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ITV producer who was left brain damaged after eating nuts is finally home FIVE YEARS later

ITV producer who was left brain damaged, paralysed and blind after eating nuts is finally home following FIVE YEARS in hospital Amy May Shead had an anaphylactic shock after eating just one mouthful of nuts Went into cardiac arrest and her brain was starved of oxygen for six minutes Confined to a wheelchair, is partially… Read More »

Medical News Today: How does your brain make sense of 'the bigger picture?'

Our brains recognize patterns and can “distance” themselves from the details in order to see “the bigger picture.” Researchers are now striving to find out how, exactly, the brain is able to gain perspective. We are yet to learn exactly how our brains establish complex connections. The human brain is a complex piece of machinery,… Read More »

Autism: Brain activity as a biomarker

Researchers from Jülich, Switzerland, France, the Netherlands, and the UK have discovered specific activity patterns in the brains of people with autism. These consistent patterns of functional connectivity might be used in the long term as therapeutic biomarkers. The idea behind this is that in future, doctors would be able to investigate whether certain treatments… Read More »