Da Vinci's hand impairment caused by nerve damage, not stroke

LakeArrowhead (#1) 71 days ago Science da vincis hand impairment caused nerve damage stroke All   Discuss  | Add To 
A fainting episode causing traumatic nerve damage affecting his right hand could be why Leonardo da Vinci's painting skills were hampered in his late career. While the impairment affected his ability to hold palettes and brushes to paint with his right hand, he was able to continue teaching and drawing with his left hand. According to most authors, the origin of da Vinci's right hand palsy was related to a stroke.


LakeArrowhead (#1) 826 days ago World News heart disease breakthough pump reverses damage All   Discuss  | Add To 

Tomi Lahren's Facebook Followers Could Be Collateral Damage in TheBlaze Exit

LakeArrowhead (#1) 838 days ago Entertainment tomi lahrens facebook followers collateral damage theblaze exit All   Discuss  | Add To 
Tomi Lahren has millions on the line in her negotiations to exit TheBlaze ... as in Facebook followers. Sources familiar with the negotiations between Tomi and Blaze brass tell us she's adamant about keeping her 4.2 million FB fans,…

Read this now: PwC in damage control | Cosby jury request | Teens disillusioned on politics

LakeArrowhead (#1) 868 days ago US News read pwc damage control cosby jury request teens disillusioned politics All   Discuss  | Add To 
Here are some of the key stories CNBC is following this hour.

Bridging the gap between the mechanics of blast traumatic brian injuries and cell damage

LakeArrowhead (#1) 882 days ago Science bridging gap mechanics blast traumatic brian injuries cell damage All   Discuss  | Add To 
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a largely silent epidemic that affects roughly two million people each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But the scale at which blast TBI (bTBI) injuries -- in the spotlight as the signature wound of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan -- occur and manifest is unknown. Recent studies within this realm suggest that rapid cavitation bubble collapse may be a potential mechanism for studying bTBI.

Frantic efforts to assess damage at major California dam as new storm system arrives

LakeArrowhead (#1) 886 days ago US News frantic efforts assess damage major california dam storm arrives All   Discuss  | Add To 
Damage to California's Oroville Dam spillway is forcing the state to consider work-around solutions as new storms arrive

NASA fears cosmic rays damage plane passengers' brains...

LakeArrowhead (#1) 899 days ago World News nasa fears cosmic rays damage plane passengers brains All   Discuss  | Add To 
NASA fears cosmic rays damage plane passengers' brains... (Second column, 12th story, link)

Quantifying radiation damage in SAXS experiments

LakeArrowhead (#1) 939 days ago Science quantifying radiation damage saxs experiments All   Discuss  | Add To 
Biological small-angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) is an experimental technique that provides low-resolution structural information on macromolecules.

'Collateral vessel' gene discovered that protects against stroke damage

LakeArrowhead (#1) 981 days ago Science collateral vessel gene discovered protects stroke damage All   Discuss  | Add To 
During stroke or heart attack, tissue damage can be limited because “collateral” vessels connect the tissue to other arteries. Collateral vessels can vary greatly in size and number from one person to the next. Scientists have now implicated the Rabep2 gene as a major contributor to variation.

Calcium supplements may damage the heart

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1005 days ago Science calcium supplements damage heart All   Discuss  | Add To 
Taking calcium in the form of supplements may raise the risk of plaque buildup in arteries and heart damage, although a diet high in calcium-rich foods appears be protective, say researchers at conclusion of their study that analyzed 10 years of medical tests on more than 2,700 people.

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