Doctors define “covert consciousness” as “a degree of cognitive function that is important to recovery but is not detectable by standard bedside exams.” Now, however, for the first time, scientists have reported a large-scale demonstration of an approach that can help detect this function using a specialized computer analysis of routine EEG recordings from the skull,
According to John Hopkins, autoimmune diseases affect 23.5 million Americans, and nearly 80 percent of those are women. Autoimmune diseases turn people’s own immune systems against their bodies and include diseases like lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and thyroid disease.
Whether you’ve ever owned a dog or not, there’s a look you’re probably all too familiar with; the slanted eyebrows and possibly tilted head that is used to convey everything from “adopt me” to “don’t be sad”, or what scientists have labeled “AU101: inner eyebrow raise.” It’s also the first biological evidence scientists have found that domesticated dogs might have evolved a specialized ability strictly to better communicate with humans,
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. Caused by an imbalance of reproductive hormones, PCOS also impacts the metabolism, making it difficult for some sufferers to lose weight. It is also a common and treatable cause of infertility.