This week's selection of sounds is so Fresh I've only just wiped the juice off my hands...Reptile Brain - Choking HazardThe genuinely frightening Choking Hazard from Reptile Brain sounds like the inside of Stephen King's brain after ingesting industrial quantities of a mind altering substance. Show More Summary
Prolonged stress weakens the synapses -- the connections between brain cells -- in the hippocampus. ? Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: NEW: Accept Yourself: Self-Acceptance Practices For Emotional Healing Activate:...Show More Summary
Supreme court to rule on whether judges need to authorise withdrawal of life support care The case of an investment banker who suffered severe brain damage following a heart attack will be heard by the supreme court on Monday in a test of whether judges need to authorise the withdrawal of life support treatment. Show More Summary
Berkshire made money from underwriting even in 2005, when Hurricane Katrina struck the US Gulf Coast.
Heavy drinking is the “most important risk factor” for dementia, according to a new study Heavy drinking could increase one’s chances of developing dementia, a condition characterized by memory loss and brain impairment, a new study claims. Show More Summary
When we last left Arthur Everest and his indefatigable crimefighting partner the Tick, they were all abuzz with the tingles of life-threatening danger and possible dissociative fugue. The second part of the series' first season sees the boys getting a much better grip on what's real - just in time for reality to try and kill them. More »
The makers of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment, or MoCA, say the test wasn’t meant for the masses.
The grooviest, goriest show on TV is finally back - and since it sure feels like a hell of a long time since December 2016, when Ash vs Evil Dead's season two finale aired. So we're here to refresh your blood-splattered brain on what's happened on the show so far. More »
Michael shows the hallucinogenic effects created by compressing his patented HighAFPillow It's a two-person show this week, but Mom Brain isn't one of the two! She's out running a marathon in Disney World while I'm holding down the good ship GoNintendo. Show More Summary
There is an old formula in journalism known as the inverted pyramid. Would it be the attack on Senator John McCain over his vote on healthcare reform, even as McCain is at home dealing with brain cancer? Would it be the calling out of...Show More Summary
Not quite sure who's going to be here for the podcast this week. It might be a two-person show, and Mom Brain isn't one of the two! She's not even in the state at the moment! Regardless, I'll definitely be here, and I'm always ready to do a podcast!
The work is the flip side of the disappointing hunt for new drugs to fight or prevent Alzheimer's disease.
Scientists have shown in mice that skin cells re-programmed into brain stem cells, transplanted into the central nervous system, help reduce inflammation and may be able to help repair damage caused by multiple sclerosis (MS).
On the Netflix series "Drug Lords" an aging Frank Lucas admits that as a young Black boy in rural North Carolina - THE SIGHT OF THE KLAN putting a SHOTGUN up to his cousin's mouth and BLOWING HIS BRAINS OUT was the TRIGGERING EVENT into his LIFE OF CRIME as it solidified how A GANGLAND MURDER sends a MESSAGE to all others. Show More Summary
New research has found genetic evidence that might suggest that schizophrenia is a side effect of the development of the human brain. This discovery may lead to new drugs for the condition.
Former recruitment consultant Rob Anderson on how he organises his finances – and why he isn’t keen on bucket lists I live in the East End of London and own my flat. I have a brain tumour. I’m dying – it’s inoperable, and I’m halfway through my third round of chemo. Show More Summary
President Donald Trump had promised Meghan McCain and Cindy McCain that he would refrain from attacking Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) while he’s fighting glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer that has a very low survival rate. Political contributor Chris Cilizza noted he once thought Trump’s...
“In former times, he would have been declared a stillbirth.”
(American Roentgen Ray Society) Emergency patients are too often given head CT to check for skull fractures and brain hemorrhage, leading to unnecessary heath care costs and patient exposure to radiation, according to a study to be presented at the ARRS 2018 Annual Meeting, set for April 22-27 in Washington, DC.
Spoilers for Annihilation below.In the feverish crescendo of Annihilation’s wordless climax, the name Bobbi Jene crept into my otherwise paralyzed brain. I’m no modern dance buff, and the dancer and choreographer is not someone who would have been on the tip of my tongue if it wasn’t for last year’s ... More »