Paula Yates

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“HIGH” TECHNOLOGY

There’s gold in them thar weeds!<p>Some years ago, a relative of mine decided to move to Northern California to become a legal <b>marijuana</b> grower. Easy money, he thought.<p>He had been, for much of his life, a long-haul trucker and the back-breaking work was taking a toll on his body. So he and a pal, who …

On Zippers in Knits

The expert guidance of Kate Atherley transforms a finishing challenge into something completely possible.

Food, sex, money, work, family, friends, health, politics: there’s nothing we can’t feel guilty about, including our own feelings of guilt. By Devorah Baum<p>I feel guilty about everything. Already today I’ve felt guilty about having said the wrong thing to a friend. Then I felt guilty about avoiding …

Economic Justice

Scientists examine new potential epilepsy treatment

Similar Articles Added Earlier<p>Increasing the concentration of specific fats in the brain could suppress epileptic seizures. This is evident from …

Prince William and Prince Harry Commission Statue of Princess Diana to Commemorate 20th Anniversary of Her Death

Remembering a legend. <b>Prince William</b> and <b>Prince Harry</b> are commissioning a statue of their mother, the late Princess Diana, to commemorate the 20th …

Prince William

The man who brought you Brexit

Britain’s vote to leave the EU was the grand finale of a 25-year campaign by a lonely sect of true believers. Daniel Hannan wrote the script<p>Until about nine months ago, leaving the European Union was not something that sensible British politicians talked about. They hadn’t, really, since the …

Great Britain

Missing Link Found From Brain To The Immune System - PsyBlog

Vessels discovered in the brain that were thought not to exist — could revolutionise study of neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s.<p>The brain is …

'Sugar Free Farm': Jennifer Ellison Treated For Sugar Withdrawals In Dramatic Detox Twist

The sugar-free craze may be well established among the clean-eating crowds, but now celebrities are jumping on board as part of new 3-part series …

Scientists Want to Shock the Brain into Remembering

Could electrical brain stimulation, already used to treat Parkinson's, be the way to enhance memory formation for people with traumatic brain injuries?<p>Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania team are researching the possibility that shocking the brain could help memories form. Their work with …

The Brain

Apple announces new ResearchKit projects studying autism, epilepsy and melanoma

Apple has today announced an expansion of ResearchKit into studies for autism, epilepsy and melanoma. ResearchKit enables people to conduct distributed scientific research studies from an iPhone app, enabling higher participation rates than traditional medical research can provide. The new studies …

People with epilepsy react differently to music

Latest research from The Ohio State University has shown that the brains of people with epilepsy appear to react differently to music than the brains …

New study uses Apple Watch to collect data from people with epilepsy

A new study by researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine in the USA uses the Apple Watch to collect data from people with epilepsy before, during and …

Apple Announces ResearchKit Studies for Autism, Epilepsy & Melanoma

- Oct 15, 2015<p>Apple on Thursday announced the launch of three new ResearchKit studies on autism, epilepsy and melanoma. Researchers from Duke …

Digital Health

Tamping Down Epilepsy With Electricity

Implanted stimulators act like a circuit breaker for the brain<p>By age 32, Sheri Finstad’s epileptic seizures had become unbearable. She frequently fell, injured herself, and got concussions. Her doctors tried neuro­surgery to better understand her condition, and a special diet and medication to …

Mayo Clinic

A new app warns epilepsy sufferers that they are about to have a seizure

According to the Nikkei Asian Review, the system uses a small sensor, worn near the collarbone or the heart, detects if the user's heartbeat behaves abnormally. If so, the sensor sends a message to their smartphone, giving them a 30-second warning prior an attack. This will give people the …

Runner with autism, epilepsy to grace cover of Women's Running magazine

Kiley Lyall, 24, fell in love with running when she was 8 years old and completing the final leg of a Special Olympics relay. Her team was in last place when she took the baton, and they ended in first.<p>Her family has a motto: "Anything you want to do, you go for it."<p>Lyall embodies it.<p>A south …

WA parents treating children with medicinal marijuana, Epilepsy Association of WA says

Up to 100 West Australian parents are illegally using cannabis to treat children living with epilepsy, the chief executive of an epilepsy …

A New Mechanism for Epilepsy Discovered

<b>In epilepsy, nerve cells or neurons lose their usual rhythm, and ion channels, which have a decisive influence on their excitability, are involved. A</b> …

New Jersey Teen with Epilepsy and Autism Wins Right to Take Medical Marijuana at School

Genny Barbour, a New Jersey teen with epilepsy and autism, will return to school full time after winning the fight to have the medical marijuana oil …

Twitchy Nerves (Literally) May Explain Epilepsy, Pain

Researchers may finally have a better explanation for epilepsy, chronic pain and other conditions of the nervous system that have baffled the scientific world for decades.<p>Neurons are the most basic unit of the communication system that runs through our body. They carry signals for almost every …

Therapeutic riding is so much more than horse play

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — Eddie Brennan is all charged up. The 4-year-old, who is autistic, has already raced through a puddle, and he writhes as his nanny struggles to remove his shoes and socks.<p>But when Brennan climbs on the back of Kattie, a dark bay therapy horse, something magical happens.<p>The …

Dunkin' Donuts Gives Soccer Fans The Chance To Score Tickets To A Liverpool FC Match In England

CANTON, Mass., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, today announced a new "Kick …

How we all could benefit from synaesthesia

Sitting in a small, computer-lined room trying to remember a succession of different-coloured words scrolling past on a screen doesn't sound like the cutting edge of scientific research. However, academics at the University of East London are using word tests to assess the impact synaesthesia can …

Children’s Epilepsy Surgery Service (CESS) in England | Epilepsy Action

How Japan Plans to Build an Orbital Solar Farm

<b>Imagine looking out over Tokyo Bay</b> from high above and seeing a man-made island in the harbor, 3 kilometers long. A massive net is stretched over the …

10 Great Scientists Who Were Also Jocks

Brain and brawn have never been enemies; in fact, some of the most gifted scientists of all time were also dedicated athletes.<p>1. Ernest Rutherford …

Neuroscientists discover brain circuits involved in emotion

Neuroscientists have discovered a brain pathway that underlies the emotional behaviours critical for survival.<p>New research by the University of …

From liability to viability: Genes on the Y chromosome prove essential for male survival

Despite a well-documented history of dramatic genetic decay, the human Y chromosome has over the course of millions of years of evolution managed to …