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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 »

The development of brain stem cells into new nerve cells and why this can lead to cancer

Ana Martin-Villalba and her research team at the German Cancer Research Center followed stem cells along the path to neurons. The scientists analyzed at every step which genes where switched on and which of them were actually turned into new proteins. They expected to find that stem cells would simply switch their stem cell genes… Read More »

Matter: Germs in Your Gut Are Talking to Your Brain. Scientists Want to Know What They’re Saying.

ImageCreditSean McSorley In 2014 John Cryan, a professor at University College Cork in Ireland, attended a meeting in California about Alzheimer’s disease. He wasn’t an expert on dementia. Instead, he studied the microbiome, the trillions of microbes inside the healthy human body. Dr. Cryan and other scientists were beginning to find hints that these microbes… Read More »