If you look at the anatomy, the structure, the function, there's nothing in the universe that's more beautiful, that's more complex, than the human brain - Keith Black (quoted in Discover magazine, April, 2004


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History Of Brain Surgery

Neurosugery has come a long way...

Brain surgery is perhaps the oldest of the practiced medical arts. There is no hard evidence suggesting a beginning to the practice of other fields of medicine such as pharmacology — using drugs, chemical and natural ingredients to help a fellow human being. There is ample evidence, however, of brain surgery, dating back to the Neolithic (late Stone Age) period.

Unearthed remains of successful brain operations, as well as surgical implements, were found in France at one of Europe’s noted archeological digs. The success rate was remarkable, even circa 7,000 B.C.

However, pre-historic evidence of brain surgery was not limited to Europe.…

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