Capping The Stone – The Culmination Of My Concordia Experience

If any one of you decides to attend Concordia be prepared to hear a lot about BREWing. However, unfortunately this BREWing is not of the alcoholic variety (generally). So if you were getting excited there for a second I apologize. So for the few that are still reading this article and want to know more…
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Alzheimer’s – What Makes Memories

Alzheimer’s is all around us. It’s pretty hard to ignore considering it not only is the the most common form of dementia but it also affects over 3 million Americans each year – mostly folks over the age 65. However, one of the biggest misconceptions about the disease is that it is normal aging when…
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The Life And Times Of Parkinson’s – The History Of Disease

While there are many diseases out there that are new or are reemerging to reek havoc on human health, there are some that have been a part of the human experience since the beginning. Strangely enough, Parkinson’s disease is on the list that has been documented for thousands of years. While the disease was first…
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When It’s More Than Just A Headache – Concussions

Concussions are a form of mild traumatic brain injury that occurs when a force impacts the head. What happens to the brain when this impact hits is it, quite literally, shakes back and forth inside the skull. This mostly affects the midbrain and diencephalon and causes a cascade of different neurological processes to occur such…
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What Science Doesn’t Know – ALS

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) – also commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease – is a degenerative disease that can effect motor neurons in the central or peripheral nervous system. This leads to a steady loss in motor skills -including coordination and movement of skeletal muscles. Sometimes dementia can form even if it isn’t a common…
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