From Cork, Ireland to Houston, Texas researchers are exploring the MICROBIOME as key to helping the BRAIN. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2017 Mar;46(1):77-89. doi: 10.1016/j.gtc.2016.09.007. Epub 2017 Jan 4. The Microbiome-Gut-Brain Axis in Health and Disease. Dinan TG1, Cryan JF2....
Fascinating study compares flashes of insight with careful analysis.
GUEST: This time last year, my headhunting firm had zero inquiries on opportunities outside of the US that were due to political considerations. But now I’m getting at least 10 messages a week from senior tech leaders seriously considering work outside the US. President Trump’s new immigration ban, which should be announced next week, will likely […]
The largest-ever brain imaging study on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has led scientists to say the condition should be considered a neurological disorder, not just a behavioral one. The brain structures of children with ADHD...Show More Summary
Sara Beltran-Hernandez, a 26-year-old mother-of-two, was awaiting an emergency surgery for a brain tumor this week — but was instead forcibly moved by federal agents from the hospital to a detention center following Donald Trump's immigration ban. A little background: Beltran-Hernandez was seeking asylum in the United States as a victim of domestic abuse in El [...]
For U.S. adults, dependency rates are currently 12 percent for alcohol and 2-3 percent for illicit drugs. Countless medical therapies exist for addiction and related depression — but what if medications don’t work? It’s estimated that...Show More Summary
Sara Beltran-Hernandez, an undocumented woman with a brain tumor, is currently being held at a Texas detention center.
Your diet plays a crucial role in your mental well being and physical health, as they are intricately connected. Have you ever thought about everyday spices that could give your brain an internal boost and reset from within to function at an optimal level? Consider […]
You’ve heard the saying before: “use it or lose it.” Studies show that people who utilize their brains more—by furthering their education, learning a new language or musical instrument or keeping a rich network of relationships with family and friends—tend to have lower rates of dementia and problems with their thinking later in life. Nothing…
You think you’re good at soldering? Can you solder a CPU? A CPU inside an iPhone? A decapped CPU inside an iPhone? Can you solder inside a decapped CPU inside of an iPhone? If you can’t, fear not – someone can, and we found him or her courtesy of a video that [Bunnie Huang] tweeted a while back. Show More Summary
It’s morphin time for a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess, and a criminal on the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Retro Club T-Shirt. Two vintage blasts from the past join forces as The Breakfast Club meets the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers on this [...]
Structured physical activity training after a stroke effectively improves brain function. Training that lasts as little as 12 weeks can be an effective treatment to limit cognitive decline following a stroke. Exercise can improve brain function in chronic stroke patients.
(Massachusetts General Hospital) Massachusetts General Hospital researchers have identified a mechanism that controls the expression of genes regulating the growth of the most aggressive form of medulloblastoma, the most common pediatric brain tumor.
We’re all the product of genes from both parents. But in the brain, neurons may favor genes from mom or dad far more than previously thought, which is an effect that could impact one's risk for mental disorders. Everybody generally receives two versions, or alleles, of each gene, one from each parent. Show More Summary
Small as they are, bumblebee brains are surprisingly capable of mastering novel, complex tasks
“Great men, even during their lifetime, are usually known to the public only through a fictitious personality.” -Walter Lippmann For many people, President Donald Trump presents an enigma. Our brains seek to put labels on other humans. Show More Summary
See the lights, hear the sounds and enter the brain of Evan Smith The post DC x Evan Smith Light-Sound-Brain Part 2 appeared first on TransWorld SKATEboarding.
Skateboarder and musician, Evan Smith dropped part two of his three-part series, “Light – Sound – Brain” – in association with DC. Shot in Evan’s hometown, Pittsburgh, PA, part two, “Sound” depicts the creative inspiration that has influenced Evan. See the lights, hear the sounds and enter the brain of Evan Smith in part two […]
A small study in 16 people with severe anorexia has found that implanting stimulation electrodes into the brains of patients could ease their anxiety and help them gain weight. Researchers found that in extreme cases of the eating disorder,...Show More Summary
My fanboy brain is quite possibly on the verge of imploding like Michael Biehn in THE ABYSS with the thought of this deadly combo beating each other's metaphysical asses. Can you imagine? Freddy vs Pennywise. That would be the coolest fright flick we have seen since... Show More Summary