Ventromedial prefrontal cortex stimulation enhances memory and hippocampal neurogenesis in the middle-aged rats. Originally appearing in eLife. Click the hot link above to read the article. I usually hear about deep brain stimulation (DBS) in relation to essential tremor or Parkinson disease. But these researchers out of Singapore have applied DBS to a new disease– dementia. … Continue reading Deep Brain Stimulation May Be Promising New Treatment for Dementia
How Much Do You Know About Parkinson’s Disease? | Parkinson’s Disease Information Click the hotlink to take a fun little quiz and amp up your knowledge of Parkinson disease as we celebrate Parkinson Awareness Month. By the way, that IS not a typo. The powers that be have decided to drop the possessive S from … Continue reading How Much Do You Know About Parkinson Disease?
via What’s wrong with what we eat? | Playlist | TED.com. When I was in college, I ate so much better than I do now. I got home around 3:30-4pm. I had time to make most of my meals semi-fresh. I wouldn’t say scratch, since I’ve never made any kind of staple– bread, pasta, cheese. … Continue reading What’s wrong with what we eat?
The 6 Top Languages Global- CEOs Should Know by Ofer Shoshan, CEO of One Hour Translation, largest online translation agency in the world. Originally appearing in Entrepreneur. In the event you (like myself) enjoy learning languages, or are trying to select a language to learn, looks like you can’t go wrong with Spanish, Portuguese (which I apparently … Continue reading The 6 Top Languages Global-Minded CEOs [And You too!] Should Know
Tour de Fox Click the hotlink to see the details of the Texas hike. If you are located somewhere else in the continental United States or Canada, click the link anyway, then hit “Tour Schedule” on the menu to see a full list of this summer’s hikes. I LOVE hiking and this is a great … Continue reading Tour de Fox: Hike to Support Parkinson’s Research
Crazy things people do … in the name of science by Cynthia Betubiza. Originally appearing on Ideas.Ted.com Oh, research. The bane of every graduate science student. So important to the field… your chance to make your mark, to find something incredible… and then you have to do stupid, crazy or maybe even painful or dangerous things. … Continue reading Crazy things people do … in the name of science
Quadruple Amputee Dog Gets Prosthetics on All Limbs so He Can Have a Fuller Life Article by: Kimberly Yam. Originally appearing in: The Huffington Post Dogs can get prosthetics too! One of the graduates in my physical therapy class was thinking about being a dog therapist instead of a human therapist. Apparently that’s a thing. … Continue reading Quadruple Amputee Dog Gets Prosthetics on All Limbs so He Can Have a Fuller Life