July 28, 2015

National Study of Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression Fails to Demonstrate Efficacy

(Medical Xpress) – In the current issue of Biological Psychiatry, Dr. Darin Dougherty and his colleagues report the results of the first large-scale, randomized, sham-controlled trial of deep brain stimulation treatment for treatment-resistant symptoms of depression. Thirty patients received active … Read More

July 24, 2015

A Scientist Said Sports-Related Head Injuries Aren’t a Big Deal. He Forgot to Say He Works for the NFL.

(Washington Post) – Scientific publishing watchdog Retraction Watch reports that Joseph Maroon, a neuroscientist and surgeon who penned a PLOS ONE study doubting the evidence for chronic traumatic encephalopathy, failed to disclose that he “has been the team neurosurgeon for the Pittsburgh … Read More

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