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... a mild traumatic brain injury in an I.E.D. attack in Iraq in 2005 and can no longer rely on his short-term memory. Sgt. Jeffrey Beltran pulled a... Stephanie Sinclair/VII, for The New York TimesSgt. ...
...  and body parts, such as the brain, the kidneys or the spine. Left untreated, the disease can be fatal, according to the CDC. Typical symptoms include feelings of sickness or weakness, weight loss, fever ...
... medicine is blurring the line between life and death. For example, if you have opted to be an organ donor, if you are declared brain-dead after that declaration, you may be placed back on a ventilator ...
... nerve fibers in the central nervous system, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The brain, spine and optic nerves make up the central nervous system. Symptoms of the disease can include ...
... friction between the prosthetic and the skin. Neural interfaces would be embedded in nerve trunks to read and transmit signals Scientists such as Prof James Fawcett, of the Centre for Brain Repair at ...
TUESDAY, March 13 (HealthDay News) -- Extended space travel can cause eye and brain abnormalities in astronauts, researchers have found. For the study, published online March 13 in the journal Radiology, ...
13 March 2012 Last updated at 07:52 ET Missions to the space station last six months, but missions to Mars could last years The eyes and brains of astronauts who have spent long periods ...
... is transected is that between the brain and the injury, the nerve mechanism stays alive, but [the tissue] beyond that, it actually dies," he says. The nerve on the side connected to the brain usually ...
... the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. But the task is more difficult for older people who “cannot turn to look behind them to get a view of what’s behind.” Mr. Reimer has been brainstorming with the ...
... a person’s sex life by producing surges in sex hormones and the brain waves associated with sexual arousal. Just don’t try to act on this stimulation in class. Read more http://feeds.nytimes.com/click.phdo?i=7dd35e874ac9f52abe285ccd72b288d1 ...
TUESDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Poor-quality sleep may have worse effects than simple fatigue: A preliminary new study suggests it's linked to the buildup of brain plaques seen in people with Alzheimer's ...
... His laboratory in the Neuroscience Center at Massachusetts General Hospital conducts studies related to migraine, stroke and traumatic brain injury. Dr. Moskowitz also is ...
... invade other parts of the body. The cancer commonly spreads to the lining of the spine and brain, and oncologists prevent this by injecting large quantities of preservative-free methotrexate directly ...
... is a degenerative condition of the nerves in the brain and spinal cord that gradually robs the patient of the ability to use the muscles, trapping the victim in an increasingly unresponsive body.  ...
... Pain. Her research projects focus on using brain imaging techniques to study how pain is processed by the nervous system in humans. Jane Guiltinan, N.D., is the dean of the School of Naturopathic Medicine ...
... bouts of depression. What's the science behind meditation therapy and what are the connections between body and brain? Mark Williams is here to explain and he's actually going to guide us through a mini ...
... not be a candidate for kidney transplant "because of her mental delays." The doctor warned that the medications Amelia has to take after a transplant are very dangerous and could cause seizures and brain ...
... four other major strains are included in the vaccine, the danger from meningitis B remains. InflammationThe infection, which causes inflammation of membranes surrounding the spinal cord and brain, still ...
... 9 birth, Phillips learned that her daughter's decision to forgo treatment for tumors on her brain and spine so she could carry the baby would have fatal repercussions. The cancer had marked too much territory. ...
... that M.S. is becoming a manageable disease.” In M.S., the body’s immune system damages neurons in the brain and spinal cord, attacking the myelin sheath that insulates these nerves. About 85 percent ...
... infection travels to the brain, then to the spine, causing paralysis. "My spinal cord isn't cut," he explained. "It looks like the bottom of a sunken ship." This meant Graves, an avid golfer and traveler, ...
... weight to suggestions of a link between vitamin D deficiency and MS. The study is in Annals of Neurology. Multiple sclerosis is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system (the brain and spinal ...
The brains of the mice that Bradley Hyman keeps in his sprawling lab at an old naval base in Boston offer a window, literally and figuratively, into the mysterious damage that causes Alzheimer's disease. ...
Until quite recently, anatomists desiring a peek inside the human brain had to content themselves with dissecting dead tissue or, when the rare opportunity arose, examining people who had traumatic skull ...
... In their peer-reviewed, 2010 study, the researchers concluded that romantic feelings activated regions of the brain involved with endogenous opioids, the body's natural pain relievers, and dopamine, a ...
... difficulties that the disease had created. "People think you either live or die with meningitis. If you live then you're fine. "But they don't realise about the brain damage done by the disease and the ...
Embargoed for Release Sunday, November 27, 2011 1 p.m. EST Potential clues to how autism miswires the brain are emerging from a study of a rare, purely genetic form of ...
... Fund, Dapuzzo, 52, made a commitment to donate his brain and spinal cord to the Boston University Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy. One of the hockey stars Dapuzzo had lined up for the ...
... rolling pin" to put pressure on acupoints. Pitetti said he didn't know if there were specific areas of the body where acupuncture absolutely shouldn't be used, but "into the neck, into the brain would ...
... but the disease is fatal because nerve cells, or neurons, in the brain and spinal cord needed to tell muscles to move, waste away or die. Early in the disease, patients have difficulty speaking and walking, ...
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