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Tackling our love affair with booze — from deep brain stimulation to ‘Dry January’

The worst part was the noise and vibration of the drill burrowing into his skull. But Frank Plummer’s main worry, after undergoing deep brain stimulation for alcohol use disorder, “was whether or not my hair would grow back.” It did. So did his joy for life. The former scientific director of Canada’s national microbiology laboratory… Read More »

How antidepressants damage the brain

Increasing the available neurotransmitters may have the desired effect of alleviating your depression, lowering your neuropathic pain, or helping you think straight, but it can also lead to all kinds of how antidepressants damage the brain effects. This article needs additional citations for verification. While you’re on the medication, stay vigilant for side effects and… Read More »