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India's generation of children crippled by uranium waste

This 2009 article by the Guardian’s Gethin Chamberlain first drew our attention to the dramatic effects of uranium poisoning¬†on the children in Punjab

Observer investigation uncovers link between dramatic rise in birth defects in Punjab and pollution from coal-fired power stations… 8 more words

Baba Farid Center For Special Children

Fight or Flight?

Between my atypical neurology and PTSD, getting and keeping a traditional job is very difficult for me. Actually, just walking out my front door and out into the world is pretty daunting all by itself. 1,486 more words


David W. Brandes, MS, MD, FAAN

Title: Medical Doctor
Company: Turkey Creek Medical Center
Location: Sweetwater, TN United States
Notable Member 94 more words

Health Care

Clearing up chemobrain: cancer therapy-induced memory problems reversed by stem cells

You’d think receiving a cancer diagnosis and then suffering through chemo and/or radiation therapy would be traumatic enough. But as many as 75% of cancer survivors are afflicted by memory and attention problems long after their cancer therapy. 707 more words


Tony Dorsett played football 'not knowing' dementia would result

DALLAS (AP) – Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett says he started playing football “not knowing that the end was going to be like this” – what he calls a frustrating battle with a condition caused by head trauma that can lead to dementia and depression. 577 more words


Out of Control

I’m not sure where to begin. There is so much pain and if I am quite honest it is making everything extremely cloudy. After months and months of being seizure free I think today I had one, the memory loss that I seem to be experiencing confirms it. 407 more words


The World's Strongest Librarian by Josh Hanagarne

This book had been on my radar since its release because the title referenced most of my favorite reading subjects: psychology, neurology, and books about books! 235 more words