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South African musician plays guitar during brain surgery

His skull still open, a South African musician with a brain tumor played several notes on his guitar during a successful operation to remove most of the growth. Musa Manzini’s guitar-playing helped guide the medical team in their delicate task while preserving neural pathways, said Dr. Rohen Harrichandparsad, one of the neurosurgeons. Manzini was given… Read More »

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Spinal surgery for unborn babies to be available on NHS

Spinal surgery for unborn babies with the birth defect spina bifida is to be made routinely available on the NHS in England, officials have announced. The surgery involves repairing the spinal tissue of the baby while it is still in the womb. It can improve their ability to walk and reduce health problems that result… Read More »

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