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all-Neuro (Neurosurgery, Neuroscience, Neurology, and more) and Infectious Diseases Blog
all-Neuro (Neurosurgery, Neuroscience, Neurology, and more) and Infectious Diseases Blog

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Each year, 45 million Americans — many of them women — are consumed with thoughts of muffin tops, love handles and other parts of their bodies, especially as the season for beach and bathing suits looms. Figures from the American Society of Plastic…

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The ability to learn associations between events is critical for survival, but it has not been clear how different pieces of information stored in memory may be linked together by populations of neurons. In a study published April 2nd in Cell Reports,…

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The finding could mean recollections are more enduring than expected and disrupt plans for PTSD treatments. As intangible as they may seem, memories have a firm biological basis. According to textbook neuroscience, they form when neighboring brain cells…

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Scientists have built a light-weight wearable boot-like exoskeleton which reduces the energy needed for walking. Researchers say the exoskeleton gives a 7% gain without chemical or electrical energy. According to research published in the journal Nature,…

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Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory functions back. Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic amyloid plaques – structures that are responsible for…

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In the first evidence of a natural intervention triggering stem cell-based regeneration of an organ or system, a study in the June 5 issue of the Cell Press journal Cell Stem Cell shows that cycles of prolonged fasting not only protect against immune…

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Surgeons in Cambridgeshire have performed the first heart transplant in Europe using a non-beating heart. Huseyin Ulucan’s progress a few weeks after the transplant is “remarkable”, the medical team at Papworth say…

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Hearing that a family member has died is such an awful and wrenching experience for the relative that it’s easy to forget the emotional toll that must be taken by doctors sharing the news. It was laid bare in a photo shared on Reddit this morning however,…

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Dr. S is a young surgeon who graduated shortly after the outbreak of the crisis in Syria. He now works in a makeshift hospital in a semi-rural neighbourhood located to the east of Damascus. This is a facility that received dedicated MSF support and…

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At some point in your life, you’ve probably been labeled a “right-brain thinker” (you’re so creative!) or a “left-brain thinker” (you’re so logical). Maybe this has shaped the way you see yourself or view the world. Well, either way it’s bogus science,…
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