Parkinson Disease, Statins, and Cognition: A Review

Introduction   Historically, Parkinson’s disease (PD) was thought to be primarily a movement disorder excluding secondary effects. Today, PD is considered to be a disease that can sire a number of issues including, depression, apathy, psychosis, impulse control disorders (ICD’s), anxiety, and sleep disorders (Weintraub & Burn, 2011). With the incidence of dementia proliferating to […]

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Cerebral Palsy

Sorry for the long wait for this post. About 6 or 7 months ago I asked for input on different neurological and neuroscientific topics to talk about for the website. Cerebral Palsy (CP) was the first one I received and since then many life changes occurred and I was unable to commit proper time and […]

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Update

Hey guys, Long time no see. Sorry for the extreme length of time in which it took me to write this. I have had a number of life changing events, including getting a job upon graduation. I am hoping to continue writing on this site about various neurological conditions and I hope that you will […]

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Methadone: Efficacy for Reduction of Heroin/Opiate Use and Opiate Withdrawal Syndrome

Here is another review I did for my senior seminar course. A bit in-depth, but feel free to leave questions below. Introduction Heroin and opiate addiction are major problems in America. Approximately 4.2 million American citizens (over the age of 12) have used heroin at some point in their lifetime. Of the number of Americans […]

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Statins and Their Preventative Effects of Alzheimer’s Disease

Hey all, here is a review I wrote about Statins and Alzheimer’s disease. Leave comments below, let’s start a discussion. Introduction Alzheimer’s disease is a major health issue in America, given there were approximately 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s Disease in 2013.By the year 2050 the CDC has estimated that the approximate number of […]

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Papers for Cerebral Palsy

Hello chaps and chapesses, I am starting my preliminary research on the next topic, Cerebral Palsy. This topic seems to be extremely interesting and seeing as I am not as familiar with this disease as others it will be a great opportunity to learn something new. As always I have listed below the some of […]

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Review: Alzheimer’s Disease

For the first official post of this blog I thought it would be a good idea to talk about a topic that most people have had some exposure to, one in which Alzheimer’s disease. Firstly, let us answer the question as to what Alzheimer’s disease is.  According to the Alzheimer’s disease Association: “Alzheimer’s is a […]

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