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Fit to play: musicians and their bodies
July 13, 2014 12:33 AM Classical musicians spend thousands of hours practising and playing. What sort of wear and tear does that have on your body? Well, lots, but do musicians attend to this? Not much. Until recently that is.
Local woman wants residents to learn about neurological disorder
July 5, 2014 3:28 PM A local woman with a neurological disorder is hoping to form a support group with others in the Tiftarea.
Experiment offers hope for OCD
June 30, 2014 4:44 AM Brett Larsen spent decades trying to quell the anxiety churning inside him. But nothing worked -- until doctors implanted electrodes in his brain.
Sunshine Fund supports parents of poorly boy as part of the Go Bananas campaign
June 25, 2014 12:41 AM Sally and Neil Walker are parents to Nat, two, who the Sunshine Fund is aiming to help as part of the Go Bananas campaign this June
Bachmann-Strauss Foundation's Impact Grant Funds Breakthrough in Dystonia Research
June 26, 2014 2:22 PM The mystery of why dystonia occurs, and what can prevent or treat it, has long puzzled doctors, who have struggled to help their suffering dystonia patients. Now, with support from The Bachmann-Strauss Foundation's 2013 Impact Grant, new research from a University of Michigan Medical School team may finally open the door to answering those questions and developing new options for patients.
Anxiety too easy answer for a golfer's 'yips'
July 2, 2014 9:35 PM If one were to say in casual conversation, "Once you get 'em, you've got 'em," how would you interpret that? Got what? Or dare I ask.
Is there an on/off switch for consciousness?
July 7, 2014 3:06 PM Scientists identify an area of the brain that's responsible for a person's awareness, and switch it on and off with electrical stimulation
Jaxon's Story: Family and friends seeking answers as child battles puzzling disease
July 18, 2014 11:39 AM There are few things sweeter than a child's smile, and 3-year-old Jaxon Thomas Clendenin wears a glowing smile almost consistently, despite the fact that his days are filled with sudden and debilitating symptoms of a rare, undiagnosed disease which requires ongoing testing.To date, Jaxon has undergone a brain MRI, two rounds of genetic testing, a muscle biopsy, EEGs to test for seizures, and ...
Pals saddle up for Hallie
July 9, 2014 3:05 AM Pair pedal from Wigan to Liverpool in order to raise cash and awareness of rare brain disorder
Not your everyday 3000km taxi ride across Peru
July 15, 2014 11:17 AM WHEN it comes to planning a holiday overseas, Glen Gorton isn’t interested in a relaxing five-star experience.