SLU Brain Surgery Research Gains National AttentionSt. Louis University neurosurgeons are the first in the world to study what's called awake aneurysm surgery.
Sen. McCain's Surgery Significant, Not RiskyThe surgery to remove a blood clot over the left eye of Sen. John McCain friday is being called a medium sized surgery in the world of neurosurgery.
Sugary Drinks Cause Aging In Brain And Poor Memory, Study FindsA pair of studies found that consuming one or more sweet drinks a day can age your brain more than three years and cause a 13 year difference in memory.
New Device to Treat Heroin Addiction Might Be Available SoonThe device targets four specific cranial nerves that cause symptoms of pain during withdrawal.
Missouri Execution on Hold Pending Appeals Court ReviewThe appeals court had taken no action by mid-morning. State law allows prison officials 24 hours to carry out an execution, meaning the deadline in Johnson's case is 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Study: Marijuana Does Not Change Brain VolumeA study of siblings found no significant differences in brain volume between those who used marijuana and those who did not.
St. Louis Doctors Assess Jimmy Carter's Battle AheadFormer president Jimmy Carter revealed Thursday that he has cancer in four spots on his brain.
American Heart Association Issues New Guidelines for StrokesNearly 800,000 Americans suffer strokes each year, and 130,000 die as a result. This makes the condition the fifth most common cause of death in the United States.
Health Officials Say 2 Men Died of Malaria in SpringfieldCerebral malaria was the cause of death for two men from South Africa whose bodies were found at a southwest Missouri motel where they had stopped during a motorcycle trip.
Researchers Discover New Way to Treat CancerThe Polio virus was a killer and crippler for centuries, but now researchers may have a found a game changer for cancer.
Local Study Finds We May Be Wired to Get Over Break-UpsSt. Louis University researchers find people may be hardwired to fall out of love and move on to new romantic relationships.
Attorneys Push for Clemency in Scheduled Missouri ExecutionAttorneys for Cecil Clayton, 74, argue in last-minute appeals and a clemency request that Clayton has dementia and brain damage from a 1972 sawmill accident.