Over the summer, some headlines suggested that a study highlighting issues in the way we analyse fMRI data renders the technique irretrievably flawed. But the reality is much more nuanced Since its inception in 1990, functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) has revolutionised the way we think about the brain. Show More Summary
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I am in a perpetual abusive relationship with hypochondria; I desperately want to get away from it, but somehow it controls my brain. I've had hypochondriac tendencies (more officially known as "illness anxiety disorder") for as long as I can remember. Show More Summary
Perfume PosseOff Topic: Mourning As most of you know from last weeks Friday post, I lost a very dear friend to a heart attack. I went to ScentBar and got some samples, but my brain is still kind of fried so I am not… Continue Reading ? Perfume PosseOff Topic: Mourning
The usually protective enzyme FBW7 is commonly mutated and inactivated in childhood brain cancers causing tumors to spread and become more difficult to treat. The study contributes to improving knowledge that is relevant to the development of more effective cancer treatments and future individualized treatment strategies.
BRAIN BENEFITS OF EXERCISE REQUIRE CONSTANT MAINTENANCE: After just 10 days of inactivity, “results showed striking changes in blood flow now. Much less blood streamed to most of the areas in the runners’ brains, and the flow declined significantly to both the left and right lobes of the hippocampus.”
New research reveals that the brain becomes more "integrated or unified" on LSD. Maybe the hippies were onto something.A study at Imperial College London shows what really happens to the brain during LSD-induced hallucinations.SEE ALSO:...Show More Summary
Sarah Mirk It's good to get complicated. On this episode, we rethink binary approaches to brain science, sexuality, gender, and disability. This episode featuring a moving story from stand-up comedian and #GoodMuslimBadMuslim co-host Zahra Noorbakhsh, who talks about her decision to come out as bisexual as a 36-year-old. Show More Summary
Any way you look at it, the next big thing in technology is VR, IoT and smart cars, and the biggest beneficiaries are going to be the brains that drive and communicate between these devices.
Our political views show up in our genes and even in the size of brain structures.
Earworm warning: this one will burrow its way into your brain. You’ve seen the shimmy GIFs and memes, now this growing phenomenon has its own song, and it’s…well, kind of annoying actually, but still somewhat amusing. Related: Randy Rainbow Moderates The First Debate; It’s Super The lyrics center around how Hillary Clinton won the first debate [...]
Vision loss can be brought on by stroke, and nearly one-third of patients will develop vision loss after a brain attack. The likelihood of experiencing vision loss after stroke depends on what part of the brain is affected. Although a … The post Vision loss after stroke: Types and treatment appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins report they have identified a protein that enables a toxic natural aggregate to spread from cell to cell in a mammal's brain -- and a way to block that protein's action. Their study in mice and cultured cells...Show More Summary
Call it a brain freeze or another "Aleppo moment," but Gary Johnson has stumbled again in his quixotic presidential campaign. The third-party candidate, in a television appearance Wednesday, was unable … Click to Continue »
The journal Neurology published a unique and touching paper today: it's by artist Susan Schneider Williams, the widow of actor Robin Williams, who died by suicide in August 2014. It's titled The terrorist inside my husband's brain, the...Show More Summary
The morning after his on-air fumble of a foreign policy question — his second such incident in a month — Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson got good news from Detroit. The Detroit News, the city's conservative-leaning daily, became the fourth metropolitan newspaper to back Johnson for president. Like the other three, it was breaking with a history […]
Thanks to the support of the Boulder Community Hospital, a man battling stage 4 brain cancer was able to see his baby boy enter the world.
Too bad Gary Johnson is so... weak/ tired/ lackadaisical/ apathetic/ dull...What is this man's problem?!
Having suffered a humiliating loss on Monday and dug themselves a deeper hole in the days afterward, Donald Trump and his brain trust have come up with one of their most feeble gambits: If Hillary Clinton keeps talking about Trump’s treatment of former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, why, he’s going to bring up Gennifer Flowers […]