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Vegetative Patients Recognize Loved ones
2013-12-17 08:29:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Patients in a vegetative state may be able to recognize photographs of their family and friends, according to a new study published this month in the journal PLOS ONE. Although patients in a vegetative state are awake, can breathe on their own, and appear to go in and out of sleep, they do not respond to what is happening around them, and exhibit no signs of conscious awareness. Since communicating with these patients is...

2013-12-13 23:28:40

The new “ways to prevent dementia” article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com covers signs of memory loss and ways to prevent dementia effectively. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 The new “ways to prevent dementia” article on the website Healthreviewcenter.com delivers 12 warning signs of dementia and 5 ways to prevent dementia that help people understand clearly different aspects of Alzheimer’s and dementia disease. This article is actually suitable for those people who...

2013-12-12 23:32:35

Hand Blown in the foggy redwood coast of Humboldt County, California, every piece of glass is infused with the energy of color to make a one-of-a-kind art piece ready to be adopted. The hand blown glass art is made of heavy and thick quality American made boro. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 “This one-of-a-kind art piece is so unique. With a great use of color and an eye-catching design, no glass bong is alike,” said Fred Stacey, COO of The Marijuana Company (TMC). This...

2013-12-10 23:32:27

The organization supports mental challenges to enhance cognitive reserve, activate new brain cells and improve connections amongst brain cells. “Dementia Express”, a new book written by a practicing award winning physician, uses brain training exercises to sharpen the brain. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Exercising the brain is as important as exercising the body. Challenges to the brain are beneficial, the only side-effect is increased neurons and better...

2013-12-05 23:00:48

Connecticut is the 4th wealthiest state in the U.S., yet eliminating hunger remains a significant challenge. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Today, End Hunger Connecticut!, a statewide anti-hunger and food security organization with headquarters in Hartford, convened community, government, state and national anti-hunger and food security advocates to discuss the economic impact of hunger in Connecticut. Participants worked together to develop strategies on ways to better leverage...

2013-11-29 23:02:46

FindLocalWeed.com announces new partnership with MJ Freeway to allow integration of GramTracker™ menu inventory into business profiles, making the process of choosing legal Marijuana easier for patients and recreational users of decriminalized states. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 FindLocalWeed.com, is proud to announce its partnership with one of the nations leading Marijuana inventory, client and POS software companies, MJ Freeway as part of their tireless commitment to...

2013-11-29 23:01:31

Techniques and strategies for improving cognition are revealed by Nick Madge in his latest interview with the 7 Speed Reading™ and eReflect blog editor. The techniques of "accelerated learning" and "brainwave entertainment" are also discussed in this informative post. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Nick Madge is the brain behind infiniteminds.info, which offers a series of handpicked tools and other resources for unlocking the brain’s full potential...

2013-11-27 13:14:40

Treatments based on behavioral or non-invasive physiological stimulation show greatest potential Because the concept of permanent neurological injury has given way to recognition of the brain’s potential for long-term regeneration ad reorganization, rehabilitations strategies are undergoing radical changes.  The potential for five new translational interventions was examined in an article published ahead of print on November 13 by Neurology Clinical Practice: Barrett AM, Oh-Park M, Chen...

2013-11-21 14:21:09

When reading text or listening to someone speak, we construct rich mental models that allow us to draw conclusions about other people, objects, actions, events, mental states and contexts. This ability to understand written or spoken language, called “discourse comprehension,” is a hallmark of the human mind and central to everyday social life. In a new study, researchers uncovered the brain mechanisms that underlie discourse comprehension. The study appears in Brain: A Journal of...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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