Dr. Shahal Rozenblatt, Clinical Neuropsychologist, New York

By JOHNS HOPKINS 07/04/2012 “There is growing interest in applying responsive, or closed-loop, therapy for treatment of epileptic seizures,” expert says. Epilepsy affects 50 million people worldwide, but in a

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Finding Clues in the Fearful Brain By JOSEPH LEDOUX Anxiety: We worry. A gallery of contributors count the ways. Tags: animal testing, Anxiety, Brain, fear A few weeks ago I

Both Early Alcohol Use and Early Intoxication Can Herald Trouble for College Students ScienceDaily (Aug. 15, 2012) — An early age at first drink (AFD) has been linked to later

Study Says Brain Trauma Can Mimic Lou Gehrig’s Disease By ALAN SCHWARZ In the 71 years since the Yankees slugger Lou Gehrig declared himself the luckiest man on the face

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The man complained of memory problems but seemed perfectly normal. No specialist he visited detected any decline. “He insisted that things were changing, but he aced all of our tests,”

Forbes -Mercury and Autism Not Linked

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Mercury in fish. Consumption advice is for non-pregnant adults. Photo by: Photo credit: Wikipedia A “sentinel” population in the vastness of the Indian Ocean has long attracted scientific interest because

Most autism research involves boys and men Autism affects male and female brains differently, a study has suggested. UK experts studied brain scans of 120 men and women, with half

Dyslexia is a common learning disorder that affects around 1 in 10 people in the U.S., where it is typically diagnosed around second grade but sometimes goes undiagnosed and unmanaged