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May 11, 2013
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UA Geneticists Find Causes for Severe Childhood Epilepsies

Using a state-of-the-art DNA sequencing technique, UA researchers have discovered genetic mutations underlying seizure disorders in previously undiagnosed children. Researchers at the University of Arizona have successfully determined the genetic mutations causing severe epilepsies in seven out of 10 children … Continue reading

January 11, 2013
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Pesticides and Parkinson’s: UCLA Researchers Uncover Further Proof of a Link

Study suggests potential new target in fight against debilitating disease For several years, neurologists at UCLA have been building a case that a link exists between pesticides and Parkinson’s disease. To date, paraquat, maneb and ziram — common chemicals sprayed … Continue reading

April 6, 2011
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Deflating Scientific Fallacies

Yale neurologist Steven Novella populates his podcasts and blogs with aliens, ghosts and creationists for a single purpose: to help resurrect the lost art of scientific thinking. “I am interested in how otherwise intelligent people can get things so horribly … Continue reading