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"Gourmand Syndrome" Is The Most Delicious Kind Of Brain Injury

A person you know has just had a stroke. This, naturally, is terrible news. Apart from the initial damage, the effects can linger for years. But sometimes, the effects that linger are weird but fantastic.

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A case of gait spasticity.

We have been saying it for a long time now. Gait is a huge window into the function of the human brain and nervous system. It is often the first presenting sign that something is wrong. 207 more words

Obesity Can Be a Drain on the Brain

Along with a risk of hypertension, heart disease and diabetes, scientists have come up with another reason to avoid obesity: Brain shrinkage.

A UCLA study released last week shows the brains of obese older adults are on average 8 percent smaller than their more fit counterparts. 473 more words

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