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‘Brain surgery has allowed me to live a full life’ – Jenny McEntegart has gone from 25 seizures a day to virtually none

Jenny McEntagart pictured at her home in Coosan Co Westmeath. Photo: Steve Humphreys ‘Brain surgery has allowed me to live a full life’ – Jenny McEntegart has gone from 25 seizures a day to virtually none Independent.ie For the first time in a decade my life can qualify as normal. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/health-features/brain-surgery-has-allowed-me-to-live-a-full-life-jenny-mcentegart-has-gone-from-25-seizures-a-day-to-virtually-none-38076529.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article38081704.ece/c4133/AUTOCROP/h342/ENNY%20MCENTAGART%206SH.jpg Email For the… Read More »

Chinese scientists give monkeys human brain genes in ‘morally risky’ experiment

Their brains may not be bigger than normal, but monkeys created with human brain genes are exhibiting cognitive changes that suggest they might be smarter — and the experiments have ethicists shuddering. In the wake of the genetically modified human babies scandal, Chinese scientists are drawing fresh condemnation from philosophers and ethicists, this time over… Read More »

Medical News Today: Key brain area plays a crucial role in addiction

New research finds that the cerebellum, a large part of the human brain that scientists thought was primarily involved in motor control, may play a key role in reward-seeking and social behaviors. The findings may help inform future therapies for treating addiction. New research suggests the brain’s cerebellum may explain addiction. Recent research has hinted… Read More »