Health


November 15, 2021

Scientists Develop Brain Implant That Translates Paralyzed Man’s Thoughts Into Text

Reading minds may seem like the stuff of science fiction, but cutting-edge technologies which interpret brain activity are real and getting better every year. This technology has a lot of potential to assist those living with paralysis who have lost the ability to speak aloud. In the spring of 2021, a team of Stanford scientists published news of a resounding success in Nature. In an impressive breakthrough, the team developed a brain-computer interface (BCI)

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October 19, 2021

Harvard Doctor Explains the Simple Foods That Are Really Good for Your Brain

You might have heard of “brain foods” or “superfoods.” Talk of them is everywhere on the internet, particularly among social media influencers. While exaggerated and even harmful claims abound, respected doctors do know that some foods are good for the brain. In fact, these foods are ones you are probably familiar with and are easy to consciously incorporate into your diet.

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October 14, 2021

Study Finds Millions of mRNA Vaccines Produced No Immediate Severe Side Effects

The concerted efforts of the world's scientists produced multiple vaccines for COVID-19 in record speed. This unprecedented success was possible due in large part to advances in mRNA vaccine technology which had already been many years in the making. The two mRNA vaccines distributed in the United States—Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech—are incredibly effective at preventing the contraction, spread, and most serious cases of COVID-19. A recent study published in JAMA found that of 6.

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