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Are there any brain disorders that television causes?

Are there any brain disorders that television causes?

No: Not any true causation, but the flickering images could act like a strobe light and rarely incite seizure activity. Of course, if one watches tv to the exclusion of other activities, one might become passive and relatively deconditioned. ...Read more

Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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Can you tell me more about the brain disorder moy moy ?

Can you tell me more about the brain disorder moy moy ?

Moya Moya: Some arteries are narrowed in brain, along with blood clots forming. This leads to collateral vessels developing around the blocked vessels to compensate. It involves the internal carotid artery. Treatment is Aspirin & surgery. In Japanese, it means "Puff of smoke". ...Read more

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Is there a disease that causes a person's brain to age faster then their bodies?

Is there a disease that causes a person's brain to age faster then their bodies?

Depression, neurodeg: Depression, alzheimer's, parkinson's and other neurodegenerative disorders can age the brain faster than the body. ...Read more

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Brain disorder what exactly is a brain disorder.And what can cause them.I thank you for any replies.

Brain disorder what exactly is a brain disorder.And what can cause them.I thank you for any replies.

Hello. : Hello. The term brain disorder is very non-specific. There are many possible types of disorders that can effect the brain such as seizures, headaches, tumors, hemorrhages, traumatic brain injuries, viruses and bacterial infections just to mention a few. ...Read more

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What are main causes of perceptual changes in all senses, mainly vision? ( mental and brain disorders)

What are main causes of perceptual changes in all senses, mainly vision? ( mental and brain disorders)

An essay: There is enough information about this to write a book. When there is brain disorder of any type, firing occurs of neurons not always in a logical sequence. The brain attempts to make sense of the disorder by producing perceptual changes, imagery, sensations,etc. to try and order the disorder. The causes for the disorder can fill a textbook of neurology. ...Read more

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How can med students remember the parts of the brain, their functions, and disorders?

How can med students remember the parts of the brain, their functions, and disorders?

Most Medical Student: Most students remember the parts of the brain and their function usually either by rote memory or by association. ...Read more

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Describe the features of a brain disease.?

Describe the features of a brain disease.?

What kind?: I need more info to answer your question. How do you know it is a brain disease? In general, the brain is an organ just like your heart, lungs and liver. Things can go wrong in a number of ways: biochemically, electrically or structurally. ...Read more

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What parts of the brain are most commonly affected by huntington's disease?

What parts of the brain are most commonly affected by huntington's disease?

Basal ganglia: Motor areas at the center of the brain called basal ganglia are the main parts of the brain causing choreaform movements cerebral atrophy causes the dementia family history of hd is the rule. ...Read more

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Why is the huntington's disease brain smaller than the normal brain? Explanations please?

Why is the huntington's disease brain smaller than the normal brain? Explanations please?

Loss of neurons: People with advanced Huntingtons have a smaller brain because some of the neurons have degenerated over time. Loss of neurons results in less brain tissue and a lower brain mass and volume. ...Read more

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Is addiction a brain disease?

Is addiction a brain disease?

Yes: There may be behavioral components, but addiction is fundamentally related to underlying brain function and the effects of the substance on the brain. ...Read more