Monthly Archives: January 2012

Children and concussions, what about their pituitary?

If I were to talk to Justin Trudeau one of our elected members of parliament in opposition, here’s some of the points I would emphasize since his mandate is Youth. According to some random web site information the Progressive Conservative … Continue reading

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Crosby may have had fractured vertebrae as well as concussions by David Shoalts Ottawa— Globe and Mail Update Published Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012 7:23PM EST Last updated Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 9:46AM EST

Sidney Crosby may have suffered two cracked vertebrae in addition to a concussion, although the Pittsburgh Penguins say his neck injury is “fully healed.” Crosby, who has been skating for the last two weeks, still hopes to play this season, … Continue reading

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Specialization: the connections have it

Saad Jbabdi & Timothy E J Behrens   Corresponding authors Nature Neuroscience 15, 171–17  (2012) doi:10.1038/nn.3031 Published online 26 January 2012 “Brain regions exhibit specialization for different functions, but such functions are constrained by anatomical connections to other brain regions. … Continue reading

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Professional hockey desperately needs a concussion cure by David Shoalts- The Globe and Mail

“Sidney Crosby and Chris Pronger head a long list of NHL stars who may not or will not play again this season because of head injuries. And yet, the NHL brass refuses to admit this is a serious problem that … Continue reading

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Image for cerebrovortex

If you have been following my comments : here is a Tunacore artist version of the vortex of ocean water that becomes the template of design in Nature. Jellyfish are being sucked into the vortex. The jellies have multiple eye … Continue reading

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Mr Ali meet Mr Crosby

Mohammed Ali is an icon bigger than his sport, easily in the late 1960’s becoming the worlds most recognizable man. This week he turned 70 years old. Mohammed Ali suffers from Parkinson’s disease, admitting with his training plus his fights … Continue reading

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How a test tube of dirt taken from a McGill organized 1964 expedition from Easter Island teaches us about calorie restriction slowing mammalian metabolism

The test tube of dirt in question was filled by McGill University professor, Stanley Skoryna who during a four-month expedition with a team of 38 scientists journeyed to Easter Island to study the people, flora and fauna while they remained … Continue reading

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