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Why modern life is making dementia in your 40s more likely From background radiation to chemicals in the food chain, environmental changes are contributing to a rapid global rise in neurological diseaseMy interest in neurological disease was triggered by a second friend dying of motor neurone disease (MND), which in purely statistical terms was exceptional.
Memory loss: what makes people forget who they are? When amnesia strikes, people can forget everything about their life, including their name. But what causes memory loss? And what happens to people who lose themselves for an hour, a few months – or even for ever?
Stretchy spinal implant presents new paralysis treatment A thin and flexible implant that can be applied directly to the surface of the spinal cord to administer electrical and chemical stimulation has been developed by scientists in Switzerland. The e-Dura implant, made from a silicon substrate embedded with electrodes, replicates the properties of the soft living tissue around the spinal cord; meaning it can remain in situ without discomfort.