Branch like dendrites

Looking at the Neuron; Its structures and their functions.

 

  Cell body. There are around 100 billion neurons in the brain! Neurons are really small, measuring in microns (thousands of a millimetre) The smallest […]

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neurodegenerative diseases

Neurodegenerative Diseases: Characteristics, Cures, and Prevention

 

  Neurodegenerative diseases- What are they? Neurodegenerative diseases are characterized by damage to the nervous system, causing cognitive decline and changes in brain functions and how […]

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Understanding the brain and neurotransmitters

The different types of neurotransmitters: What are they?

 

  You’ve probably heard of how dopamine plays a role in feelings of pleasure, or how serotonin levels influence depression. This barely scratches the surface […]

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Functions of Dopamine: What is Dopamine and How Does It Affect you?

 

  The functions of dopamine are too many to count. Dopamine is an extremely famous neurotransmitter working in your brain. Whenever you want to learn […]

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Phantosmia

Phantosmia: A Complete Guide to Smell Hallucinations

 

  Phantosmia is when one senses a strong odor that isn’t there and is also referred to as an olfactory hallucination. Phantosmia can be brought […]

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Music therapy improves quality of life for Parkinson's patients

Music Therapy Improves Quality Of Life For Parkinson’s Patients

 

  A thesis defended by Maria Luisa Sanchez at the Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia (in Spain) shows that music therapy improves the quality […]

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how to help a loved one live with Parkinson's

How to help a loved one live with Parkinson’s

 

  Parkinson’s disease is a neurological deterioration that affects motor skills, but this illness doesn’t stop there. It also causes huge emotional changes that loved […]

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parkinson's symptoms

Parkinson’s Symptoms: Diagnosis in an App

 

  Specialists at the Oxford Parkinson’s Disease Centre have created a new way to detect Parkinson’s disease that is available to almost everyone. The symptoms […]

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young onset parkinsons disease

What Is Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease?

 

  Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that causes slow movements, tremors, and stiffness. Although this disease usually appears in people over 60, in some […]

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