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Understanding Emotion

I used to feel I had no control over my emotions. Overcome by the strength of feeling, unstoppable tears would roll down my face. At other times, paralysed by fear, I was returned to a helpless, childlike state. 945 more words

Depression

Diagnosing the German Co-Pilot

I haven’t been following the tragic Germanwings story too closely, but I’ve just seen on the news that in addition to depression, the co-pilot sought treatment for visual problems. 158 more words

Neurology

Enhanced care treatment geared towards c

Enhanced care treatment geared towards children with ADHD is coming to the forefront. http://ow.ly/KTK6j

Neurology

Too much attention can be a deficit

Sometimes being too focused on a task is not a good thing. During tasks that require our attention, we might become so engrossed in what we are doing that we fail to notice there is a better way to get the job done. 725 more words

Science

Have Some Freaking Faith

Earlier this month I met with my neurologist to discuss my MRI results. Before my appointment, I read up on Tysabri because I wanted to accept the fact that my Tecfidera was probably not working. 858 more words

Autoimmune Diseases

It is said that eating a high-protein di

It is said that eating a high-protein diet will lower blood pressure and the risk of stroke. http://ow.ly/KTILk

Neurology

Zinc - Balancing Levels may normalize Synaptic Alterations in ASD

Effects of trace metal profiles characteristic for autism on synapses in cultured neurons.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25802764

Abstract

Various recent studies revealed that biometal dyshomeostasis plays a crucial role in the pathogenesis of neurological disorders such as autism spectrum disorders (ASD). 177 more words

Autism