Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

December 27, 2013
Normobaric oxygen preconditioning for cerebral ischemic injury
This release focuses on ormobaric oxygen preconditioning for cerebral ischemic injury.

Chitosan conduits combined with NGF microspheres repair facial nerve defects
This release focuses on chitosan conduits combined with NGF microspheres repair facial nerve defects.

Finnish research to revolutionise indications for knee surgery
Finnish researchers have shown that one of the most common surgical procedures in the Western world is unnecessary.

Surgery vs. non-invasive treatment -- Which is better for herniated discs?
For patients with herniated discs in the lower (lumbar) spine, surgery leads to greater long-term improvement in pain, functioning, and disability compared to nonsurgical treatment, concludes an eight year follow-up study in Spine.

NASA's TRMM satellite sees new Tropical Depression forming near Australia's Kimberly coast
Low pressure System 98S appears ripe to form into Tropical Cyclone 05S as NASA satellite imagery is showing some hot towering clouds in the storm and heaviest rains south of the center.

Stroke researchers report improvement in spatial neglect with prism adaptation therapy
Stroke rehabilitation researchers report improvement in spatial neglect with prism adaptation therapy.

Who is using MyPlate?
Of 497 moms surveyed, 70 percent were not familiar with MyPlate.
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