Tag Archives: Brain

Brain drain

Dr. Animesh, a young medico puts forth his concerns on the rising ‘brain-drain’ in the medical profession in India, the challenges young medicos face, and possible solutions to overcome them. The year 2019 was marked as one of the most strenuous years for medical postgraduate aspirants. We are aware of the term “Brain drain”, and […]

Using Brain Correctly

I can’t ever adequately express the beauty of the neuronal organisation within the Brain, realising once again that it feels far more rewarding to study than to explain it, to understand its poetic yet mathematically perfect logic rather than to describe the names of its components, to know that it functions as beautifully without one’s […]

NIH Proposes Multibillion Dollar Increase in Funding for BRAIN Initiative

  Yesterday, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) called for $4.5 billion in new federal funding over 10 years—beginning in Fiscal 2016—for research as part of the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, a White House-sponsored research effort announced by President Obama last year. This would quadruple the initial budget for the multiyear […]

For Now, Preventive Efforts Are Best Alzheimer’s Weapon

June 14, 2013  DOI: 10.1176/appi.pn.2013.6b10 Aaron Levin   Several factors can help maintain the brain’s health as people age, says a geriatric psychiatry expert.   “The brain undergoes a lot of wear and tear as it ages,” geriatric psychiatrist Gary Small, M.D., explained at APA’s 2013 annual meeting in May. Small has spent a career seeking […]

Learn to use both side of your brain…

Learn to use both side of your brain…DR HANSAL B 26MAY After my article on Narendra Modi using both side of his brain, many readers have asked me to write on how to develop a skill of using both side of the brain?! Here I’m sharing some ideas which will help you to learn to use […]