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Discuss: Bad Philosophical Habits: Free Will and Determinism

I came across a thought-provoking post that made my morning exercise bike ride good for my mind, as well as my body.

How Philosophical Analysis Creates Useless Problems… 586 more words


PR Newswire: Journal of Biomedical Optics and Neurophotonics to become fully open access journals (PRESS RELEASE)

PR Newswire: Journal of Biomedical Optics and Neurophotonics to become fully open access journals (PRESS RELEASE). “SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has announced that its Journal of Biomedical Optics and Neurophotonics will become fully open access journals in January 2019. 85 more words

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Is polycystic kidney disease a risk factor for dementia?

Polycystic kidney disease is significantly associated with dementia risk.

Yu TM, Chuang YW, Sun KT, et al.

Neurology 2017; 89:1457-1463.



Data on the risk of neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer disease (AD) and Parkinson disease (PD), in patients with polycystic kidney disease (PKD) are lacking. 216 more words


Our Sense of Smell Provides a New Way to Battle Spinal Cord Injuries

Researchers from the University of Bristol have just shared the promising results of a new treatment for spinal cord injuries that could help regenerate nerves and potentially improve patients’ quality of life. 557 more words

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Tip 63: neonatal seizures

Neonatal seizures can be the presentation of a variety of CNS disorders.

Worldwide, studies have shown that:

  • ~40% are associated with hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy
  • ~5% hypoglycaemia…
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’Tis the Season! (Christmas and Concussions)

This has been a challenging week on several fronts. I’m only going to elaborate on the one that’s directly health-related, though, since it’s affecting my ability to process what else has happened and since I like to maintain a sliver of separation between my personal life and my blog existence, believe it or not. 618 more words