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Scheduling Bubblegum's neurology appointments

Today I called the neurology department at a hospital an hour and a half away and got two appointments set up for Bubblegum. The second appointment isn’t until the end of October but is the absolute first appointment we could actually get with a neurologist. 808 more words

Lessons from Lesions: How brain lesions can change a person’s behaviour.

Someone’s personality can be seen as a specific set of behaviours. When these behaviours change, we often see that person as different than usual. We will describe two cases where someone’s personality changed drastically after brain trauma or a brain tumor. 784 more words

Behavioural Neuroscience

How Batgirl Saved Me

Babs did me a 24K solid during my TBI recovery

Okay, she didn’t really save my life.

But, she did something else that’s valuable: her character boosted my confidence at a time when I had ambitious goals to achieve but little strength and guidance with which to do so. 763 more words


Boy Regains Consciousness After Parents Sign Papers To Donate His Organs

(CBSNEWS) – A 13-year-old boy who suffered severe brain trauma in an accident regained consciousness after his parents signed paperwork to donate his organs. Trenton McKinley of Mobile, Alabama, suffered the injury two months ago when a small utility trailer he was riding flipped over. 282 more words


The Fault in Our NFL Stars

By David Adamson

While channel-surfing the night before Super Bowl 52 early in February, I happened upon the movie “Concussion,” a biopic about… 1,558 more words

ASHWAGANDHA: Wonder Herb Used in Ancient Ayurvedic Medicine Supports Mental Health

Ashwagandha is a wonder herb that has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine.  It has phenomenal importance in the treatment of Mental Illness, especially for anxiety and  stress relief,  as an anti-depressant, for the treatment of mood disorders, as a neuroprotective, anti-inflammatory and in  prevention of degenerative diseases.    846 more words

Police: Man, 21, Arrested After Baby Suffers Brain Trauma

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 21-year-old Buffalo, Minnesota man is in custody after a 6-month-old baby suffered brain trauma that was not accidental.

According to Waite Park police, officers responded Tuesday at 10:12 a.m. 95 more words