Maha Logasuriyan

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Porn actresses are dying – why?

On January 21 it was confirmed that 23-year-old Olivia Lua, a porn actress, had died in a West Hollywood rehab centre. Just a week before, on January 7, another porn actress, 20-year-old Olivia Nova, was found dead in Las Vegas. Three other porn actresses passed away at the end of 2017 – Yuri Luv, …

Feminism

Sharon’s world is regularly reversed by a rare brain malfunction. Now neurologists, and Wonder Woman, have come to the rescue<p>In 1952, when she was a child, Sharon was playing in the front garden. She was blindfolded while her friends ran around her, laughing, trying not to be caught in a game of …

Mind

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Consciousness

A 1965 Study Revealed Sugar Causes Cancer—Why Was There a Cover-Up?

A new paper published in PLOS Biology this week brought to light a controversial 1965 study, funded by the sugar industry, that was never published …

Diabetes

Playing action video games can actually harm your brain

It's true they're good for short-term memory, but "shooter" games could also cause atrophy in the hippocampus, a new UdeM study finds.<p>Neuroscientists …

Ambitious neuroscience project to probe how the brain makes decisions

World-leading neuroscientists have launched an ambitious project to answer one of the greatest mysteries of all time: how the brain decides what to do.<p>The international effort will draw on expertise from 21 labs in the US and Europe to uncover for the first time where, when, and how neurons in the …

Indian Badminton League

Body Mass, Inflammation, and Cognition – What is the Strongest Link?

Body mass index (BMI) has been linked to inflammation, and systemic inflammation has been linked to decreased cognition. Now, a new study directly …

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You've got an ancient virus in your brain. In fact, you've got an ancient virus at the very root of your conscious