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Brain Lobes and their functions by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Sep 2010 5:27am Introduction The complexity of the human body has been known for centuries. The very fact that its functions are so meticulous in design that scientists (and clergymen alike) finally agree on one thing: it must have been designed by a "higher power" or "God" in his/ her many forms. And if one must seek to find evidenc ... Read on »
Brain Lobes: Overview & Functions by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Fri 30 Sep 2011 8:13am I don't care much about teen movies. Recently, I came across one that I kind of liked. The entire plot of the movie was based on a mission to survive a lobotomy. Of course, we're talking about Sucker Punch for those of you didn't see the movie… Your initial impression would be: "Oh, this is bunch of girls pulling a few punc ... Read on »
Brain Lobes – What You Need to Know by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Fri 15 Feb 2013 8:30am There's a beauty to studying difficult subjects, quite frankly. I've started late in my life but trust me – when you pick subjects that are interesting enough, it doesn't feel like a struggle. I'm learning to write and writing to earn, and as poetic as that sounds, my life is filled with new ideas every other day. I've not enjoyed myse ... Read on »
Mercury and Tremor by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Thu 27 Oct 2011 6:40pm Mercury and Tremor by Jeffrey Dach MD Jim, a 53 year old violinist presented with a chief complaint of hand tremor. He is unable to hold the violin bow properly and lost his job with the symphony.  A number of neurologists examined Jim, and told him he has an "essential trem ... Read on »
Susceptibility of domestic cats to chronic wasting disease by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 14 Dec 2012 6:09pm Susceptibility of domestic cats to chronic wasting disease Candace K. Mathiason1,#, Amy V. Nalls1, Davis M. Seelig1, Susan L. Kraft2, Kevin Carnes2, Kelly R. Anderson1, Jeanette Hayes-Klug1 and Edward A. Hoover1 + Author Affiliations 1Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Patholo ... Read on »
Brain Teasers: Spot the Difference by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 12 Aug 2008 9:20am Dr. Pascale Michelon recently shared with our readers which brain areas and cognitive functions are engaged as we solve the type of brain teaser known as Spot the Difference, where we have to find the differences between two versions of one image: "1) You have to identify the objects that you see: this involves your occipital lobes (in red ... Read on »
Screaming to Be Heard – Your Brain, Hormones & Those Moody Blues by Magnolia Miller Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 18 Oct 2009 10:06pm Mothers fortunate enough to have both male and female children were validated when scientists and medical researchers, after a decades long debate between nature and nurture as it relates to gender roles, revealed what they had known all along – that indeed boys and girls are different.  Doctors and scientists finally admitted that men and ... Read on »
Richer Fuller Lives: What Can We Learn from Einstein's Brain? by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 01 Jan 2013 12:49pm One of the more tragic aspects of human existence is the common loss of the brain's mental powers, just when a person has experienced enough of life to begin putting many of the pieces of the puzzle together. Exceptional brains appear to see more of the big picture earlier, and to exhibit a greater resistance to dementia in later life. Wh ... Read on »
What is Hydranencephaly? by Ali Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Fri 02 Oct 2009 3:07pm In my early days after hearing my son's diagnosis, I was living in a bit of a fog. I remember how determined I was for answers, I felt deep down that death wasn't the only option although it was the only one given to us by doctors...it was not a denial feeling as some mistook it for, but a true motherly intuition. I knew he wasn't dying, not soon ... Read on »
Estrogen Replacement Therapy and Dementia by Susan Berg Posted Thu 28 Feb 2013 12:00am Caregivers and healthcare professionals, here is some great information Here is a great  for caregivers and healthcare professionals, Your residents will love the  Here is information on being the best  caregiver  you can be Here is a way for nurses administrators, social workers and other health care  professionals to get ... Read on »