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  • Big Ben: Brain Damaged or Giant D-Bag?
    By on May 8, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    Neuropsychologist Dr. Jordan Grafman discusses if Ben Roethlisberger’s recent behavior can be explained by brain issues.

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  • Method To Repair Damaged Adult Nerves Discovered
    By on December 12, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Researchers have discovered a promising method to regrow damaged nerves in adults. Brain and spinal-cord injuries typically leave people with permanent impairment because the injured nerve fibers (axons) cannot regrow. A study from Harvard and Carleton University, published in the December 10 issue of the journal Neuron, shows that axons can regenerate vigorously in a mouse model when a gene that suppresses natural growth (more…)