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Neuroscience research: 6 fascinating findings

Neuroscience research: 6 fascinating findings

In this feature, we discuss six studies that uncover new and unexpected truths about the organ we hold in our skulls. Neuroscience is never easy, but the resulting intrigue is worth the effort. The brain is the pivotal hub of our central nervous system. Through this...

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Probing the genes that organize early brain development

Probing the genes that organize early brain development

A new study finds how a specific gene can impact neurodevelopment and lead to macrocephaly and autism spectrum disorder When brains begin developing, there are a lot of moving parts -- and when mutations happen in early neurodevelopment, it can lead to disorders like...

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Types of Anxiety linked to epilepsy

Types of Anxiety linked to epilepsy

One in three people with epilepsy will at some point in their lives have a psychiatric disorder,” said Dr. Kanner, citing a population-based study of 36,984 subjects that compared people with and without epilepsy. Anxiety is a core emotion that many people experience...

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What Is Hyperosmia?

What Is Hyperosmia?

Hyperosmia is a disorder that manifests as a hypersensitive sense of smell. It is caused when people have more significant problems with withstanding odor. Hyperosmia is a disorder that manifests as a hypersensitive sense of smell. It happens when people have more...

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The Word That Bothers Me as a Person With Epilepsy

The Word That Bothers Me as a Person With Epilepsy

Epileptic. When I hear this word, right away, I feel judged. I feel stigmatized. I feel different. The first time someone called me an epileptic, he and I were parting ways after spending the afternoon together. I had recently revealed to him that I have epilepsy and...

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The identity issue

The identity issue

The Generation Next staff comprises diverse high school students, all with different life experiences. Here, they explore the meaning of identity. A couple of them discuss how they’ve embraced the fusion of American culture and that of their immigrant families; one...

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UZ Leuven uses new technique to combat epilepsy

UZ Leuven uses new technique to combat epilepsy

A team at the Leuven university hospital has carried out a new minimally invasive brain operation to treat a young woman with epilepsy. The team under Professor Tom Theys used a laser in tandem with an MRI scanner to help locate exactly the tissue to be removed from...

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Sorting CDB Truth From Hype

Sorting CDB Truth From Hype

Separating fact from fiction It seems as though someone’s peddling CBD on every street corner these days. You can buy CBD lotion that promises to reduce inflammation, book a CBD pedicure or massage that will supposedly enable you to achieve new levels of deep...

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