October is National Dyslexia Month

October is National Dyslexia Month. Dyslexia is a neurological disorder, not an intellectual one, and it may be more common than you think!

Philanthropists give $106M to fund brain research alliance

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Billionaire philanthropists Joan and Sandy Weill announced Tuesday they are donating $106 million to launch a research initiative at three West Coast universities aimed at finding treatments for brain disorders like epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease. The donation to the University of California, San Francisco, the University of California, Berkeley, and the […]

Patients push limits for clues to chronic fatigue syndrome

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Researchers hooked Zach Ault to medical monitors as he slowly climbed onto a gym bike. An invisible disease is sidelining this once avid athlete and he knew the simple exercise would wipe him out — but Ault was pedaling for science. Chronic fatigue syndrome is one of medicine’s most vexing mysteries. […]

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