Tag Archives: Young

How Montreal surgeons took apart and pieced back together the skull of a young hydrocephalus patient

On Nov. 5, a pediatric team led by Dr. Alexander Weil and Dr. Daniel Borsuk performed a 12-hour operation on a two-year-old girl with hydrocephalus at Montreal’s CHU Sainte-Justine hospital. They cut into the child’s scalp from ear to ear, removed her skull in pieces, drained nearly two litres of fluid from her brain and… Read More »

Listen: Stanley Tucci Reads ‘Fatherhood, I Now Learn, Is a Young Man’s Game’

How late is too late to become a father? The actor Stanley Tucci explores this question in his reading of Rand Richards Cooper’s essay, “Fatherhood, I Now Learn, Is a Young Man’s Game.” Mr. Cooper, whose essay was published in Modern Love in 2006, is a novelist, fiction writer and essayist living in Hartford, Conn.… Read More »

Cannabis abstinence tied to memory improvement in adolescents, young adults

(Reuters Health) – – Not using cannabis for a month could improve learning ability for adolescents and young adults who used the drug at least weekly, a U.S. study suggests. The study from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston assessed 88 participants, ages 16 to 25, and found that not using cannabis for a month resulted… Read More »