That’s because he has Alzheimer’s. Already his memories are fading or jumbled. He forgets things he said only minutes earlier. He asks the same questions over and over and over again. And my father, an avid devourer of books all his life, has stopped reading, which has been the most heartbreaking change for me to witness

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Researchers raise alarms about unknown health risks of GE’s Omniscan and Bayer’s Magnevist, drugs injected to get better MRI pictures that contain the heavy metal gadolinium

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Want to sign up for a massive human experiment? Too late. You’re already a lab rat. There was no ethics approval or informed consent. You weren’t asked, you never signed up, and now there’s no easy way to opt out

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A Colorado judge on why we don’t know nearly enough about the link between the young brains and behavior

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As the school year winds down, it’s safe to assume that many college students used stimulants such as Ritalin and Adderall to get through finals. While the students may have been motivated to improve their odds of getting good grades, a new study suggests that students’ reasons for taking simulants isn’t so blatantly opportunistic

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A man in his mid-50s with Parkinson’s disease had fetal brain cells injected into his brain last week. He is the first person in nearly 20 years to be treated this way – and could recover full control of his movements in roughly five years

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Baboons’ preference to spend time with similar personality types was revealed in a study of wild chacma baboons in Namibia. It found that the monkeys typically associate with other baboons based on personality type, age, rank and propensity to generate or use information

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The Male Suicides

May 12, 2015

How social perfectionism kills. In every country in the world, male suicides outnumber female. Will Storr asks why | Mosaic

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