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  • Glenn Beck
    Glenn Beck reveals he has serious neurological illness
    Glenn Beck, the well-known conservative host on radio and television, revealed that he has been suffering from a serious illness. Speaking on TheBlaze – the network he founded - on Monday evening, he said that the illness has made him look...
  • Thumper, disabled kitten, couldn't do the things normal cats did
    Thumper, disabled kitten, used innovative walker to learn to walk and play
    Meet Thumper. He was abandoned in a backyard with eight other kittens, except he wasn't like the others. He had a rare neurological condition that kept him from walking. In October of 2013, The Pet Collective posted a video on YouTube of...
  • Salmon
    Veggies, fish and nuts prevents or delays ALS
    Consumption of omega-3 fatty acids and alpha-linolenic acid contribute to the delayAmyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease," is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells...
  • Natural beauty
    Movement disorders, tough to deal with
    What is a movement disorder? A neurological disease or condition that affects how you move, in the most simple layman's terms. Generally it includes Parkinsons disease, Huntington disease , cerebral palsy, MSA, PSP, A-Lateral Sclerosis,...
  • MS medical marijuana
    Medical marijuana may be effective in alleviating MS symptoms, review says
    New guidelines published in the journal Neurology claim that some forms of medical marijuana may be effective in treating certain symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS), the American Academy of Neurology announced on Monday.The guidelines issued by...
  • Brain research results in better understanding of behavior
    Brain research results in better understanding of behavior
    As neuroscientists from around the world continue to unravel brain processes they include a multidisciplinary approach that goes beyond the brain cells. New research has used neurobiology and nano-scale engineering to study neural circuits and...
  • Magic flute truly powerful?
    Mozart and seizures: One small trial shows promise
    According to the Mayo Clinic, more than 300,000 American children have epilepsy; for 90,000 of them, these seizures are "intractable" -- no treatment has worked to manage them. Mayo expert Dr. Elaine Wirrell notes that children with...
  • Cat visits veterinarian
    Recognizing seizures and other neurological diseases in cats
    One of the most frightening events a cat guardian can witness is their precious kitty having a seizure. The feeling helplessness is quite overwhelming.Although a seizure is a neurological problem, often times the root cause is from outside of the...
  • Clifford Nass, who studied multi-tasking, died earlier this week
    Women may multi-task better than men -- but the jury is still out
    The November 4, 2013, death of researcher Clifford Nass may cause some in the psychology world to reevaluate recent findings about multi-tasking. Clifford Nass, a professor at Stanford University until his death this week, presented research in...
  • Medical Marijuana
    Cognitive damage halted by THC
    A single treatment with an ultra-low dose of THC can modify brain plasticityMarijuana is a well-known recreational drug with much of its notoriety and controversy arise from its use as a psychoactive drug, however, scientific research into the...
  • Mediterranean diet
    Mediterranean diet can boost memory and thinking, says new study
    Eating a Mediterranean diet – such as foods containing omega-3 fatty acids found in fish, chicken and salad dressing while avoiding saturated fats, meat and dairy foods – may help you preserve your memory and improve your thinking,...
  • Alzheimer's patient
    Americans with Alzheimer's expected to triple by 2050
    Researchers at Rush Hospital in Chicago on Wednesday projected the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s will triple in the next 40 years, meaning 13.8 million would be suffering from the disease, which is the most common form of...
  • Sadness
    A natural bias to be unhappy
    The subconscious does not always work in harmony with our thinking brain. Deep at its root is the amygdala - a sub-system totally involved in the survival of the species in general, and the survival of you in particular. It will decide when you...
  • Wireless EEG Headsets
    Future of BCI: affordable EEG headsets and why they matter (Photos)
    Breakthroughs in brain-computer interface (BCI) technology have dominated headlines for the past two decades with promises of a revolutionary future just around the corner. Although an enormous amount of progress has been made (in a wide range of...
  • coconut
    Pill made from fatty acids more effective in treating drug-resistant epilepsy
    Researchers from Royal Holloway in a joint effort with University College London have determined specific fatty acids in the ketogenic diet could mean a new treatment in the development of new pills that may help to control seizures in children...