Questions tagged [brain]

Questions pertaining to the brain: an organ of soft nervous tissue contained in the skull of vertebrates, functioning as the coordinating center of sensation and intellectual and nervous activity.

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How to know if a person has seizures? [closed]

Could you please let us know if the following are symptoms of seizures in a 16-year-old: He goes sudden unconsciousness while speaking normally There were no convulsions. When it happens he start ...
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Would neurons regenerate even in adults? [closed]

I want to know whether or not the nerves regenerate in human adults. My Question Please give me evidences for this issue. What experiments and logic do they use to prove that the nerves are/are not ...
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Why does Delayed Post-hypoxic Leukoencephalopathy (DPHL) have a biphasic clinical course?

Delayed Post-hypoxic Leukoencephalopathy (DPHL or Grinker myelinopathy) is a rare condition where patients recovering from an anoxic/hypoxic brain injury develops new neurological symptoms 2-4 weeks ...
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Which foods increase the brain activity? [closed]

Are there any foods which can increase the brain activity, and can make you instantly more "clever"?
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Does sleeping on one side affect cognitive development?

I have been sleeping mainly on my right side for as long as I can remember. I am wondering whether this could have had any effect on my cognitive development? I can image that gravity pulling down ...
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Does applying pressure on both sides of your head damage brain cells? [closed]

Someone squeezed my head with her hands. I am concerned whether it has caused any damage like loss of brain cells.
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what happens to the nerves when an organ is removed?

I am from a data science/programming field, but for my work, i need to better understand what happens when an organe is removed (just removed, not replaced). Indeed, there is nerves, mucles, veins, ...
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Understanding the use of medication from EEG

Recently I came across a study in which a group of people was trying to predict the medication ( especially anticonvulsants like Dilantin and Keppra ) a patient was using from his EEG. Does this have ...
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Can the brain adapt to listening to audio in very fast playback speeds?

I witnessed a blind man use their phone with playback speeds that were incredibly fast and completely inaudible to my ears. To my best guess, it would have been about 4-5x speed. (I base this off ...
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Threating Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 3 (Machado Joseph disease/SCA3) with Citalopram

I have found this article about the "Machado Joseph" disease: http://repositorium.sdum.uminho.pt/handle/1822/57828?locale=pt It's a research of Minho university (in Portugal) about the ...
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Tilt table test and beta blockers

Is tilt table test indicative with beta blockers for dysautonomia diagnosis? Or is it require drug withdrawal?
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Altered signal intensity lesion in frontal horn of right lateral ventricle in subependymal region without post contrast enhancement

There is evidence of approximately 9*8 mm sized altered signal intensity lesion is noted in frontal horn of right lateral ventricle in subependymal region. Lesion appears hypointense on T1W, ...
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Withdrawal symptoms of pornography addiction

For a 10 years pornography addict what are the symptoms of withdrawal at the first 2 months ?
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Healthy way to become numb [closed]

What can I do to enter a numb state of being so that I don't feel constantly dragged down, fatigue, stress, and all the other downs people experience? For years I've tried exercising, eating healthy, ...
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Are population-related conclusions obtained from autopsy applicable to the general population?

In this paper, it says that "Although the prevalence of pineal cysts in autopsy series has been reported as being between 25% and 40%, MR studies have documented their frequency to range between ...
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Why I am lossing memory if I work hard? [closed]

I am a software engineer and you know that it requires to think in logical way to develop code. I am also hard working to reach the dead lines just to do not loss job. But from last 6 months ...
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breathing in versus injecting mercury (the gas)

Breathing in mercury is extremely bad and can have consequences for your whole remaining life. It's the property of mercury to evaporate at room temperature, which is why it can get harmful so ...
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What diet should I eat to perform optimally, maximizing my alertness? [closed]

While studying I have noticed that some diets contribute to wide swings of alertness and tiredness while other diets result in a steady slight brain fog for an extended period. Given the desire to ...

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