Proven to Be Safe Brain Implants

    BRAIN TECH: Carbon Electrodes Proven to Be Safe Brain Implants

    Researchers have successfully demonstrated how it is possible to interface graphene – a two-dimensional form of carbon – with neurons, or nerve cells, while maintaining the integrity of these vital cells. The work may be used to build graphene-based electrodes that can safely be implanted in the brain, offering promise for the restoration of sensory functions for amputee or paralysed...

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  2. Does medical marijuana oil work?

    Does medical marijuana oil work?

    The medical marijuana oil study ongoing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is showing near across-the-board reductions in seizures for its patients. Dr. Jerzy Szaflarski, head of the Division of Epilepsy at UAB and one of the principal investigators in the CBD oil study known as Carly’s Law, said about 90 percent of patients in the study have seen...

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  3. New computational techniques could help researchers pinpoint anatomical source of seizures

    New computational techniques could help researchers pinpoint anatomical source of seizures

    For the third of all epilepsy patients who don’t respond to medication, an alternative is to locate the small cluster of neurons that act as the seed of a seizure’s aberrant electrical activity and surgically remove it. Unfortunately, such surgeries often fail to bring any relief. The ability to reliably pinpoint the anatomical source of seizures, different for each patient,...

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