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Source: The University of Western Australia”
“In recent years, Alzheimer’s disease has occasionally been referred to as “type 3” diabetes, though that moniker doesn’t make much sense. After all, though they share a problem with insulin, type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease, and type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease caused by diet. Instead of another type of diabetes, it’s increasingly looking like Alzheimer’s is another potential side effect of a sugary, Western-style diet.”
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“A few years ago I began to have a “new” pain that was not one of my usual aches from fibromyalgia. I started hurting in my chest under my breastbone and above my ribs. It hurt when I moved, stretched, and if I took a deep breath. It was a stabbing pain which was aggravated as I moved.”
“As more and more American communities grapple with opioid addiction, the human toll of the epidemic has grown in both scope and severity. And now, scientists at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife have found evidence that drug’s impact has literally flowed downstream to affect marine life, as well.”
“The important thing is whenever you feel moods like this is to not just stay there all the time. You want to accept it. You want to honor it. You want to acknowledge it. And then let it go….”
“You are seeing a myosin protein pull an Endorphin along a filament to the inside of the parietal cortex of the brain that generates happiness.
You are looking at happiness.”
“Megan Devine is a grief expert, author, and psychotherapist. She takes the difficult topic of grief and makes it accessible to others. Her goal is helping people become better allies and friends.”
“With a short, curved knife, he pried up the mushroom and pulled it out whole. It was a mushroom known as the death cap, Amanita phalloides. If ingested, severe illness can start as soon as six hours later, but tends to take longer, 36 hours or more. Severe liver damage is usually apparent after 72 hours. Fatality can occur after a week or longer. “Long and slow is a frightening aspect of this type of poisoning,” Kroeger said.”
“Ouch! Everyone experiences pain — but why do some people react to the same painful stimulus in different ways? And what exactly is pain, anyway? Karen D. Davis walks you through your brain on pain, illuminating why the “pain experience” differs from person to person.
“Lesson by Karen D. Davis, animation by Brett Underhill.”
“The vast majority of people who’ve lost a limb can still feel it — not as a memory or vague shape, but in complete lifelike detail.
“What causes these phantom limb sensations?”