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ITV producer who was left brain damaged after eating nuts is finally home FIVE YEARS later

ITV producer who was left brain damaged, paralysed and blind after eating nuts is finally home following FIVE YEARS in hospital Amy May Shead had an anaphylactic shock after eating just one mouthful of nuts Went into cardiac arrest and her brain was starved of oxygen for six minutes Confined to a wheelchair, is partially… Read More »

Telemedicine provides second opinions to brain tumor patients

The Penn Brain Tumor Center is using telemedicine technology to enable its expert physicians to give virtual second opinions to brain tumor patients. Under the new program, a Penn neurosurgeon will coordinate with a patient’s local doctor to evaluate the medical history, current diagnosis and imaging studies to make a recommendation for the optimal treatment.… Read More »