TREATMENT OF NIGHTMARES WITH PRAZOSIN: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

submitted by: WentzMR

Dr. Simon Kung, Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the November 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which elucidates the success of the drug Prazosin in reducing or eliminating the adrenalin storm in patients experiencing trauma nightmares.
Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00667-2/fulltext

Wireless Fast-Scan Cyclic Voltammetry to Monitor Adenosine in Patients With Essential Tremor During Deep Brain Stimulation

submitted by: WentzMR
Dr. Kendall Lee, a Neurosurgeon and the Director of the Neural Engineering Laboratory at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing online ahead of print and in the August 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which discloses a new discovery in the reaction of the brain during deep-brain-stimulation which may lead to novel treatments for neurological and psychological disorders. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00552-6/fulltext

Science Nation - Mind Mappers

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Neuroanatomist Jacopo Annese is looking for 1,000 brains. The Director of the Brain Observatory at the University of California, San Diego is on a quest to collect, dissect, and digitize images of the human brain for the Digital Brain Library, which was launched with support from the National Science Foundation. Annese and his team look for connections, mapping brain structure and connecting it to human behavior. He believes that with a large enough catalog of brains preserved as virtual...

Coagulation Pathway

submitted by: kkgan

How to study the coagulation cascade

Donate Your Time Mentoring Children for Careers in the Medical Field

submitted by: mdanderson
Mentors talk about their experiences working with students and introducing them to careers in the medical field through the Health Adventures at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. During this field trip to MD Anderson's Rehabilitation Services center, the children experience first-hand the challenges patients face, and the role that doctors, nurses and other staff play in caring for people. When students leave the program, they leave with a desire to learn, excel in school...