using stereotactic techniques (see
footnote) to study the monkey MPTP
model of PD led to the identiﬁcation
of new targets within the brain
for deep brain stimulation (DbS)
– targets include a structure called
the subthalamic nucleus (STN).
Continuous stimulation is delivered
by an electrode wire inserted into
this target and driven by a battery
stimulator implanted under the
As it is
associated with significant number of complications (11,8% to 21,6%) as well as high
costs, some authors advocate conservative treatment. High incidence of re-ruptures
(12% to 17%), lengthened tendon and loss of strength are the main arguments for the
opponents to criticize this method. Percutaneous repair seems to bridge the gap,
combining the advantages of conservative and operative treatment, particularly if
performed in an outpatient manner and under local anesthesia.
We all learn to read at school, after a fashion. But for most of us, this is not an optimal use of our brain power. In this course you will learn to better use the left brain's focused attention combined with the right brain's peripheral attention, in close harmony. Good communication between the brain hemispheres is a pre-requisite for creative thinking and also a sense of wellbeing, where thoughts and feelings are integrated.
Current research in text mining favours the quantity of texts over their quality. But for bilingual terminology mining, and for many language pairs, large comparable corpora are not available. More importantly, as terms are deﬁned vis-à-vis a speciﬁc domain with a restricted register, it is expected that the quality rather than the quantity of the corpus matters more in terminology mining. Our hypothesis, therefore, is that the quality of the corpus is more important than the quantity and ensures the quality of the acquired terminological resources. ...
I used to think that our brain is like a computer hard disk, that if we squeeze too much information into it, some old information will be replaced by the new information coming in and be lost. I found that I was wrong. The truth is that if you get more information, your ability to memorize increases accordingly. You then can memorize more and at a faster rate. On the contrary, if you think less, your ability to think will be undermined. Our brain has a mechanism similar to our muscles. If you regularly work out, your muscles will become...
How Science Is Changing Our Understanding Of Anxiety And Revealing How It Can Be Treated More Effectively And Faster Than Ever Before.
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intended as medical or professional advice. Always consult your
doctor or therapist before beginning treatment and to rule out
any medical conditions. Please speak to your doctor about the
use of medications.
However, I think that such a dismissal is plain wrong. It is unconceivable that
hundreds of scientists throughout the world have for 30 years all carried out flawed or
even fraudulent research demonstrating that several compounds improve the
resistance of the brain to ischemic damage. Granted, that may have happened
sometimes, but hundreds of laboratories around the world cannot have been run
during 30 years by incompetent or criminal scientists.
"This book is a timely collection of reviews of fundamental processes in the compartments and chemical components of the cerebral micro-environments...its contents prove rewarding reading for the neuroclinician." - Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery "The book targets researchers, graduate students, and educators who face constant challenges on how to modify the external environment of a specific neuron in order to obtain specific behavioral results. The author is a credible authority on the subject but I think the scope of the book has an audience beyond that proposed by the author.
Isn’t it strange that the animal we used to be developed into the creature
that we now are? How – and why – did human intelligence and culture
evolve? How did we evolve minds, philosophies and technologies? And now that
we have them, where are they taking us?
The orthodox answer to these questions looks inside our brains to see
what they are made of and how the various components operate.
Objective: Previous research suggests that engaging in mentally stimulating tasks may improve
brain health and cognitive abilities. Using computer search engines to find information
on the Internet has become a frequent daily activity of people at any age, including middleaged
and older adults.
Since biomarkers of safety and efficacy are becoming tools in drug development, it is
necessary to determine whether these biomarkers can qualify for applications in clinical
trials. Qualification is defined as “a conclusion that the biomarker data submitted support
use of the biomarker in drug discovery, drug development or post approval studies and
where appropriate, in regulatory decision making” (ICH E-16). A definition of validation
was proposed during the workshop.
Since its first publication in 1974, Use Your Head has acquired the status of a classic. Translated into twelve languages, with worldwide sales well in excess of 250,000, Tony Buzan's book has helped scores of people to understand the true capacity of the human brain and realise and develop many of the abilities that normally lie dormant. Now in a new and revised edition of his classic bestseller, Tony Buzan explains the latest discoveries about the brain and helps you to understand more clearly how your mind works....
Tony Buzan, author of the best-selling
Use Your Head and inventor of the
revolutionary Mind-Mapping technique, has acquired fame by improving the memory and learning capability of thousands of people. In this book, based on the latest research into the workings of the human brain, he presents an ingenious system for training the memory to achieve extraordinary feats. The book provides surprising, yet simple, techniques for remembering names, dates, phone numbers and appointments.
10 ways to tap into your creative genius Did you know the number of ideas it is possible for your brain to create is greater than the number of atoms in the known universe? Creativity is not just painting a picture or playing an instrument - it can be part of every decision you take! This book is full of fun games and tools to help you make the most of your own creativity. When you are creative, you are full of energy, enthusiasm, and ideas. Using the famous Mind Map techniques that he invented, Tony Buzan shows you how...
Making microsystems at a scale level of few microns is called micromachining.
Micromachining is used to fabricate three-dimensional microstructures. It is the
foundation of a technology called Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems (MEMS). MEMS
usually consist of three major parts: sensors, actuators, and an associate electronic
circuitry that acts as the brain and controller of the whole system.
Designed to help you use more of your brainpower with less effort, an idea map is a colorful visual representation of a particular issue, problem, or idea among other applications on a single piece of paper. Our brains are much better at absorbing, processing, and remembering information presented in the form of an idea map as opposed to information presented in a multi-linear document.
It is my privilege to introduce this Handbook on Advanced Cancer Care,
which belongs to a series of publications initiated by the European Society
for Medical Oncology (ESMO). There is a great need, especially for medical
oncologists, to have a comprehensive overview of the essential elements
needed for the care of patients with advanced cancer. This handbook fulfills
The Handbook on Advanced Cancer Care provides useful definitions and
surveys of treatment principles.
Tendons are known to have a profound impact on the overall function of the
musculoskeletal system in their role as a structural link and force transmitter between
muscle and bone. Their unique viscoelastic response under tension allows efficient use and
recycling of stored energy during stretch involved in locomotion, modulating joint position
control, and providing protection from muscle injuries through reduction of mechanical
oscillation and shock.
Okay, now that you know the basics of the mechanics of sleep. Let’s talk about how
you can use this new knowledge to sleep less, have more powerful sleep, and have
more energy in your life. I have given you the previous “scientific” information here
because I wanted you to have a knowledge base with the “right” information.