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Are the rates of dementia in the U.S. really falling? And how is education involved?

The numbers for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are staggering. One in nine adults in the U.S. age 65 and older—more than five million people—has Alzheimer’s. 713 more words

Neuroscience

Her eyes are big and brown. They remind me of the deers at the park. The long dark hair and scarf is waiving in the wind as a subway passes. 1,022 more words

The Big Picture; Goals, Plans, and Support

The past week has been a series of gains and losses, trying to get as many things in order as possible, but having to wait for others to do their part, and aside from my pulmonary function tests, it’s going nowhere fast. 1,401 more words

Dystonia

Seriously.

Why?!

Good news is, I have an appointment setup to see a neurologist that specializes in neuromuscular disorders but works in an office with other neurologists that specialize in other things like MS and vascular neurology. 24 more words

Spoonie

Snacking at odd times could affect your memory

Do you remember your parents telling you not to snack on junk food at odd times in the night?

Well, snacking at odd times is not only considered unhealthy but also has a huge impact on metabolic health. 326 more words

Research

Cupid’s Chemicals: The Biology of Falling in Love

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, you may be asking yourself the age-old question, “What is love?” Although this question has plagued great minds like Shakespeare and Haddaway through the centuries, modern science is getting closer to being able to find the elusive answer. 430 more words

New NTU smart chip makes low-powered, wireless neural implants a possibility

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore have developed a small smart chip that can be in future paired with neural implants for efficient wireless transmission of brain signals. 598 more words

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