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To All The First-Born Daughters, The World Would Be Lost Without Us

TO ALL THE FIRST-BORN DAUGHTERS, THE WORLD WOULD BE LOST WITHOUT US

From an early age I believed that I was in charge of everyone. In therapy at five, I was given a puzzle and asked to describe what...

Child in Nebraska dies from suspected brain-eating amoeba infection

CHILD IN NEBRASKA DIES FROM SUSPECTED BRAIN-EATING AMOEBA INFECTION

A child in Douglas County died this week from a suspected infection with the rare brain-eating amoeba, possibly in the Elkhorn River...

 
 
 
Anne Heche official cause of death ruling revealed

ANNE HECHE OFFICIAL CAUSE OF DEATH RULING REVEALED

Heche was taken off life support on Aug. 14 after being declared brain dead from the crash.

Trauma Therapy Is in the Spotlight; Psychologists Explain What It Is - and Who It's For

TRAUMA THERAPY IS IN THE SPOTLIGHT; PSYCHOLOGISTS EXPLAIN WHAT IT IS - AND WHO IT'S FOR

While you might be familiar with talk therapy, otherwise known as cognitive behavioral therapy, there is another form of therapy that's...

 
 
 
SYNAPS Dx opens lab to support launch of minimally invasive AD diagnostic test

SYNAPS DX OPENS LAB TO SUPPORT LAUNCH OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE AD DIAGNOSTIC TEST

SYNAPS Dx has announced the opening of a new laboratory to support the launch of DISCERN, a minimally invasive diagnostic test to identify...

Living With Someone Experiencing Bipolar Disorder

LIVING WITH SOMEONE EXPERIENCING BIPOLAR DISORDER

Introduction If you are in a relationship with someone who has bipolar disorder, it can be difficult to understand how the condition...

 
 
 

HOW THE BRAIN GATHERS THREAT CUES AND TURNS THEM INTO FEAR

LA JOLLA-Salk scientists have uncovered a molecular pathway that distills threatening sights, sounds and smells into a single message:...

THE BRAIN-GUT MICROBIOTA AXIS: IMPACT ON MENTAL HEALTH & POTENTIAL TREATMENT AVENUES

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All The Things You Think About While Getting A Mammogram

ALL THE THINGS YOU THINK ABOUT WHILE GETTING A MAMMOGRAM

Ah, mammograms. One of the least fun parts about getting older. At my recent annual mammogram appointment, I kept a running list of...

STRETCHABLE ARTIFICIAL NERVES HELP RESTORE MOTION IN MICE

Conventional neuroprosthetic devices that aim to help patients bypass nerve damage are often rigid and power-hungry. Now scientists...

 
 
 
Brain scans may finally reveal why some people are left-handed

BRAIN SCANS MAY FINALLY REVEAL WHY SOME PEOPLE ARE LEFT-HANDED

Using brain scans of over 3,000 people with left-handedness and scans of almost 30,000 right-handed people, researchers determined...

ANNE HECHE MATCHED FOR ORGAN DONATION, WILL BE TAKEN OFF LIFE SUPPORT

Heche was considered "brain dead" by the state of California on Friday

 
 
 

ASK AMY: PUP'S PASSING WILL BRING ON SISTER-DRAMA

Dear Amy: We just learned that our beloved elder pup has a brain tumor that will end her precious life in the next couple of months. Sad...

WHY ARE SOME PEOPLE LEFT-HANDED? MRI BRAIN SCANS ARE FINALLY REVEALING AN ANSWER

Just in time for International Left-Handers Day 2022, we look at recent research about how brain symmetry differs between righties...

 
 
 
What Is Lewy Body Dementia, and Why Is It So Hard to Diagnose?

WHAT IS LEWY BODY DEMENTIA, AND WHY IS IT SO HARD TO DIAGNOSE?

TW: This article contains mention of suicide. Please proceed thoughtfully. Today marks the eighth anniversary of Robin Williams's death....

Blood Biomarkers Enhance Brain Injury Prognosis

BLOOD BIOMARKERS ENHANCE BRAIN INJURY PROGNOSIS

A blood test within 24 hours of a traumatic brain injury predicted functional outcomes of some patients 6 months later, independent...

 
 
 

LEARNING TO DETECT BOUNDARY INFORMATION FOR BRAIN IMAGE SEGMENTATION

MRI brain images are always of low contrast, which makes it difficult to identify to which area the information at the boundary of...

NATIONAL SCHNAUZER DAY: BRING ON THE BEARDS!

An intelligent breed, the Schnauzer has been dubbed “the dog with the human brain.” However, thanks to their devoted nature the Schnauzer...

 
 
 

FAYE FLAM: PHARMA OVERPROMISED ON ANTIDEPRESSANTS

The most popular depression drugs taken by millions don't work by fixing an “imbalance of the brain's neurotransmitters,” as many drug...

Anne Heche “Not Expected to Survive” After Suffering Brain Injury in Car Crash

ANNE HECHE “NOT EXPECTED TO SURVIVE” AFTER SUFFERING BRAIN INJURY IN CAR CRASH

The star has been hospitalized and in a coma following a car accident in Los Angeles on Friday. carcrashthestar caraccident anneheche...