New Study Relates The Effect of Poverty on Kids’ Brains

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Source: How Poverty Stunts Kids’ Brain Development We can all agree that one’s socioeconomic background is a definitive factor when it comes to things like their development and education, but according to a recent study conducted by researcher Seth Pollack of the University of Wisconsin–Madison this can be attributed to more than just access (or lack there of) to things …

Diabetes and Stroke: Towards a Model of Primary Prevention in Neurology

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troke is a significant public health concern: it is the second leading cause of death worldwide, and is a leading cause of permanent disability.  A population that has a particularly high risk for stroke is diabetics: in fact, one in eight diabetics will eventually suffer from a stroke, and having diabetes doubles one’s risk for stroke. Diabetes is highly prevalent …