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Pioneering nerve transfer surgery restores hand function and elbow extension in paralyzed patients

Pioneering nerve transfer surgery restores hand function and elbow extension in paralyzed patients

Nerve transfer surgery has enabled 13 young adults with complete paralysis to regain movement and function in their elbows and hands, according to the largest case series of this technique in people with tetraplegia (paralysis of both the upper and lower limbs), …Continue reading

US Scientists Discover New Drug That Spurs Cancer Cells to Self-Destruct

An experimental drug PAC-1 has been cleared in the United States for clinical trial of patients diagnosed with anaplastic astrocytoma, a rare malignant brain tumor, and glioblastoma multiforme, an aggressive late-stage cancer of the brain. Veterinary oncologist Dr. Timothy Fan and chemistry …Continue reading

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