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ITV producer who was left brain damaged after eating nuts is finally home FIVE YEARS later

ITV producer who was left brain damaged, paralysed and blind after eating nuts is finally home following FIVE YEARS in hospital Amy May Shead had an anaphylactic shock after eating just one mouthful of nuts Went into cardiac arrest and her brain was starved of oxygen for six minutes Confined to a wheelchair, is partially… Read More »

Brain plasticity restored in adult mice through targeting specific nerve cell connections

Neuroscientists at Tufts University School of Medicine, in collaboration with colleagues at Yale University School of Medicine, have discovered a new molecular mechanism that is essential for maturation of brain function and may be used to restore plasticity in aged brains. Unlike previous research that broadly manipulated brain plasticity using approaches that affected the entire… Read More »

Brain implants might one day help paralyzed patients use tablets

(Reuters Health) – – Paralyzed people might one day be able to operate smartphones and tablets just by thinking about the actions they want to perform, with help from sensors implanted in their brains, a recent experiment suggests. While previous experiments have had some success using brain sensors paired with customized computers to help paralyzed… Read More »