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What Patients Need to Remember After Leaving the Hospital (Wall Street Journal) New tools help patients retain critical information to continue the healing process once they get home.
Experimental brain cancer treatment offers family hope (CBSNews.com) A new clinical trial in which cancer patients are given a chemotherapy drug delivered directly into their tumors is giving hope to people with a highly aggressive type of brain cancer.
U.S. Soccer Bans Heading (WCBS-TV) Dr. John Boockvar, neurosurgeon at Lenox Hill Hospital, reacts to the U.S. Soccer Federation's proposed recommendations to ban youth players from heading the ball as a means of preventing concussions.
North Shore-LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute and Lenox Hill Hospital Host Second Annual New York Neurosurgery Symposium North Shore-LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute (CNI) and the division of neurosurgery at Lenox Hill Hospital (LHH), both part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, hosted the second annual New York Neurosurgery symposium held on Friday, Nov. 6 in NYC.
Lenox Hill Hospital’s Brain Tumor Center is One of the First in the Region to Use Novel Intracranial Brain Brachytherapy North Shore-LIJ Health System, performed one of the regions first intracranial brain brachytherapy case using IsoRay’s Cesium-131 radiation seed implants to treat a large metastatic brain tumor.
North Shore-LIJ’s Neurosurgery Team Guest Speak At Major Stroke Conference in China North Shore-LIJ’s Neurosurgery Team, were invited to speak at the SMILE stroke conference sponsored by Universal Medical Financial & Technical Advisory Services Co., Ltd.
Man with rare disorder can't recognize his own reflection (CBS News.com) A man who thought he saw a "stranger" in the bathroom mirror, when he was actually looking at his own reflection, turned out to have a rare neurological condition.
Lenox Hill Skull Base Surgeons Publish a Novel Minimally Invasive Technique For Removing Skull Base Tumors The NYHNI and the division of neurosurgery at LHH, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, announced today that they have published a study using a novel, minimally invasive surgical technique to remove skull base tumors.
Pot Use Tied to Specific Type of Stroke in Young (HealthDay.com) Young adults who use marijuana are more likely to suffer strokes caused by narrowing of the arteries in the skull than those who don't use the drug.
North Shore-LIJ Neurosurgeons Appointed to Editorial Board of Prestigious Journal, Operative Neurosurgery Three of North Shore-LIJ’s neurosurgeons have been appointed to the editorial board of the prestigious journal, Operative Neurosurgery.